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You Can Create A Beautiful Green Space By Following These 4 Ideas

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Spring is the perfect time to get outside and start working on your garden or other green space. But if you’re not sure where to start, it can be difficult to create a space that is both beautiful and eco-friendly. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can make your green space more sustainable. And in this blog post, we’ll explore four of them. From using native plants to creating a rain garden, these ideas will help you create a space that is good for the environment and good for you.

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8 Amazing Ways To Upgrade Your Outdoor Area

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When people are at home and the weather is warm, most folks like to spend a lot of time outdoors. Whether they’re enjoying a cookout with friends and family or just soaking up the sun, it’s important to have a backyard that meets your requirements. A well-designed outdoor area can be a great place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In this article, we’ll discuss 8 ways to upgrade your outdoor area and make it more enjoyable for you and your guests.

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Awesome Ideas For Summer Days: Fun With The Family

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Summer is probably the best part of the year to lie back and bask in the day’s warmth. There are more times to stay out for as long as possible and enjoy outdoor activities that would be impossible during winter. It presents an exceptional opportunity to connect with family and friends, develop shared bonds, and have unlimited fun.

It would help if you do not struggle for ideas of activities to do during summer. Kids get bored and are easily distracted, so to keep them engaged, it is essential to have an exciting list of activities to engage in during the summer months without breaking the bank. 

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How To Design Your Backyard To Be Like The Ones From The Movies

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Your Backyard Can Give You A Chance To Enjoy The Outdoors Right From Your Home

If you like to spend time outdoors, then your backyard can give you the perfect opportunity to have fun and relax while you are still at home and eliminate any travel expenses. When it comes to designing the backyard, of course, you want it to look beautiful. Along with beauty, you should also consider the comfort factor when developing your backyard. 

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4 Tips to Ensure You’re Putting the Right Plant in the Right Place

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Ridgewood NJ, our backyards have taken on a greater importance in our lives since the COVID-19 pandemic. Yards, parks and other green spaces are the safe places for socializing, playtime and recreation. Just about anything you can do indoors – working, cooking, reading, exercising – can be done outside. And that’s why so many people are “backyarding” today and enhancing and expanding their personal bit of green.

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How to Easily Find Great Gardening Tips Online

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With summer finally arriving a lot of us will be spending more time in our garden lapping up the sun and taking care of our plants. A garden is a safe haven and gardening itself is known for being extremely therapeutic. If you want to up your gardening game then you have come to the right place as this post will tell you how to easily find great gardening tips online.

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Ridgewood Public Library : Going Native Without Feeding Bambi

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 Going Native Without Feeding Bambi

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Ridgewood NJ, Tired of waking up to find that deer have devoured your carefully tended garden? Native Plant Channel creator Lourdes Osorio explains how cultivating native plants can help deter voracious deer and provide sanctuary for butterflies and other pollinators.  Wednesday March 10th 7pm, Co-sponsored by Sustainable Ridgewood. Register here.

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4 Things to Consider When Planning Your Garden

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When you want to establish a flower or vegetable garden at your home, you should properly plan it. Gardening is part of the landscaping, and it also helps improve the aesthetic appearance of your home. However, to achieve this goal, there are certain elements that you should know. Here are the four things to consider when planning your garden.

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How to Plan a Backyard Vacation

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Ridgewood NJ, Make a backyard staycation plan. Put together a gentle schedule with a mixture of activities that your family will enjoy like dining, camping and games. Add a theme for the week, day or evening. A luau theme can be carried through with costumes, food and activities. A sports theme can have everyone in team jerseys and doing sports activities. Use creative names for meals and activities to spice things up. Even you don’t have a pool, children’s water play misters or sprinklers can help everyone cool off in the backyard (provided your area is not under drought conditions).

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Invasive plant species threaten New Jersey landscape

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James M. O’Neill , Staff Writer, @JamesMONeill15:54 p.m. ET June 14, 2017

As peak gardening season lures North Jersey homeowners to landscape supply centers, they buy and cart home many shrubs and trees that — just over the state line in New York — are prohibited in suburban yards.

Many Northeast states have cracked down on the sale of non-native plant species because they out-compete and suffocate native plant species that birds, butterflies and other insects rely on for food. Some environmentalists describe these invasive non-natives as if they were thugs marauding through area forests.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2017/06/14/invasive-plant-species-threaten-new-jersey-landscape/397929001/