Experts say there are many ways to reuse your old Christmas tree in your garden. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Suggest Alternatives To Throwing Away Your Old Christmas Tree

Christmas trees served us well during the holidays, but in the New Year, they are invariably tossed to the curb and left to be picked up as trash.


Experts say the first day of autumn is the perfect time to begin fall gardening. (Photo: CBS 2)

Experts: Take Advantage Of The Weather And Begin Fall Gardening

Tuesday was the first full day of autumn and experts say the perfect time to clean up your lawn and fall into gardening.


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Doctor Raises Red Flag Over Safety Of Lawn Care Spray

Although some homeowners use pesticides to protect their backyards from unwanted invaders like weeds and insects, doctors are raising a red flag about chemical concerns.


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Grow Your Own Spring Herb Garden

Indoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.


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6 NYC Cafes, Shops & Salons Offering Military Discounts

Remember to thank a veteran this Veterans Day.


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Gardening Experts Offer Tips To Grow Your Own Edible Garden

There are few things better in the summertime than picking fresh herbs and vegetables from your own garden — and doing so could even help you save some bucks on your grocery bill.


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Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This Summer

Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.


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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?


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10 Tips To Winterize Your Lawn And Garden

Autumn days may be full of falling leaves and crisp weather, but it is also a time to prep your lawn for winter.


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5 Edible Items To Grow On Your New York Rooftop This Summer

If you are new to gardening, try these low maintenance vegetables and herbs.


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Spring Cleaning Backyard Makeover In New York For Under $100

Get the backyard and garden ready for summer with a cost effective and thorough spring cleaning.


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The Best Garden Centers In New Jersey

Here are a few of New Jersey’s best garden centers to help you get your hands dirty and your lawn ready for spring.



Local Gardening Expert Offers Tips For Spring

Local gardening expert Colleen Plimpton, author of Mentors In The Garden Of Life, spoke to WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack to offer her tips to Tri-State residents looking to keep their gardens looking exquisite this spring season.

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Flowers are seen at the Tulip Festival at the West Side Community Garden - New York, NY - Apr 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Expert Colleen Plimpton Offers Gardening Tips As Spring Approaches

Today is the first of March and it’s not too early to get a head start on the garden.


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Have You Cleaned Up Your Garden This Fall?

Your flowers may no longer be blooming, but it’s not quite time to forget all about your garden.