Gardening and Landscaping News & Tips

How to Grow Hydrangeas in New Jersey – Quick and Easy Guide

March 29, 2021

When it  comes to creating a beautiful garden, there is nothing like a hydrangea.  These flowering plants bloom in a variety of colors and are vibrant, full, and fragrant.  This is the perfect time to start planning and planting, and the experts at Cerbo’s are here to help. When to plant hydrangeas The two best […]

Prepping Your NJ Garden for Spring Planting

March 22, 2021

Although the chilly weather might still be around, the end of winter is the perfect time to get ready for your spring planting.  Grab your garden gloves, and your winter hat, and get your lawn and garden ready to go. Cerbo’s is here with tips for getting your New Jersey garden ready to go for […]

Our Family Owned NJ Garden Center Offers the Best Native Plants and Trees

June 4, 2020

We all want beautifully landscaped and serene yards.  A locally-based landscaping company like Cerbo’s Greenhouse and Garden Center knows New Jersey’s landscaping and environmental needs.  For your larger projects, the pros at Cerbo’s Hampton Nursery and Cerbo’s Parsippany Greenhouse know what will work best to promote a beautiful landscape while supporting and helping the local […]

Native Plants! What Are They and Why Plant Them?

October 4, 2019

Study finds that plants introduced to your garden are escaping and impacting the natural areas around you. This research contributes to a large body of evidence showing how invasive plants in our natural areas were introduced by residential and commercial landscaping. Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) is a plant native to Asia. It is commonly found […]

Why Fall is the Best Time for Grass

August 17, 2019

The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed This article recently appeared on Pennington’s website click here for full article https://www.pennington.com/all-products/grass-seed/resources/the-best-time-to-plant-grass-seed When your sights are set on a thick, lush lawn, planting grass seed represents an investment of time, money, labor and hope. From seeding new lawns to repairing rough spots and renewing existing turf, proper […]

How to Identify and Control Red Thread

July 7, 2019

This article recently appeared on Scott’s website, for the full article click here: https://www.scotts.com/en-us/library/lawn-disease-control/how-identify-and-control-red-thread Here are some ways to be confident you have red thread, plus tips for getting rid of it. The first time you see a red-pink patch of grass in your lawn, you may think it’s just the way the light is […]

17 Super-Simple Natural Weed Killer Tips & Recipes

June 6, 2019

1. DIY Natural Weed Killer This natural weed killer recipe is one of the most basic but effective homemade mixes out there. As this recipe doesn’t include chemicals, it may require a few applications, as the mixture isn’t able to penetrate to the root systems in one go. DIY Weed Killer Recipe 1 Gallon White […]

6 Secrets for Growing the Tastiest Tomatoes

May 20, 2019

6 SECRETS FOR GROWING THE TASTIEST TOMATOES May 16, 2017/in Summer Gardening / A good tomato is hard to forget. You know you’ve hit the jackpot in that first, juicy bite. Every tomato has the potential to be great and some extra attention now will pay off big time come harvest. Set the stage for a stellar […]

Spring Fertilizer Tips

April 12, 2019

What Does Fertilizer Actually Do? April 3, 2019/in Espoma Videos / Laura walks us through fertilizing trees, shrubs, perennials in early spring. Wait until you see some growth on your plant to fertilize. 1. Gardening always starts with the soil. Organic fertilizer “feeds the soil that feeds the plants”. The process by which organic fertilizers deliver their nutrients enhances the fertility and […]

Why, When, and How to Apply Lime to Your Lawn

March 25, 2019

This article previously appeared on www.pennington.com for the whole article Click Here Lime is just about the best thing you can give to your lawn… In many parts of the country, adding lime to your lawn is as essential as mowing it. Without lime, lawn grasses may be unable to benefit from the nutrients in […]