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, May 17, 2007

gnome at work

gnome at work
The gnome is very quietly going about his work now. There's always a lot to be done in the spring garden. I have several garden chores waiting for me. Planting tomatoes, the patio flower pots, cleaning up the clematis vine.... not to mention just watching the plants grow. But there are also always a lot of other things that need to be done. Work, family. And then there's the weather, which has been cool and rainy the past week. I will admire my gnome and perhaps I'll join him next week.



Blogger Kathy said...

I love your gnome! Nice bit of color over in the corner there. Did you start the parsley from seed, or transplant? I just barely have seedlings right now. (<----garden envy)

May 17, 2007 11:09 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

I bought parsley plants about 3 weeks ago. (Kind of like cheating to buy plants.) I hope your seedlings grow well!

May 18, 2007 8:23 AM

Blogger Curtis said...

I like your gnome. Looks like he's very busy.

May 19, 2007 10:47 PM


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