Brock Farms - Freehold

Call Now: 732-462-2700 4189 US 9 North Freehold, NJ 07728

Brock Farms - Colts Neck

Call Now: 732-462-0900 375 Route 34 Colts Neck, NJ 07722

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Be Water Wise this Summer

Even during summer’s hottest days and droughts, you can still have a successful growing season rich with fruitful harvests. Watch your garden thrive during the summer with a little planning, the right soil and proper watering methods. Try these low-water tips for your best summer harvest yet. Read More Be Water Wise this Summer

Are You Ready? If you haven't done so already because the soil temperature was too cold, it's time to get ready for lawn care. On a day that the ground is dry, clear the lawn of leaves and debris. If you are not seeding, apply Green Up with Crabgrass Preventer and Mag-I-Cal on the same day. If you are seeding, apply our Crabgrass Preventer plus New Seeding Fertilizer  and Mag-I-Cal on the same day.   Pesky Dandelions In the late spring, dandelions appear quickly once the temperature rises. Many times this happens one to two weeks after your first application of Green-Up plus Crabgrass Preventer has occurred. At this time, we recommend our  Read More April is National Lawn Care Month

When Should I Apply Crabgrass Preventer?

Crabgrass - 3 Leaf Stage It's warm out. Should I apply crabgrass preventer? It depends on your area.  Crabgrass typically germinates when soil temperatures consistently reach 62°. Crabgrass preventer should be applied when soil temperatures reach 50° to 55°. What is your soil temperature? Click here to find out. Once your soil temperature is in the correct range, it is important to apply Green-Up plus Crabgrass Preventer.   Crabgrass - Mature Plant Green-Up plus Crabgrass Preventer not only provides season-long prevention of crabgrass, but controls crabgrass AFTER it grows - up to the third leaf stage. If you plan to seed this spring, then you must use our  Read More When Should I Apply Crabgrass Preventer?