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, October 25, 2010

purple power

Microsoft PowerPoint - Presentation1

The monthly photo contest theme at RAW for October is Purple Power

Royalty, passion, rage, sophistication ... purple is a vivid and versatile color. Let's see how creative you can get with it in this month's color challenge.

My purple photos are mostly shiny eggplants, beautiful cabbages, freshly picked purple calabash or Cherokee purple tomatoes, summer asters with honeybees and a few deep purple sunsets. Oh, and nice purple broccoli and purple potaotes. I assembled a bunch of my purple photos. Maybe I'll submit one, but how creative is a purple vegetable? Not.

My purple slide show: link



Blogger Phoebe said...

Great Photos! I find that purple is one of the most striking colours in the garden, especially when paired with yellow. I think its one of the most popular colour combinations we use in our design office!

October 25, 2010 12:57 AM

Blogger Matron said...

Wonderful stuff! Apparently purple and blue fruit and veggies have more beneficial health effects than others... well that's the latest science fad anyway!

October 25, 2010 3:28 AM

Blogger Toni-Shaklee Distributor said...

Love purple with all it's passion!

Beautiful photos Kathy!

October 25, 2010 11:11 AM

Anonymous John Craine said...

What a wonderful collection of photographs.

October 25, 2010 4:58 PM

Blogger S Robertson said...

That purple cabbage will be dynamite in a pork roast.

Purple potatoes sound interesting... I'll have to look into that.

Nice photos

October 26, 2010 3:20 AM

Anonymous Vic said...

The purple tomato looks beautiful. You "created" this tomato so creativity shouldn't be an issue :)

October 26, 2010 3:14 PM

Blogger Leslie said...

PRET--TY Impressive

October 26, 2010 7:01 PM

Anonymous daphne said...

pretty purple makes my day happy and kicking! Great photos. I don't know which one is the best=)

October 30, 2010 4:49 AM


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