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, November 20, 2009

so much rain this week

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I checked my ran gauge last Sunday and took this photo. I forgot to empty it and I bet its overflowing now. Its pouring again. Great weather for the greens I'm planning to use for Thanksgiving.


Anonymous Master's Cottage Gardener said...

Quite the oddity this year - more rain in the winter than in all summer. News seems the same worldwide; rain hits at a very bad time, crops lost, etc.

Given we Indians (from India) expect at least 3-4 months of solidly wet weather that's quite normal. What's your take on it?

November 21, 2009 3:43 AM

Blogger kathy said...

We had a wet summer this year and last, and very snowy winters this winter and last. I think its a pattern we're in here in New England. I'm betting it'll be a snowy winter coming up and another wet gardening season next year....

November 22, 2009 11:01 AM


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