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.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

garden work

garden helper
4-11-07 garden
Another beautiful day. I turned over the soil in bed #3 (from the left). There's still a good layer of frozen dirt down there at about 6 inches deep.


Blogger Kathy said...

You know, Skippy doesn't look like he's working all that hard ;-)

April 12, 2007 11:44 AM

Blogger Marc said...

I always like seeing updates about your garden. You keep everything so organized. I'm going to try to have organized raised beds this year.

April 12, 2007 5:35 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

I think you're right Kathy. Skippy's just out there enjoying himself in the sun. I hope you can't find my coffee cup in the picture or you'll suspect I wasn't really working too hard either.

April 12, 2007 8:35 PM

Blogger Blackswamp_Girl said...

Tell that skippy that a watched tulip never flowers... :) (He's staying out of the garden beds, right? So that's all the work you want him to do anyway?)

April 12, 2007 9:22 PM

Blogger ...a little of this and that....... said...

I just love your dog!

April 13, 2007 6:07 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Skippy is a really good garden helper. I'm very lucky. He doesn't dig up the yard anymore. And my new fence works good at keeping him out of the vegetables.

April 14, 2007 8:42 PM


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