Frequently Asked Questions

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Listed below is a list of some frequently asked questions we receive from our customers. Please read through them as we try our best to provide informative answers to these questions. If you do not see your question listed below, feel free to contact us and we would be happy to assist you.

We sell all of our bulk materials by the yard. A Yard is one scoop in our front-end loader. Depending on the material, a yard will be slightly more than a ton.

A yard will cover an area of 100 sq ft at 2” deep. This is suggested when you do not have an existing layer of material already. If you have a base of the same material such as stone, you can do 200 square feet at 1” deep

We can deliver the same day normally and within a few hours as long as you call before 3 p.m.

Our free delivery includes any in-store items and small plants and shrubs. We cannot offer free delivery for bulk materials or large tree orders that require additional equipment use other than a pickup truck.

May’s Landing to Forked River, Whiting to Long Beach Island.

Yes, we are open 7 days a week, from 8 AM to 5 PM.

We do not offer any installation for plant material but can refer you to a local contractor who can.

We do not offer any installation for plant material but can point you to a local contractor who can.

Potting mix contains fertilizer and wetting agents and is used in part or in full for potted plants, raised garden beds, and some ground plantings. Screened topsoil is filtered for large rocks and twigs. Unscreened topsoil is not filtered and may have weed roots mixed in.

Recommended flower based on cemetery’s elements;

  • Shasta Daisy – Prefers well drained soil
  • Coneflower – Full sun
  • Perennial Geranium (Rozeann) – Part to full shade; sprawls
  • Hosta – Full sun to deep shade; mostly green foliage
  • Ferns – Full shade; green foliage with accent colored leaves
  • Catmint – Sun to part shade; spreads; drought tolerant
  • Coreopsis – Requires deadheading to maintain bloom
  • Black-Eyed Susan/Rudbeckia – Full sun; requires deadheading to maintain bloom
  • Sedum – Drought-resistant
  • Flowering Vinca (Annual) – Full sun to part shade; heat and drought tolerant
  • Creeping Zinnia – Heat and drought tolerant; disease resistant; sprawls

Other flowers that may do well but require more maintenance include Lantana, Verbena, Salvia, and Angelonia.

Ocean County, NJ is USDA Hardiness Zone 6b to 7a.

The best way to answer this question is to refer to The Old Farmer’s Almanac. They use recorded data history to better predict the frost patterns. After clicking the link above, enter your ZIP code into the provided site search bar on the center of the page and select the “enter” button on your keyboard.

It’s not what you’d think! Annual plants last for a single growing season before dying off. Perennial plants regrow every year.

This is a tricky question to answer. You can attempt to keep some annuals alive by bringing them indoors in the cold weather, but depending on the plant’s needs, they might not survive the winter.

Feeding your plants should be a priority, especially if they’re in pots or containers. Some experts recommend feeding your plants every 4-5 days, regardless of what the directions on your food’s container says. Others say a good feeding 1-2 times a month is sufficient. Although, one thing is certain, you should NEVER feed your plants when they’re dry! Doing so can cause damage to your plants. Feeding when soil is thoroughly moist is the best time to do so.

Ideally, your lawn should be 6.2 to 7 to be considered neutral.

Your lawn should get about one inch of water per week, including rainfall. A thorough watering twice a week will encourage deep root growth.

Most experts agree you should water before 10 AM. This will keep evaporation to a minimum and keep the turf cooler throughout the day, even during the sun’s hottest rays. While some may suggest watering at night, this can actually promote lawn disease and should be avoided.