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.

Thursday, January 29, 2009


amaryllis 5
amaryllis amaryllis 3
amaryllis 1 amaryllis 6

It even has a nice subtle spring scent.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

How beautiful is that? It reminds me of a perfect, minty candy cane! Gorgeous.

January 29, 2009 12:50 PM

Anonymous Peggy said...

WOW!!! What else can you say. Absolutely perfect!!

January 29, 2009 7:15 PM

Anonymous Caroline (from Virginia) said...

I love the picture on the bottom left. It looks like the amaryllis jumped out of Kansas and landed in Oz!

January 29, 2009 9:21 PM

Blogger Adriana said...

SO pretty... Now I'm really bummed I didn't buy any bulbs...

January 30, 2009 3:23 PM

Blogger Parsec said...

Gorgeous plant and's so colorful and bright! Excellent photos!

January 31, 2009 12:21 AM

Blogger kathy said...

I went ahead and bought the larger bulb last fall. It now has four buds on one stalk and another stalk coming up fast. Definitely a mood lifter.

January 31, 2009 8:23 PM

Anonymous Nikki said...

Wow! These photos are great. It doesn't get too cold that close to the window?

February 06, 2009 11:16 AM

Blogger kathy said...

Its fine by the window. They're double panes. It likes the light.

February 07, 2009 10:53 AM


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