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Category: When I Planted

Garden Roll Call – Summer 2017

The gardens at this property are new, planted in just the past 2 years. At my old house, I got confused after a while about when I planted what tree or berry bush. I’m starting an annual post… Garden Roll Call where I will list whats been added and when.…

Late June in My NJ Garden

I didn’t think any of the squash or cucumbers had a chance of coming through and bearing fruit this year with the zillions of cucumber beetles and squash bugs I saw earlier in the season, but these plants are troopers! Now that the hot weather has hit, shade or full…

Companion Planting and Ruth Stout’s Gardening Method

Egyptian walking onions look different every season, I swear. I don’t remember them doing THIS last year, but then, this is only the second spring I’ve had them growing in the garden. Don’t they look weird? Those little pouches started out down at the base of the plant and moved…

Starting seeds for 2012

I started my first seeds of 2012 tonight in my aerogarden garden starter tray. I few golden acre and flat Dutch cabbages, a few snowball cauliflower and some giant escarole. This week I will make some newspaper pots and start some more cold weather seeds in the unheated greenhouse in…