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.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

snow blowing the garden

My husband and I removed a good foot of snow from the garden today. Husband pulled the snow blower down there and made fast work of it. I just want to see some soil!! I hope this will help. IMG_0792 IMG_0782IMG_0794


Blogger Jennifer said...

I love that you snow blowed the garden off... Where there is a will, there is a way... A girls gotta get to her DIRT! :-)

March 26, 2015 1:35 PM

Anonymous Dana K said...

Those pictures gave me a chuckle. Did you ever think you would have to snow blow your garden? It's amazing how much snow we still have in our yard.

March 27, 2015 2:31 PM

Blogger Lady of LaMancha said...

Oh my gosh, this is hysterical! But, look how dark and rich that soil is. I have such dirt envy.

March 27, 2015 5:39 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Yes, the soil is so nice! Today it is thawed down to about 3 inches of soil in the newly cleared beds. My pea bed that I cleared over a week ago is fully thawed.

I have a new idea. I don't trust this spring weather enough to plant peas outside yet, so I'm going to get them going inside. I'll start up some peas, arugula and spinach that I usually start outside.

March 28, 2015 8:16 AM


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