This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees, berry bushes, chickens, and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Sunday, January 28, 2007

countdown code

I spent so much time making that little line in my sidebar that counts down the number of days until planting time that I wanted to make the code available to anyone else who wants to use it. It can be modified to other plant hardiness zones or your birthday or whatever. My husband says I spent an hour and a half (!) getting this to look good on my site. (Also 2 glasses of wine). Anyway..\.. the code is here. I don't know if it works on every blog template. Help yourself, I hope it counts the right way for you. (By the way, I wrote this by modifying the code at this site.)



Blogger Doctor Mom said...

Thanks for posting the countdown timer code--just wish April didn't seem so far away!

January 31, 2007 1:12 PM

Blogger Ottawa Gardener said...

Thanks. Generosity is underappreciated. By the way, your bird's eye view of skipp's vegetable garden is captivating.

February 01, 2007 9:09 PM

Blogger Wendy said...

I, too, appreciate the timer. Now if only I could find an accurate source for our last frost date.

April 12, 2011 10:39 AM


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