Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Today at 10:58 pm

» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Today at 10:50 pm

» Cold garage starters
by Ginger Blue Today at 8:47 pm

» One Very Happy Earthworm!
by CitizenKate Today at 8:35 pm

» My Solar Dehydrator at Work
by CitizenKate Today at 8:30 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 5:44 pm

» My experiences with commercial cedar raised beds
by sanderson Today at 3:54 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by CapeCoddess Today at 2:32 pm

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by CapeCoddess Today at 2:22 pm

» New England February 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 1:45 pm

» Spaghetti Squash Recipes
by newbeone Today at 9:20 am

» New compost bin and 4x8 cedar bed
by newbeone Today at 8:29 am

» Invasive Tree Roots - Very important topic for newbies.
by walshevak Today at 7:27 am

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by CitizenKate Today at 12:19 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:49 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 8:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:43 pm

» So. California & Inland Valleys -March / April Planting Guide
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:47 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco Yesterday at 12:38 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:31 am

» Our 2017 garden makeover
by CitizenKate 2/22/2017, 11:16 pm

» Fall means apples....
by reynajrainwater 2/22/2017, 10:43 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2017, 9:51 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 2/22/2017, 7:08 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Mellen 2/22/2017, 6:37 pm

» Root Knot Nematodes - PROGRESS!
by sanderson 2/22/2017, 1:48 pm

» Plant ID
by No_Such_Reality 2/21/2017, 8:24 pm

» Western Mount/High Plains: Seed Planting Dates zone 5b
by RoOsTeR 2/21/2017, 8:58 am

» I'll get my Texas garden right yet
by RoOsTeR 2/21/2017, 8:57 am

» Roots...information....
by MrBooker 2/21/2017, 6:19 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Guess how long?

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  Icemaiden on 7/26/2010, 6:11 pm

And how did it taste?

Icemaiden

Posts : 334
Join date : 2010-04-27
Location : Iceland

View user profile http://squarefootgardening-kate.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  boffer on 7/26/2010, 10:19 pm

I thought I'd play small ball since everyone was swinging for the fence! But then I started second guessing myself since Josh is having such a great growing season this year.

He's sending me some seeds as promised, thankyou and we're going to see who can grow the biggest one next year. After looking at some of the info at the carrot museum, I think Josh may have left some of his carrot in the ground due to his harvesting technique. May the biggest carrot win! fun veggie

boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 63
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  Josh on 7/26/2010, 10:22 pm

@pattipan wrote:My guess: 15"

Have you seen this, Josh? http://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/record.html

The record for the longest carrot is 19 feet 1.196 inches. I wonder if the guy ate it?

Pattipan

Thats a cool site! Lots of cool stuff there to see!

I was a little disappointed in how long it was,it was so big around I was just sure it would be at least 14 inches,but I'm still happy with it.

I haven't eaten it yet,but when I do,I'll let you know how it taste.

Thanks everyone for guessing!

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 22
Location : Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Giant Carrot

Post  trustinhart on 7/26/2010, 10:25 pm

I have a great carrot cake recipe. I think that ONE would do the trick. congratulations, Josh!

trustinhart

Female Posts : 165
Join date : 2010-05-24
Age : 58
Location : Zone 7 VA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  Josh on 7/26/2010, 10:27 pm

Your on Boffer!

Did you see how long that skinny root was on some of those world record size carrots!
Were leaving that long skinny root on Boffer when we measure next year,I may make a really tall high rise for next year! I'll have to remove it from the SFG very gently next time! Can't wait!

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 22
Location : Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  Josh on 7/26/2010, 10:29 pm

trustinhart carrot cake sound great! Please post your recipe!

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 22
Location : Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  boffer on 7/26/2010, 10:30 pm

Josh, I'm thinking bigger! I'm going to use Mel's mix in a house rain gutter, supported at an angle, and I'll harvest with a paint brush and toothbrush! Wink

boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 63
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

RE: giant carrot

Post  trustinhart on 7/26/2010, 10:31 pm

Gotta pull it out, but will do!!

trustinhart

Female Posts : 165
Join date : 2010-05-24
Age : 58
Location : Zone 7 VA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Guess how long?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum