Brock Farms - Freehold

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Recent Blog Posts

Light This Way

Greet your holiday guests in a unique way. On a cold winter night, ice luminaries (or lanterns) are a beautiful way to light a path, entrance way, patio or steps. They're excellent outdoor decorations for parties and celebrations and, best of all, they're easy to make.

Forcing Bulbs for Winter Color

You can add color to your indoor garden during the drab days of winter by forcing bulbs into bloom. Forcing causes bulbs to flower before they normally would outdoors. Start the process in autumn. Buy the best-quality bulbs you can find. When you pick out bulbs, examine them thoroughly.

Plant a Rock Garden

After years of collecting the rocks from garden beds and casting them in a corner of the yard, you now have a rather impressive stockpile of stones in assorted colors, shapes and sizes. You've probably tried to give them away, but no one seems the least bit interested.

Thirsty Trees

  Though trees are much more resilient than flowers or grass, you still need to pay attention to how much water they're getting, especially as hot weather hits.

Planting Pointers

  When working on top of prepared soil, kneel on a piece of plywood to distribute your weight. Whatever you decide to plant, do all you can by reaching into your freshly prepared garden beds rather than flattening the soil with your sturdily clad feet.