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, October 29, 2017

today's harvest

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

love seeing your harvests.... beautiful leeks.... I harvest mine throughout the winter great for winter soups...northwest organic gardener

November 05, 2017 12:21 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Mine will need to come out before the ground freezes solid. Probably in December. I have a lot of them.

November 06, 2017 5:29 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

luckily our ground doesn't freeze on the NW coast so I can harvest swiss chard, parsley, leeks and beets most of the winter...

November 06, 2017 9:22 AM

Blogger kathy said...

I just finished pulling the last of my beets and winter radish. I’m working on pulling leeks and celeriac. Once we frost I’ll start pulling my parsnips. I hope they have roots down there. I haven’t gotten parsnips to sprout in years so a crop of roots would be a new thing for me. I’m jealous that you can pull root vegetables all winter.

November 06, 2017 9:59 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

but....I am jealous for your warm season crops.... I can't grow beans, squash or tomatoes...our summer nights are too cool here on the coast...and the days rarely get above the high 70's..great for people not so much for veggies... nw organic gardener

November 08, 2017 9:52 AM

Blogger dienhoa10h said...

i haven't had personal experience with them... well- none that i've noticed anyway... lol...but it's always good to know what's out there laying in wait! we seem to have everything here so i wouldn't be surprised if they showed up next season! hoa

December 08, 2017 10:04 AM


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