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Thanksgiving 2016

November 24, 2016

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Read our Thanksgiving wishes from the Plant Detectives family to yours. Read Full Story »

Maintaining the Landscape Event

June 3, 2016

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Join us Saturday June 4th at 10am for our free Spring Garden Series Event. Learn more & RSVP. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Dormant Oil Spray

April 5, 2016

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Spring is here and we're back with #TreeTipTuesday. Watch now. Read Full Story »

Driver Needed

March 10, 2016

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We are in need of a Class A CDL licensed driver. Click here for details. Read Full Story »

Welcome Heide Taylor!

February 7, 2016

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Excited to welcome Heide Taylor to our team! Meet Heide here: Read Full Story »

Christmas Lights at Plant Detectives

December 22, 2015

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Why do we love Christmas lights so much at Plant Detectives? Read a holiday note from Art Laster Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Decorating a Live Tree for Christmas

December 8, 2015

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Thinking about decorating a live tree with roots for Christmas this year? Check out ‪#‎TreeTipTuesday‬ to see how it's done. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - How to Pick the Right Christmas Tree

December 1, 2015

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There's a perfect Christmas Tree for every home. Ever wonder how to pick the right one? We'll help guide you during this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Hydrangea Flower Types

July 21, 2015

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With no shortage of Hydrangea out there, let's take a look at different flower types in this week's ‪#‎TreeTipTuesday‬. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Carpet, Drift, & Knock Out Roses

July 14, 2015

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Drift, Carpet, or Knock Out? These roses provide stunning color throughout the growing season. #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Hybrid Tea Rose Care

July 7, 2015

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Hybrid Tea Roses are a labor of love. Learn about caring for these beauties in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Rose Pruning

June 30, 2015

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Roses are red, violets are blue, watch #TreeTipTuesday and learn a thing or two. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Pieris Japonica 'Katsura'

June 23, 2015

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Looking for a beautiful plant to fill that shady area of your landscape? Check out Pieris Japonica 'Katsura' in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Acer palmatum 'Kinshi'

June 16, 2015

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Looking for a unique maple? Check out Acer palmatum 'Kinshi' in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Deer Tolerant Shrubs

June 9, 2015

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Looking for a deer tolerant shrub? Check out Deutzia in this week's #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Buddleia

June 2, 2015

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This buddleia's for you! #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

Maples, Maples, and More Maples

May 28, 2015

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With so many Japanese maples out there, which is right for you? Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Balled and Burlapped or Containers

May 19, 2015

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It's the age old question: balled-and-burlapped or containers? Learn more in this week's #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

Spring Garden Series

May 14, 2015

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We're excited to kick off our annual Spring Garden Series this Saturday. Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Acclimatization

May 12, 2015

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Acclimatization sounds like an SAT word, but fear not, we're here to break down what it means for you and your plants. #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Autumn Flowering Cherry

May 5, 2015

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Check out Autumn Flowering Cherry in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

Service Berry in Bloom

April 29, 2015

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You can actually make jam with this tree that's commonly found in the woods in our area. Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - How To Protect Your Plants From Frost

April 28, 2015

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A special fan's choice edition of #TreeTipTuesday! How to protect your plants from frost. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Root Ball Cages

April 21, 2015

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Find out what to do with root ball cages or wire baskets in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Why We Love Stewartia

April 14, 2015

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Find out why we love Stewartia in this week's #TreeTipTuesday. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 4/6/15

April 11, 2015

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Click here to find out if you've correctly named that plant. Read Full Story »

#TreeTipTuesday - Where do we get our plants?

April 7, 2015

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So where exactly do we get our plants? #TreeTipTuesday Read Full Story »

Introducing #TreeTipTuesday!

March 31, 2015

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Join us Tuesdays for interesting tips, tricks, and fun facts about all things horticulture. Read Full Story »

As Good As Gold

March 28, 2015

Posted in : Plants We Dig
Looking for 12 months of color and good deer resistance? Who isn't? Look no further than Picea Orientalis “Skylands” and Picea Orientalis "Firefly." Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

Happy New Year

January 1, 2015

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Should auld acquaintance be forgot? We don't think so...Click here for Art's New Year's wishes. Read Full Story »

Streets of Chester Seasonal Window Display

December 12, 2014

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Check out our collaboration with Earth Turf and Blooms and Streets of Chester to create this beautiful seasonal window display. Read Full Story »

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014

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From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! Read Full Story »

Chubb Park Chester, NJ

November 4, 2014

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Plant Detectives is proud to partner with Cedarwood Landscaping of Chester NJ. In the beautification of Chubb Park in Chester, NJ. Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Peak Foliage Season

October 17, 2014

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Don’t blink. Just that fast, autumn approaches and we’re washed in a sea of color and just like that, if you’re not paying attention the color is gone. Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Fall Is For Planting

