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, June 12, 2009


rain guage

Its been so dry, but the past two days brought 2 full inches of rain. I weeded well before this, but today the weeds are already thick! Amazing how fast they grow. It will give me a nice day of garden work tomorrow.


Anonymous Daphne said...

Thank goodness we finally got rain. I was thinking it would never happen. It looks like you got about 1/2" more than I did in Winchester.

June 13, 2009 8:04 AM

Blogger Laura said...

If only all the veggies would grow as fast as the weeds..... *sigh*

June 13, 2009 12:09 PM

Blogger Cynthia said...

Luckyyyyy. It's been over 2 weeks now with no rain here... and we live by Seattle!

June 13, 2009 2:21 PM

Blogger Matron said...

I always get annoyed that when the world is watching England during Wimbledon fortnight.. we always get heavy rain!! I wish we got more rain the rest of the time because it's usually quite dry here in Summer!

June 15, 2009 4:33 AM

Blogger pjkobulnicky said...

After a very dry spring we just got over 2 inches in a few hours. Luckily it was just a good solid downpour. So, I am guessing that I don't need to water for a few days. More is expected. Let's hope that we don't get bad storms since we are in the same pattern that just clobbered the western midwest.

June 18, 2009 1:49 PM


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