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.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

first day of autumn

A sad good-bye to summer...

Something about the fall garden isn't the same as the spring and summer one. I notice I'm not heading out there as much. I have fewer vegetable garden pictures to show. Instead I'm playing with my photos today.
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Anonymous Scott said...

.... here in 5a nights are consistently below 50 and we had our first, albeit light, frost this morning 9/25. My outdoor thermometer recorded 36 as the low at 6' on my porch but there was obvious frost on the grass and lower leaves of some of the plants.

September 25, 2007 9:00 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Wow, you're much colder than us. We're having record warm spell now. Days are near 90! and last night didn't go below 70! I like warm, but this seems too warm for late Sept. We're forecast to cool soon, but I still dont; expect a frost anytime soon. Last year not til early Nov.

September 27, 2007 9:08 PM


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