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.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

today's harvest


A nice crop of bok choy, a big pile of spinach and lots of lettuce (Prizehead and broadleaved escarole).



Blogger LizSaumsiegle said...

Your veggies always look amazing! I hope mine come out half as good! I am blogging about my first gardening experience: and am in awe of your gardens and your blog!! I have learned a lot from you! thanks!!

June 23, 2009 11:33 PM

Anonymous Margaret said...

Hooray for your spinach! It always bolts for me!

June 23, 2009 11:54 PM

Blogger Nigel Gnome said...

great crop, you do it well!
We had some silver beet on our sheperd's pie tonight.

June 24, 2009 4:31 AM

Blogger Lindsay said...

Those greens are making me soooooooo hungry! I can't wait until mine are ready to harvest, too.

June 24, 2009 5:07 AM

Blogger kathy said...

My spinach was nearly three feet tall - very bolted. But the leaves were still nice. And at least the miners I had early this spring went away.

June 24, 2009 11:02 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful!! we've unfortunately had 5 hail storms the last 3-4 weeks which has mostly destoyed the veggie garden, the clouds are once again rumbling so I've covered the thrice planted tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. I'm just glad we aren't farmers!


June 24, 2009 4:44 PM

Blogger TeresaNoelleRoberts said...

I envy the spinach. Mine, though super-tasty, just wasn't that prolific--and now it's bolted.

June 24, 2009 9:12 PM


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