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, January 14, 2012

winter flora

winter flowers 037 winter flowers 021
winter flowers 041 winter flowers 015
winter flowers 057 winter flowers 055
winter flowers 054 winter flowers 050
winter flowers 031 winter flowers 028
winter flowers 020 winter flowers 013

When I walked Skippy yesterday I brought my camera and macro lens. I looked for dried things to photograph while Skippy sniffed and played. Usually I wait for him. This time, he waited for me. It doesn't compare with other seasons, but I found a few interesting things. Still no snow here to cover the plants.


Blogger Parsnip.Love said...

These pictures are beautiful. They make me feel in a wintery mood even though we are also without snow. Thanks for posting!

January 15, 2012 8:59 AM

Blogger LJ said...

Beautiful photos! I get so much enjoyment from your blog.

January 15, 2012 8:01 PM

Blogger Vanessa said...

Even in winter when we think everything is dead or hibernating there is still beauty!

January 16, 2012 11:04 AM

Blogger blueberry1946 said...

My favorite is #41. No, wait, #13. Uh . . . for sure its #51. Okay, so I can't chose which I like best!

January 16, 2012 12:44 PM

Blogger Angela said...

I took a nice winter hike as well yesterday and brought my camera along. I think prairies are sometimes at their prettiest in winter.

January 16, 2012 3:12 PM


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