Gardening and Landscaping News & Tips

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 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: 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 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 […]

Autumn is a great time for planting

February 22, 2019

Research shows that upgrading a property’s landscaping can significantly increase the value. Many folks are surprised to learn that autumn runs a close second to spring as an ideal planting time, but it’s true: cool temperatures, reliable rainfall, and short, bright days help plants make a quick and easy transition to your landscape. Despite the […]

How Much Does Landscaping Really Add to a Home’s Value?

February 21, 2019

This article previously appeared in Turf Magazine in 2016 Research shows that upgrading a property’s landscaping can significantly increase the value. The value of an attractive landscape to a home’s perceived value has often been stated at 15 percent. Is this figure reliable, and what landscape features do contribute to the value of a home? […]