Memorial Day Washout Makes for a Happy Garden

It may have been a bad day for Barbecues, but yesterday ended up being a perfect afternoon for gardening here in the Garden State. It rained overnight and all morning, and after lunch, even though the rain stopped, it stayed cloudy, and about 65 degrees. I realized after a brisk after-lunch walk that I had…

The Joy of Buying Plants

Talk to any gardener and they will tell you how much they love buying new plants. Yes, I save seeds from my garden, and yes, I start seeds inside every spring, and yes I plant perennials so that I don’t have to buy new every year…but it’s just so much fun! Rutgers Day was this…

A Fresh Start

I’m starting to get the garden prepared after a long winter. With the early February warmth, and the late March snow, the weeds got a head start and my own planting was stalled. But, it’s been a beautiful weekend and it’s really never too late to start when it comes to the garden. I wish…