Spring is the perfect time to begin container gardening
The month of April can mean different things to people. Many individuals dread the month as it is federal income tax time. However, many people enjoy the month as spring is in full effect, allowing them to indulge in outdoor activities like going to the beach, playing baseball, or hiking. Another great activity during the spring is gardening, which has actually increased in popularity over the last few years. The 2018 National Gardening Survey found that 77% of American households are gardening and that spending hit a record $47.8 billion on lawn and garden retail sales. (1) Another growing component of the gardening scene is container gardening, which is when people use pots instead of the ground to grow plants. A number of those living at The Avenue at South Orange, New Jersey, are showing off their green thumbs through their container gardens.
March heralds the arrival of the annual home cleaning tradition
The arrival of March features more than just the end of winter. The month is when MLB spring training winds down and the start of the new season takes place. March is also the home of St. Patrick’s Day, the Irish holiday that was celebrated by 149 million Americans in 2018. (1) One tradition associated with March is spring cleaning, the annual rite that finds homeowners cleaning their homes from top to bottom.
Local venues allow residents to fully enjoy Valentine’s Day
February marks the winding down of winter and the upcoming approach of spring. The hallmark of February for most people is Valentine’s Day, the romantic holiday filled with flowers, jewelry, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and images of Cupid. 180 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged every year in the United States, and a staggering 224 million roses are grown for the holiday. It is interesting to note that women buy 85% of all Valentine’s Day cards while men buy 73% of all the flowers. (1) The residents of The Avenue at South Orange, New Jersey, are indeed fortunate that they have many nearby venues that are ready to make this year’s Valentine’s Day special.
A new year brings fresh opportunities for those living at the luxury apartment complex to change their lives for the better
The start of a new year brings a feeling of optimism for most people. Many look forward to what the upcoming year has to offer, and there is a prevailing attitude that one’s life will be better in the new year than it was in the last. One way that people seek to improve their lot during the new year is to make some resolutions. Finding the way to stick to those resolutions can be tricky business, but the residents of The Avenue at South Orange, New Jersey, are fortunate that they have plenty of nearby options to keep them on track.