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.

Friday, July 04, 2008



Skippy is away from his garden this week. See you later.


Blogger Matron said...

What a very handsome dog Skippy is in that picture! A water dog really at home in the water!

July 07, 2008 4:26 AM

Blogger kathy said...

This is Emerald Pool in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Its a wonderful place to hike to if you are ever in the area.

Skippy is watching kids jump off of a 15-20 foot ledge into the ice cold water here. He tries to rescue them all. He is very attentive in this job! You can tell this is what he was breed to do.

July 08, 2008 6:00 PM

Blogger BlickyKitty said...

Blicky and I need to fess up too some aesthetic pilfering. We love the look of you site so much we looked up the colors in photoshop. I also started adding borders to my photos. Hope you don't mind this sincere form of flattery! Your photography is just breathtaking.

July 09, 2008 3:13 PM

Blogger Tina said...

You can really tell he's in HIS element here! His garden's only second best :-) Have a great time!

July 10, 2008 12:45 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

[sniff sniff] I smell a wet dog! Oops, perhaps it's my own.

Hope you're having a terrific vacation!


July 11, 2008 10:46 PM

Blogger JenSwan60 said...

Hi Kathy -- I'm a friend of your sister's in Cupertino -- we have met I believe once -- she reminded me of your blog -- I have a pair and wanted to say "blog howdy" -- we have a tortoise and two cats in our garden -- It's nice to see a photo of Skippy -- check out my Twirlyword blog to see a photo of Armor!

July 18, 2008 9:33 PM


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