Gardening for Life: Winter is the time to plan your spring garden

By Jose German For Montclair LocalJose German is a New Jersey environmental activist, Essex County Certified Master Gardener and Montclair resident. He is the founder of the Northeast Earth Coalition, an nonprofit environmental organization. Winter is...

MHS students plant for the community

Montclair High School students are giving back to the community with a garden in Rand Park. They are hosting a Fall Festival on Nov. 21.

Gardening for Life: creating the holistic garden

Gardening can be good for the soul.

History and heritage: spring flowers at iris gardens are a tradition

History and heritage: An archival picture by Mitchell Kelly shows three people enjoying the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens circa 1945.

Gardening for Life: A garden checklist helps you plan

Look over your garden checklist during the winter to plan a summer garden.

Gardening for life: Wrapping up gardening season

Now is the season to plan for the spring and summer, writes Jose German in the latest "Gardening for Life." And don't forget: "Leave the leaves!"

Culture in brief: bats and more at Van Vleck

Van Vleck House & Gardens offers “Summer Fun in the Garden” on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2:30-4 p.m. The program, geared toward kids and family, will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van...

Culture in brief: free trees from township on Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day, on Friday, April 26 (2-5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 27 (10-1 p.m.), Montclairites can receive free native-to-New-Jersey trees.

Photo Gallery: the Montclair Garden Club comes up roses at the Flower & Garden...

The Montclair Garden Club won multiple awards awards 16th Annual New Jersey Flower & Garden Show at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison. Along with first place winners Barbara Baletti and...

Gardening for life: fighting climate change

In his latest "Gardening for Life," Jose German, founder of the Northeast Earth Coalition, discusses what people can do to fight climate change.