This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he always thought the garden was his. Even though I do all the work, he always stood by me. I'm located near Boston (in USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot and a backyard vegetable garden. I use sustainable organic methods and try to grow all of my family's vegetables.

Monday, July 02, 2007

a birthday dinner

harvest-beets and broccoli harvest
salad and chicken table
I was lucky to have a big harvest and plenty of veggies for making a nice birthday dinner. In the morning I picked a large number of snap peas, some baby beets greens (that badly need thinning) and broccoli, lots of lettuce (I haven't bought lettuce in at least a month now), and some parsley, cilantro, thyme, dill and arugula.

The menu was appetizer: grilled shrimp, dinner: tortellini salad with snap peas, broccoli and greens, rotisseried chicken, and grilled corn-on-the-cob. Of course dessert was birthday cake.


Anonymous Tracy said...

Happy Birthday! Your feast looks wonderful.

July 03, 2007 3:53 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Thanks. It was one of those really nice meals shared with some family I haven't seen in a while.

July 04, 2007 11:04 AM


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