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, September 10, 2010

today's harvest




Blogger Sunita said...

Great harvest! Are those potatoes in the blue bowl?

September 11, 2010 6:01 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks wonderful! I was wondering if you've ended up with a lot of split tomoatoes this year? I'm wondering if it could be from the sudden weather change we had, going from cool to blistering hot? My tomatoes look terrible this year! But still very tasty in sauces and stews :)

September 11, 2010 9:22 AM

Blogger Missy said...

Mmmmm! Looks like salsa would be right appropriate!

September 11, 2010 11:40 AM

Blogger Ingela said...

Everything seems to happen at the moment. Buckets full of vegetables and moore to come. Wonderful picture!


September 11, 2010 12:23 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Yes, those are potatoes in the blue bowl. Russet mostly (a few Cobbler). By the time I am answering this comment, we have eaten them all. Baked with sour cream. Really delicious.

I have not had many split tomatoes this year. But my tomatoes are growing in a very sheltered, shady, and evenly watered location this summer. I rotated them out of my community plot. Mine are few and far between, but they look very pretty. As you say, more tomatoes the better for sauce! And they don't need to look good to taste good.

September 12, 2010 8:42 PM


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