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, November 15, 2015

today's harvest

lettuce harvest IMG_3927

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Anonymous edible gardens--point loma said...

Lovely. Having salads with lettuce and other greens from your own garden is an underestimated simple pleasure.

November 16, 2015 10:54 PM

Blogger Mike the Gardener said...

Your lettuce looks incredible. Do you grow leafy greens through the winter?

November 19, 2015 1:07 PM

Blogger kathy said...

I've been trying to do that four or five years now. (Last year the chipmunks ate it all.) Usually it's a bit small going into the winter for harvesting all winter, but takes off early in the spring. This year, I have a month or so of full grown lettuce left, then a lot of small greens for early next year (barring critter and winter damage).

November 19, 2015 11:38 PM

Blogger Mike the Gardener said...

I have a similar issue, only my garden nemesis are the rabbits.

November 20, 2015 5:18 AM


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