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.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

teeny pumpkin

Here's my tiny little pumpkin. Its even smaller than it looks. I'm leaving it on the vine to make sure its fully ripe. The stem is starting to turn brown, but there's still some green on the fruit. No frost in the forecast, so I think its fine to leave it to ripen longer.

Pumpkin -- Cucurbitaceae spp.



Blogger Christine said...

I've been cruising around your Skippy's Backyard blog and now this one. I'm impressed with your beautiful vegetable garden, your photography and your beautiful skippy. I have a 'Skipper' who's part Aussie Cattle Dog and Aussie Sheepdog. I'm not fishing for visitors to my garden blog, but will mention it here so you can visit if you wish. I mostly post on my cooking blog and seldom encounter other gardening blogs, especially one as lovely as yours.

October 12, 2007 3:54 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Thanks for stopping by. I enjoyed looking at your delicious cooking blog. Yummy.

October 15, 2007 11:47 PM


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