Looking for an easy way to give back and make a positive social impact? Choosing fair trade items, artisan made products, and seeking out businesses that give back when doing your holiday shopping will give dual purpose to your gift giving—making it that much more satisfying.
There’s no cozier time than fall than to gather your friends, light a fire, and enjoy some easy entertaining... And after a day of apple picking or searching for the perfect pumpkin in the crisp outdoors, a simmering pot of butternut squash soup and a generous serving of warm bread will certainly help to ward off the autumn chill.
It's no great surprise that Woodstock has influenced generations of music lovers and free-spirited youth. The event brought together over half a million people in celebration of peace, music, and love. Fifty years later, the spirit of Woodstock lives on—right on—right here at Calgo!
You’ve more than likely heard of book swaps and cookie swaps, but have you ever heard of plant swaps? Plant swaps are just what the name implies—they're get togethers in which the participants trade cuttings, seedlings, house plants, and plant knowledge. How great is that?
It’s been said of Calgo Gardens that “everywhere you look, you smile,” and our owners, Penny and Mark Estomin, have worked hard to ensure that. Inspired by their love and respect of nature, a passion for garden living, and a love of art, Calgo’s visually delightful grounds, accented with artisan-made whimsical and functional art, has made it a destination for many.
Calgo's landscaping team works hard to keep their clients’ container gardens vibrant and overflowing with beautiful blooms all summer long. We asked them to share some snaps of their colorful creations and to also share some tips on how to ensure the container gardens put on a show stopping display all season long.
Summer is made for entertaining—and it should be easy. The fresh flavors of local produce are ripe for the picking and don’t need much enhancement, making meal prep simple. Bring everything outdoors for a magical setting in the cool New Jersey nights lit up by dancing fireflies.