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Your pictures: Vegetable gardens

Photo: David Spiro

BBC website readers have been sharing their photos of their vegetable gardens. David Spiro and his son Jacob digging their homegrown potatoes in Uxbridge, Ontario.

Photo: Geoff Mills

Geoff Mills, in Wellington, New Zealand, says he finds gardening educational and therapeutic. "I would encourage everybody to grow as much as they can as hard times are coming," he says.

David Zesinger and giant carrots

David Zesigner grew a variety of vegetables in his back garden in Great Falls, Montana, in the US. Here he shows how successful his carrots were. "They were delicious," he writes...

Alex Courtney and courgettes

... David Zesinger's friend Alex Courtney shows off courgettes that were "forgotten" and grew to monster proportions in David's Montana vegetable patch.

Brinley Morgan. Photo: Cheryl Morgan

Retired headmaster Brinley Morgan and his wife Cheryl are growing courgettes, squash, corn, leeks, carrots and broad beans in their garden in Raglan, Monmouthshire.

Photo: Susanna Leoni-Smith

Susanna Leoni-Smith of Suffolk says: "You can just see my cat Fluffy standing guard over my vegetables against the rabbits next to the fork."

Sage, photo: Maitrayee

Maitrayee Sarkar planted this sage next to her driveway in Snellville in Atlanta, Georgia. Send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. For terms and conditions see: www.bbc.co.uk/yourpics



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