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.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Work Day

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We had a fantastic Work Day at the Belmont Victory Garden on Saturday! It was really amazing to see how much work we got done!! And everyone seemed to be having such fun. Nothing like happy gardeners. I supervised the work details and assigned photography duties to a super photographer. He took 200 photos and in all of them, everyone is smiling! (Except maybe the rock moving crew.) I love to look back at all the smiling faces.

We also assigned 6 or 8 plots to new gardeners. Looks like we'll have an additional 20 or so ready to assign in a week or two.

By the way, that's me in the red jacket and yellow tee shirt.

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Blogger ~Gardener on Sherlock Street said...

Nothing like a good day working in the garden. Even better with friends!

April 12, 2010 2:52 PM

Blogger sarahsvegetablepatch said...

That looks like thoroughly satisfying work!

April 12, 2010 3:03 PM

Blogger Kelly said...

I saw your bit about the Cuke martini, etc., in the magazine, congrats on that again!

April 12, 2010 5:05 PM

Blogger kathy said...

HI Kelly, I just today finally got to see a copy of GROW (Vol 3), a vegetable gardening publication of Fine Gardening. My cucumber martini feature is on page 58. (Makes me thirsty!)

Also on page 83 and 85 are photos of my garden. They did a really nice job with these articles.

April 12, 2010 8:06 PM

Blogger Dan said...

Looks like quite a busy place. Isn't spring great, can't help but smile. Good luck with the upcoming season.

April 12, 2010 10:11 PM

Anonymous m said...

Great stuff. It's lovely to see people getting together and enjoying themselves even though the work is hard. I bet everybody went home glowing from the fresh air and exercise.
Marian (LondonUK)

April 13, 2010 9:17 AM

Blogger Kalena Michele said...

I wish I had more friends to do this with. I enrolled in a gardening class so I'm hoping to get more acquainted with like-minded people.

April 14, 2010 2:06 AM

Blogger Matron said...

If proof were needed that getting out in the garden makes you smile!! lovely pics! :-)

April 15, 2010 1:41 PM

Blogger Stacy said...

That looks like it was so much fun!

April 16, 2010 11:22 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

wonderful pictures!

I love the newness of spring
you get the chance to try something new or a do-over
and have it grow exceptional!

it is all good within the garden!

April 26, 2010 4:53 PM


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