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Category: Fruits

Propagating Figs with Cuttings, Part 2

This experiment has been pretty successful so far! Isn’t it amazing what you can learn about on the internet? I had no idea how to do this until I started reading blog posts and watching youtube videos about it. Continuing the progress of the start of the project from the…

Propagating figs with cuttings

This is the first time I’ve considered growing figs. My friend Theresa texted me yesterday to tell me she was pruning her fig trees before bringing them into the garage for the winter and asked if I wanted a few cuttings. How could I refuse?! I’m not sure of the…

Productive fruit trees with a few bad apples

We’ve got the first real crop of apples this year on the Crimson Gala tree. I didn’t thin them as much as I should have because I had read about June drop and I wasn’t sure the toll it would take. Not many fell at all. I would love to…

Garlic scapes, growing kiwi fruit and digging potatoes

It’s June in mynjgarden and the livin’ is easy! I’ve been harvesting bowl after bowl of salad greens and some of them have started to flower. There’s plenty left though and most of it was self seeded from the ones I let go to seed last year. I’m running low…

June 2014 NJ Garden Progress and Changes

Mom stays here often these days and brings our dear, energetic, 2 1/2 year old yellow lab, VANNA. Vanna lives in capital letters. She’s hilarious, willful, crazy, smart and a big pain in my garden’s butt. Yesterday, we put up a knee high fence to keep her rampages contained to…