This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he always thought the garden was his. Even though I do all the work, he always stood by me. I'm located near Boston (in USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot and a backyard vegetable garden. I use sustainable organic methods and try to grow all of my family's vegetables.

Saturday, April 02, 2016

my seedlings

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love your seedlings pictures

April 03, 2016 11:35 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

the pictures are great

April 03, 2016 11:37 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Yes I love my seedlings too. I was thinking of offering a prize for identifying all the seedlings. I have free codes for any of my calendar apps for anyone who knows what they all are.

April 03, 2016 11:41 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Except the celeriac. That's too easy.

April 03, 2016 11:41 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

What are all of these ones?

April 04, 2016 4:42 PM

Blogger Joe said...

I'll have a go at it:
1) Clearly something in the broccoli family. Based on the ruffled edging, I'd guess kale?
2) Celeriac, but this one's kind of cheating :) And no, I wouldn't have recognized it without the tags as it's not something I've ever grown.
3) Not really zoomed in enough to tell. The tags make it clear that you've got a row of herbs. Behind that you've got maybe lettuce, or escarole? And there's a cell that is either nasturtiums or hollyhock.
4) Marigolds. Based on the deep red stems, I would guess a french dwarf variety.
5) Basil
6) Sweet potatoes
7) Another broccoli family something. The red stems are pretty, but they're throwing me for a loop. Maybe some sort of red cabbage? Hard to say without the secondary leaves yet.
8) Again, this one's hard without the secondary leaves. If it's edible, my guess is parsley (and this is my primary guess). Otherwise I would think it must be some sort of flower.

How'd I do?

April 06, 2016 12:51 PM

Blogger kathy said...

You scored 100%. I am very impressed.
1-Vates kale
3-Escarole, herbs, and hollyhocks
5-Nufar basil
6-sweet potatoes
7-Red cabbage

If you email me at kathy@skippysgarden I can send you free codes for all of our apps.

April 06, 2016 1:32 PM


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