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.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

rock garden

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My patio garden.... Rocks are from the beach last year....


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love it! I save little rocks from hikes, important places and add them to my terrariums or garden. It's a great little reminder of where we've been.

June 24, 2011 11:12 AM

Blogger biobabbler said...

Lovely arrangement and soft colors. And SUPER impressive performers as xeriscaping! =)

June 24, 2011 12:31 PM

Anonymous Athena at Minerva's Garden said...

Hello--this is a lovely arrangement--I love smooth rocks in the garden! Just fyi, I left you a comment on your espaliered pear tree post of June 17th.

June 24, 2011 5:39 PM

Blogger SouthCoast Guy said...

great colors on those rocks, I like to pick one up every year on vacation and I add it to my garden border as well

June 24, 2011 7:20 PM

Blogger Dim Sum Gardener said...

Lovely display of stones! I learned the meaning of stacking stones whilst travelling through the Himalayas. At the highest points, we would get out of our 4WDs and stack some stones to pay respect to "Jomolungma" (meaning mother goddess) the Tibetan name for Mount Everest. It was a fine tribute indeed.

June 25, 2011 5:40 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely. Very zen!

June 26, 2011 8:51 PM

Blogger Small Garden Design said...

Wow what a beautiful collection of flowers. lovely display stones in a garden. amazing arrangement. small garden design

June 27, 2011 1:57 PM

Anonymous Yael said...

What a lovely collection of stones.

I collect stones and shells from different places, but had never thought to arrange them. Mine usually get put into my bubbler fountain.

I have long since forgotten where each one came from, but I still know that it was one of many wonderful places.

June 27, 2011 2:18 PM

Anonymous plantstay said...

Oh how I miss my big house with it's huge garden...This economy is so tough, gardening is the only thing that brings peace in my life. I love your garden and the pics you have shared.

July 21, 2011 3:21 PM


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