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, June 18, 2011

Skippy's shady spot

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My husband made Skippy a shady spot to hang out in. I call it his "crate". He loves it. Its the only spot in my garden where he is allowed to dig. He digs out a nice cool hollow in the damp earth and lies down in the shade on a hot sunny day. And I can sit next to him and use the top as a table. Not too bad.....



Blogger Alexis E. said...

That's a cute, simple idea! Sounds like he acts like my chickens. They go under out deck and dig out a cool spot.

June 18, 2011 10:19 AM

Blogger Tina said...

I first thought it was a table *lol* Great place for doggies! Haven't been here in quite awhile, need to browse a bit back!

June 18, 2011 11:50 AM

Blogger SouthCoast Guy said...

smart dog!

June 18, 2011 4:36 PM


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