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.

Saturday, February 03, 2007

Skippy and my frozen garlic

snow covered garlic Skippy in profile
I assume the garlic is doing fine down under the snow and ice. 70 days until spring planting, and counting.

Allium sativum
more pictures of skip


Blogger jessica said...

skippy looks so velvety.
mmmm the snow has covered it all. i am glad i am missing it this year. it is pretty to look at.

February 04, 2007 9:47 AM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Yes, it is toooo cold! 21F (-6C) right now. Brrrr.

February 04, 2007 10:43 AM

Anonymous Tina said...

I love your blog...I just so happened up on it...I am, this spring going to have a "little" garden, love the "raised beds"...can you give me some suggestions? please..Tina

February 05, 2007 11:40 AM

Blogger carletongardener said...

What kind of questions do you have? A new garden sounds like great fun!

February 05, 2007 12:00 PM

Blogger earlysnowdrop said...

Skippy looks well suited for the cold weather.

February 08, 2007 11:34 AM

Blogger carletongardener said...

We keep his fur short, but its very thick and he tends to be warm even in very cold weather. He'll go out and nap on the ice at 20 degrees! To me though, this cold weather is not at all pleasant, and its just not going away.... Brrrr..

February 08, 2007 9:26 PM


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