my tomatoes are planted

 
 
The tomatoes are in the ground. 16 plants: 6 early girl, 6 supersonic, 2 red brandywine and 2 yellow brandywine. The ground still seems cold, but sun and warmer weather are forecast. I planted 6 eggplants in with the flowers in the border against the house, hoping they will stay warmer there.
 

tree peony

 
 
My tree peony buds opened today into spectacular blossoms. Its a young (2 year old) plant but already 5 or 6 blossoms. Just beautiful.
 

hydroponic gardening?

 
 
It’s raining again and is so wet that I am thinking this is like hydroponic gardening.
 

finally some sun on my garden

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Finally some sun in the Northeast! Still soggy, but the lettuce seedlings are coming up, the blueberries are blooming and Skippy can go out and play. Yippy!!  
 

everything is soggy

 
 
It’s still raining ….  They say it’s the wettest weather we’ve had in 70 years. 12-17 inches of rain in the last three days. Everything is soggy.
 

my side yard garden

 
 
This is the photo to start off Skippy’s Vegetable Garden blog. An empty garden getting ready to grow.
 

Kathy Martin
This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy thinks the garden is his, even though I do all the work. We're located near Boston, in USDA zone 6. I have bees, chickens, fruit trees and berry bushes, too. I use all sustainable organic methods and strive to grow all of my family's vegetables myself. -Kathy



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