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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

bare winter garden

Feb 15, 2012 garden aerial

This year is on track to be the least snowy winter ever in the Boston area.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kathy, where are all your sidebar treasures? the archives? recipes? photos???!!! I miss them.

February 17, 2012 10:09 AM

Blogger kathy said...

They are still there as far as I can see.

Are they missing for anyone else?

I know that sometimes the long list of topics or the archives will be missing and you need to reload the page. Sometimes they are only there on the front page and not on internal pages.

February 17, 2012 12:17 PM

Blogger Karen Anne said...

Something, daffodils I think, has decided it's Spring and is coming up in my garden.

February 18, 2012 8:33 AM

Blogger Mel said...

Love your garden! The winter picture is restful; hopeful.

February 18, 2012 3:44 PM

Blogger Heidi-Ho said...

Like you, no snow coverage here in Southern Ontario. I just hope that there's enough ground saturation. At least the ability to see life pop up is quite easy with no snow! Great blog, btw. :)

February 20, 2012 10:58 PM

Anonymous Tiffany @ No Ordinary Homestead said...

Least snow for this year is better for boston gardens, but then, snow are really sressful to plants. by the way, what type of vegetables is in there? It will surely awaits summer bloom.
I actually host a weekly gardening link up every Friday on my blog. I'd love for you to drop by and join in.

February 21, 2012 4:48 AM

Blogger Alex said...

i was looking at you blog and garden lovely i must say! i was wondering how big your Yard was and if your garden took up most of it?

February 21, 2012 9:07 AM

Blogger Julia@PolkaDotGaloshes said...

Oh wow I have total cold-frame envy! Look at the size of that thing. Your blog has been a wonderful read this morning, looking forward to following...Cheers Julia xx

February 21, 2012 4:22 PM

Blogger Matron said...

Not much more in my patch at the moment,but there is some satisfaction in the thought that all that snow has broken up the soil underneath and it is ready for another growing year. Love to you and Skippy!

February 22, 2012 2:52 AM

Blogger Commonweeder said...

Things look neat and ready for spring planting in your garden. We are not quite ready for such things on our west county hill.

February 23, 2012 1:19 PM

Blogger Debbie said...

No snow here in wisconsin( live right by lake michigan) either, am loving it pond is only half frozen and the little fish in there are still moving around. I have a garden window in my house that I am growing leaf lettuce and plant cuttings right now. Deb

February 24, 2012 9:28 PM

Anonymous Square Foot Gardening said...

Cool! Thanks for sharing the pics here!

March 12, 2012 2:17 AM


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