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.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007


spring collage


Anonymous Kristi said...

Your photos are beautiful.

April 05, 2007 6:17 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...


April 05, 2007 6:25 PM

Anonymous Sandy said...

I love your beautiful garden. Oh, and Skippy, too. Does he dig when you do? My dog used to love to help, if I let her in the garden.

In a couple of years, my husband and I will be moving to New Mexico to retire, and I want to do a couryard type garden there. I will be watching yours from now on, to get ideas!

April 06, 2007 11:31 AM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Wow - a courtyard garden in New Mexico sounds like paradise! You must be looking forward to that. Especially with the snowy weather in Maine now!

Skippy used to dig all over the backyard and attack the rake and bark at nothing. Fortunatly he's learned that I don;t like that, (or that was just puppy behavior and now he's all grown up at 2 yrs old). He mostly sits and watches. He sniffs everything and when he's happy he'll chase his tail and jump in the air. If I look un-busy momentarily, he'll come try to get me to rub his nose. And if I sit down, he'll usually come sit on me - a 53 lb lap-dog!

April 06, 2007 3:43 PM

Blogger Honey said...

I like the buds in the 3rd last picture :D they remind me of jelly fish!

July 08, 2009 3:41 AM


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