Gardening Diary: Carrots!

The other morning, I picked some of my carrots. They were delicious! I was so worried about them at the beginning of the season because the greens were eaten by critter(s) but they rebounded.

All it takes is a little time, and yum, fresh garden carrots! I’ll be planting these again next year for sure.

Oh and the carrot tops ARE edible, contrary to rumors that they are poisonous.

PS And the green tomatoes I harvested days ago are slowly turning red. We should have one or two more batches for sauce.

Update: 2012-10-9: Pulled up the last of my carrots. I’m so happy that they worked out this year! Now that I know how relatively easy they are to grow, next season I’ll definitely plant more.

I’m also updating the post with photos

Sept 16: The first full-sized carrot (all others prior were too early and way too tiny)
The first pulled full-sized carrot

Oct 2: First good harvest of a bunch of carrots
First carrot harvest

Oct 9: 2nd and last harvest of carrots (2.5lbs) – I think a nice hardy cream of carrot soup is in order!
2nd and last carrot harvest

2 thoughts on “Gardening Diary: Carrots!”

  1. Isn’t it amazing how resilient plants are? We had a huge hail storm early this summer and thought our garden was lost but we had an abundant harvest! Of course, when they predicted snow for today, we had to hurriedly harvest the remaining produce and now have too many salad greens in the frig!

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