September 12, 2014

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So the kids are back to school and summer is coming to a close, but fear not! Fall is upon us and that means cider, sweaters, and PLANTING! Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 8/26/14

September 10, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Think you have what it takes to name this "stately" plant? Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 8/15/14

August 21, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
If you're a plant geek like us than you can surely NAME THAT PLANT. Click here for more info! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 7/25/14

August 4, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Calling all plant geeks! Click here to Name That Plant! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 7/17/14

July 24, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Can you name this variegated mystery plant? Click here to Name That Plant! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 7/8/14

July 14, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Go ahead and flaunt your plant knowledge. Click here to Name That Plant! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 6/27/14

July 3, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Channel your inner plant geek and name that plant! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 6/19/14

June 19, 2014

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Can you identify this mystery plant? Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Liberty State Park Donation

June 9, 2014

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Click here to read more about our recent donation to Liberty State Park. Read Full Story »

Landscape Design With Andrea Buckingham

June 7, 2014

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The first Saturday in our Spring Garden Series was a great success! Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Presby Iris Gardens

June 1, 2014

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Presby Gardens is in peak bloom this week! Click here to learn more and to visit. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 5/27/14

May 27, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Recognize this beauty? Click here to NAME THAT PLANT! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 5/21/14

May 21, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Alright plant geeks, this one's difficult. Name that plant! Read Full Story »

Spring Garden Series

May 20, 2014

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It's here. Plant Detectives' "Spring Garden Series" begins June 7th. Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

Cherry Blossoms at Branch Brook Park

April 24, 2014

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Love Cherry Blossoms? Be sure to visit Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ! Click here to read more. Read Full Story »

Elegantissima & Ivory Silk

April 22, 2014

Posted in : Plants We Dig
Looking for deer-resistant and pest-free trees? Click here to read more about two Plants We Dig! Read Full Story »

Dazzling Daffodils at Willowwood Arboretum

April 18, 2014

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Catch The Dazzling Daffodils At Willowwood Arboretum This Weekend! Click here to learn more. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 4/9/14

April 9, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Click here to take a stab at this week's mystery plant! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 4/1/14

April 1, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Consider yourself a Plant Detective? Click here to identify this mystery plant. Read Full Story »

Summer Snowflake & Passion Frost

March 26, 2014

Posted in : Plants We Dig
Viburnum Summer Snowflake and Pieris Japonica "Passion Frost" are two lesser-known plants that you should try in your landscape. Click here to learn why. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 3/14/14

March 14, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Can you identify this pretty pink mystery plant? Read Full Story »

Chester Food Pantry Needs Donations

March 12, 2014

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Please donate to this great cause! Click here for a list of needed items and drop off locations. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 3/5/14

March 5, 2014

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Engelmann Spruce & Chaemacyparis Nootkatensis Glauca

March 2, 2014

Posted in : Plants We Dig
Learn more about Engelmann Spruce & Chaemacyparis Nootkatensis Glauca, two underutilized plants. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 2/15/14

February 15, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Name that plant, we dare you... Read Full Story »

Katsura Tree & Blue Shadow

February 12, 2014

Posted in : Plants We Dig
Plant Detectives' 2nd edition of Plants We Dig, featuring Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsura Tree and Fothergilla Gardenii ‘blue shadow.’ Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 2/5/14

February 5, 2014

Posted in : Name That Plant
Can you identify this mystery plant? Read Full Story »

Heavy Snow Can Damage Your Plants

February 4, 2014

Posted in : Garden Tips
You think your back hurts after shoveling? How do you think your plants feel holding all of that heavy snow? Read Full Story »

Plants We Dig

February 3, 2014

Posted in : Plants We Dig
From the minds of Plant Detectives, we present “Plants We Dig”. Hopefully an ongoing series highlighting old, new, and other plants that deserve consideration for your garden. Read Full Story »

State of the (Plant Detectives) Union

January 29, 2014

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Now that the POTUS has made his address to the union, here is ours! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 1/16/14

January 16, 2014

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Think you have what it takes to Name That Plant? Read Full Story »

Winter Gardening Tips

January 9, 2014

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Gardening tips for the cold Winter season, including how to deal with those pesky dear. Read Full Story »

Name That Plant 1/6/14

January 6, 2014

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Name That Plant 1/6/14 Read Full Story »

Plant Detective Pinterest

January 2, 2014

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Check out the latest and greatest from our Pinterest account. Read Full Story »

Plant Detectives Twitter Feed

January 1, 2014

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The latest and greatest from the official Plant Detectives Twitter account Read Full Story »

Christmas Wishes From Our Staff

December 25, 2013

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Our Christmas wishes to your family and friends Read Full Story »

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2013

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Happy Thanksgiving From Plant Detectives! Read Full Story »

Plant Detectives TV Ad!

November 27, 2013

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Check out our TV ad! Read Full Story »

Name That Plant

November 6, 2013

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Are you a Plant Detective? Read Full Story »