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Another square harvested

Post  Chopper on 5/5/2012, 4:25 pm

Have been harvesting from my carrot square for awhile - probably used about 1/4 to 1/3 of the square. Decided that since I had another square of carrots besides this one I would pull them out and plant some green beans in the square and plant more carrots in a different empty square. I would think this was way too dull to even mention were it not that the people on this forum have a decided enthusiasm for this kind of thing. LOL.

These are Nantes half long.

Here is the take. That is my AAA card - charge card size to compare - and with 1/4 of the square already harvested got 18 decent carrots. Once I plant carrots I do not count, I just make sure they have enough space around them to grow.

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Re: Another square harvested

Post  claudiamedic on 5/5/2012, 4:30 pm

They're beautiful! Thanks for sharing. It's kind of like baby pictures, don't you think? (Good thing we don't have as many babies as we do veggies, but you get the idea) Laughing

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carrot question

Post  Ben Linthicum on 5/5/2012, 4:33 pm

How long from seed to harvest do your carrots usually take?

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Re: Another square harvested

Post  Chopper on 5/5/2012, 4:39 pm

I believe I planted these in late December so they have been in the ground for awhile. I have been harvesting for about a month.

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Re: Another square harvested

Post  FamilyGardening on 5/5/2012, 8:53 pm

we want carrots like that!.....they look great!



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Re: Another square harvested

Post  quiltbea on 5/5/2012, 9:29 pm

Those look good enough to reach into the screen and eat. Lucky you having carrots already. Enjoy.

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Re: Another square harvested

Post  happycamper on 5/6/2012, 1:37 am

Chopper, those are beautiful carrots! I bet they taste as good as they look.

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