Listening to Martha and Amy Ivy talking about wrapping up the garden for the winter, I’m reminded of how late it is compared to the gardening calendar of the late 20th century when gardens were done—really done—by late September or maybe very early October.
Over the course of the summer and fall, you may have followed our gardening photos from around the region. Cassandra Corcoran in Monkton, Vermont has been one of our most consistent photo contributors. She just sent me some photos from her garden wrap up, which I share with you below, along with a couple of shots from my place.
Over the winter months, send along photos of your garden under snow and ice, or your wilted potted plants on the deck, or any images of “gardening at rest.” And, let me know what seed varieties are tempting to you as the catalogs start arriving.
So, here are Cassandra’s photos which she sent with this message: “Sprouts finally did Brussel. Seems the deer have been nibbling the crowns. We share well here. And I lay in a few bags of bulbs every year–gives me hope for spring. Been great fun sending in photos. Happy winter and looking ahead to bulbs bursting forth.” Indeed!
And here are a couple of shots from my place…