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.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

sideyard garden in the cool wet spring

aerial June 3

The beds are pretty well planted now with peas, beans, edamame and tomatoes. They are growing slow in the cool wet weather. The peas have pulled down their supports. I'll look for another support next year. But they are just about ready to start picking.

Inside the cold frame are eggplants, cucumbers, watermelon and herbs.



Blogger Lynda said...

I was checking out the seeds on ebay and caught a glimpse of your garden.....

June 05, 2012 1:15 PM

Blogger becky3086 said...

I love this view of your garden.

June 05, 2012 1:18 PM

Blogger Paloma said...

that's a great shot! I love gardening! That's definitely something I miss! I hope we can be homeowners soon again so I can have my own! :)

June 05, 2012 1:54 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Kathy,
I was wondering if you closed your cold frame in these past few days that we dropped to 52F and so? I have not planted my peppers and eggplants yet but they are just out in the open at my porch on 3th floor. I worie that this cold weather will stun them.

June 06, 2012 12:00 AM

Anonymous Julie said...

I just love your garden photos. Everything always looks so nice and ordered.

June 07, 2012 5:26 PM

Blogger Cher' Shots said...

Looking good. Pop on over and check out my garden.
'hugs from afar'

June 08, 2012 6:11 PM

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