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, January 14, 2008

snow day

nose in the window
branches gate
So much for our winter thaw and the bare ground. Today we got about 8 inches of fresh white powder on the garden. A good day to stay inside and look out the window.


Anonymous Ladyoflaguna said...

What a lovely website, your pictures are great love the snowy ones, here in my area of the UK its mainly snow showers...rather than snowfall Scotland has the main snowfall.

Just popped back on site to further update Meyer Lemon Tree info...

January 15, 2008 7:56 AM

Anonymous Ladydoflaguna said...

Just a note for Meyer Lemon Tree growers when the tree puts out 6 trusses take them back to three for larger fruit...

January 15, 2008 7:58 AM

Blogger Connie said...

Lovely snow shot! Your garden looks great in every season.
We have had more snow than usual this winter and quite a few melting cycles...but the moisture is needed and welcome.

January 15, 2008 4:56 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...

Thanks for the lemon note. I wish I had 6 trusses! I have only 1 still.

January 16, 2008 7:59 PM

Blogger Flax Hill Gardener said...

Thanks for commenting on my blog awhile back. It was very exciting to see your comment!

We were supposed to get this snow on Monday, but I woke up to a 5:15 phone call announcing only a 90-minute delay (I teach high school). It was a major bummer considering all the hype this storm got.

I hope you thaw again soon!

January 17, 2008 9:21 PM

Blogger mightymatt1313 said...

Beautiful snow pictures!

January 22, 2008 4:45 PM

Blogger carletongardener said...


January 23, 2008 10:49 PM


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