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.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

my side yard vegetable garden


I continued today with working on cleaning up my side yard garden. The rose on the fence always need a lot of trimming in the spring. I'm gradually clearing old leaves and last year's vegetable debris from the beds. Also removing weeds. The dandelions are especially vigorous this year.

window view



Blogger Julze said...

Love your glass(less)-house....Your garden looks fabulous!

Enjoy your spring planting. It's autumn here in New Zealand.


April 30, 2011 10:25 PM

Blogger Quin McCoy said...

Very cool. I am jealous. A group of us in the Richmond VA area have started a garden blog also.

May 01, 2011 9:13 AM

Blogger Jen said...

I enjoy watching the seasons in your garden.

May 01, 2011 9:19 AM

Blogger Gail said...

Love your side yard garden. I want to put in some cold frames, in time.
Dandelions are great things to have. I know most people hate them, but if you will pick the flowers and make a tea with them you can make jelly, or of you need a sunburn remedy soak a wash cloth in the cooled tea, wring it out and put on the sunburn.

May 08, 2011 5:36 PM

Anonymous Mariah From the Machine Shed Blog said...

Your gardens look amazing! So organized.

May 13, 2011 3:03 PM


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