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, September 21, 2009

photos of my plot

plot 1
plot 5 plot 3
plot 2 plot 6


Anonymous Vegetable Garden Blog said...

Very nice looking garden you have there...

What are the pink flowers on the right?

September 22, 2009 1:26 PM

Blogger Claudia said...

I have pepper plants with peppers. Do you know at what temperature they start getting damage? I do not want them to freeze with the rest of the plant. Thanks!

September 22, 2009 1:42 PM

Anonymous Marian(LondonUK) said...

Hi there, isn't it amazing how within a couple of weeks the whole feel of the plot or garden changes, the smells, colours, textures. Although our Summer was not particularly great and so windy; I love the palette that seasons bring. Fantastic Zinnias still going strong there, what a jewel of a colour. Ate the first Pepper I have ever grown this evening, Purple Beauty, crisp, peppery, with the after taste of success! Ahhh.


September 22, 2009 3:55 PM

Blogger Jessica said...

Looks good! Very similar to what my garden looks like atm, although my Zinnias are not so big and beautiful this year. Such a cool shady summer here... hope next summer is better! Love the pumpkin! I lost mine to white mold. :(

September 22, 2009 7:24 PM

Anonymous Lisa A. said...

Your photos are always so beautiful. By the way, how many square feet do you have with your community spot and your yard? I'm trying to figure out how much of my yard I want to dig up this fall.

September 23, 2009 5:42 PM

Blogger kathy said...

My garden space is about 1100 sq ft total.

My shady yard has 5 beds that are about 9 x 3.5 each and one big bed about 10 x 10. (About 250 sq ft.)

My community plot is about 30 x 30.

Have fun digging. The fall is a great time to start a garden.

September 23, 2009 10:47 PM


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