7 great CSA farm programs in New Jersey

New Jersey is known as the garden state, and predictably, they have a lot of great stuff going on as far as gardens and farms go. Farming is one of their most prominent industries, focusing on potatoes, tomatoes, and peaches. Here are some of the best of the best community agriculture programs we found in the illustrious garden state of New Jersey.

Gourd showcase

Tips for Growing Gourds

‘Tis the season for collections of beautiful pumpkins, squash, and gourds surrounded by overstuffed hay bales and tall corn stalks. Did you know that growing your own gourds is as easy as growing your own tomatoes? We’re here to walk you through the simple process of growing your own and you’ll have them in time to showcase them for fall!

Great Holiday Gifts for the Garden Lover

Do you have an outdoor entertainer or gardener on your holiday shopping list? With the holiday season moving quickly we thought we’d give you a hand and tip you off to ten great gift options. Check ‘em out!

Plant of the Month: Chrysanthemum

Commonly known as a mum, the Chrysanthemum is a hardy plant has become the standard fall flower for many gardeners in cooler climates. The mum’s ability to be winter-hardy in zones 5 and up, and, with a little extra care, in zone 4, makes it a very versatile and reliable addition to any garden.