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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…

Harlequin Bugs on my Broccoli

I had Harlequin Bugs on my broccoli in the back yard. I’d never seen those before. They weren’t on all the plants, just the ones that didn’t look like they were doing well. Were they stressed before or after the bugs paid a visit? I’ll say they were stressed before…

Not much for Pie? Rhubarb muffins rock!

My three year old outrageously beautiful rhubarb plant is growing in my front yard. Last year I tried adding some to one of my fresh fruit/vegetable juices and I was totally turned off. I’ve never tasted rhubarb before and it was way too overpowering in the juice. I never bothered…