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.

Monday, May 12, 2008

"aerial" view of my plot

my plot
Again I survived perching on the tall thin tree stump for an aerial view of my new community garden plot. A few plants are now starting to grow. I have planted seeds for fava beans, carrots and parsnips. Also onion sets and potatoes. Today I transplanted some small beets, lettuce and onions that I raised from seed in pots under lights at home. I think everything in my plot will be from seed this year.

potato sprout onions
lettuce plot


Anonymous Shala said...

I'm glad to see some life in your plot! I love how Skippy sits and watches over the plants for you.

May 13, 2008 9:14 AM

Anonymous Caroline said...

Congratulations on having everything from seed! I dream of the day when I'm organized enough, and have a large enough growing space, to do that!

May 13, 2008 11:38 AM

Blogger kathy said...

I was going to just plant tomatoes from seed this year, but ended up going all out. It has been fun. I raised about 15 trays of seedlings.

May 13, 2008 12:14 PM


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