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.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

november garden plots

Today Skippy and I walked through the Belmont Community Gardens. There are many that look great with lots of things still growing. The mild fall weather has been good for gardens. These are a few photos I took:

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Anonymous Sarah said...

Hello Kathy and Skippy :) I enjoyed reading all your blog posts. Thanks for sharing all these great moments with your readers. The pictures that you took on your latest post are really great! Aside from soil gardening, I think Skippy will also enjoy an outdoor hydroponics garden. :)

November 17, 2010 7:40 AM

Blogger Vegetable Garden Cook said...

What is that black plant? Is that a truly black kale?

November 17, 2010 1:49 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Several gardens have a very dark purple curly kale growing. Not quite black.

November 18, 2010 10:00 PM

Anonymous Nadia said...

Great information! Thanks very much for putting out this kind of posts.

November 22, 2010 5:16 AM

Anonymous Turid said...

You've got a beautiful blog, and I'm glad I found it, as I'm always looking for inspirational gardening blogs. Looking forward to following your gardens!

November 28, 2010 6:22 AM

Blogger mamahud said...

Can you tell me where you bought your remote thermometer? I want to put it on my Christmas list for family...

December 04, 2010 12:31 PM

Blogger kathy said...

remote thermometer link

(I'll put it on the side bar, too.)

December 04, 2010 1:04 PM

Anonymous brad said...

I've been a regular reader for a couple of years now. Just wanted to thank you for keeping up such an informative, entertaining and inspiring blog! I grow veggies in five 3' x 5' raised beds in Oakland CA. I used to just grow tomatoes and chard, and never did anything from October through April, but now I grow year round and have expanded to pretty much everything from leeks to scallions to lettuce to beets - inspired by you! My faforite crop is always carrots. So rewarding to pull up a big, beautiful sweet carrot!

December 10, 2010 11:46 AM


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