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 sun, they are bursting forth … Read more

My Granny Smith Apple Tree is Blooming in October?

I think my tree is confused. It did NOT bloom in spring when it’s neighboring Crimson Gala tree bloomed and I was worried because these two trees were supposed to be able to pollinate each other. This is only the third autumn it’s been planted in my backyard. Will it bloom this coming spring? Will … Read more