The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today.
Be the 200th person to LIKE Mount Vernon Farms' FACEBOOK page to win a beautiful Norway Spruce tree. (Tree must be picked up at our farm in Vernon, NJ.) Our containerized trees handle easily and plant with minimal trauma. Plus these trees have been growing with us here in Vernon since they were seedlings.
BAGWORMS or EVERGREEN CONES?
Be on the lookout for tan-colored "tassels" on your evergreen trees. They look innocuous, but bagworms are voracious critters that will destroy your beautiful trees and shrubs. The University of Kentucky offers helpful information on how to manage this pest. Read more
FIREWOOD USERS- BEWARE INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER BEETLE
The State of New Jersey has issued a warning about the destructive Emerald Ash Borer recently discovered in NJ. Report signs of the beetle to the NJ Department of Agriculture at 609-406-6939. Read more