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. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Easter pansies

pansies to plant pansies
pansy flat pansies planted
I am one of the first on my street to plant pansies this year. One of my favorite flowers. I bought a flat of multi-colored black-faced pansies this year. I always love pansy planting day. I raked the all winter debris out of my front yard gardens and planted the pansies in groups - six plants per clump. They are scattered in between the tulip and alchemilla sprouts, tucked under the yew and rhododendron bushes.


Blogger Blackswamp_Girl said...

It's so nice to see spring in your garden... and imagine the days when Coco, like Skippy, will be sleeping in a warm spot in the spring sunshine. :)

April 08, 2007 10:10 PM


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