In Montclair, gardening helps grow a community (Gardening for Life)
It is inspiring to see how fortunate we are in Montclair to have so many people who feel compelled to do something for our community and people in need, Jose German-Gomez says.
How to care for plants indoors over the winter (Gardening for Life)
Most indoor plants are of tropical origin, so chilly weather is a challenge for them, Jose German-Gomez says.
A look back at an unusual gardening year (Gardening for life)
By JOSE GERMAN-GOMEZ For Montclair Local This has been an unusual gardening season: extreme record temperatures, a lot of rain and the disastrous remnants of a hurricane. Even with these challenges, the vegetable harvest has been bountiful, and the lessons about Mother Nature’s behavior have been extensive. ...
The climate crisis is here: Producing your own veggies can help (Gardening for Life)
Jose German-Gomez says we can act as individuals — and Montclair and NJ can help.
Favorite flowers, season by season (Gardening for Life)
Environmental activist Jose German-Gomez recommends "working with rather than against nature."
A century and a half of gardening pioneers in Montclair (Gardening for Life)
Montclair has a gardening tradition dating to the early days of its incorporation in 1868.
Getting your thumb to go green (Gardening for Life)
If you are one those people who say, “Every plant I touch dies,” stop blaming yourself!
The growing season is here, so get going (Gardening for Life)
Gardening has become more important than ever. Few activities have been better for managing the stress and depression caused by this crisis.
Lets plant the seeds of the future (Gardening for Life)
When this crisis is over, let’s cherish the beauty of “normal," Jose German says.
Gardening for Life: Finishing up the season
Leave the leaves, and reflect on your garden, and plans, as the fall season goes into winter, writes Jose German in "Gardening for Life."