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. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Monday, April 15, 2013

update

I've been preoccupied the past few weeks with a couple things and have neglected my blog: Firstly, our community garden's annual Spring Work Day was last weekend. As the coordinator for the Gardens, this took a lot of my time for planning. Second, I took a week of vacation in the beautiful Bermuda sunshine to recharge after a long New England winter. Both the Work Day and Bermuda were wonderful and I hope to post descriptions and photos of each, as well as get back to regular posts.

It's the best time of year now, it seems to me. So much anticipation. In my mind and in little seed pots, I have gardens taking shape. I have empty canvases of dirt to fill. Tiny pea and beet sprouts are coming up in my community plot. And I finally have dirt under my nails and there is SUN.

6 Comments:

Anonymous Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl said...

This is my favorite time as well. The too cold to garden has broken, the sun is shining down and I can feel it, nails are full of soil, seeds are planted, the watering can is out. Now we wait...

April 15, 2013 11:25 AM

 
Blogger Hughes ap Williams said...

I was just checking to see if you and those you care about were okay...

April 15, 2013 8:31 PM

 
Blogger kathy said...

Yes, thank goodness. What a day. I was home watching the marathon on TV as I worked, then shut it off and went to the garden just before the blasts. Sadly, many people are not OK.

April 15, 2013 8:44 PM

 
Blogger Cary said...

Glad you are okay Kathy. Praying for Boston.

April 16, 2013 8:41 AM

 
Blogger Mike the Gardener said...

Sun, dirt, seeds, plants ... is there anything else this time of year? :)

April 17, 2013 10:13 AM

 
Blogger Nichole said...

Bermuda sounds nice! I've been checking your blog a lot lately and look forward to seeing your garden bloom!

April 17, 2013 10:45 PM

 

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