This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

thinning carrots

thinning carrots
I tried to seed the carrots more thinly this year, but still they have ended up very dense. I am starting now to thin them. They are still too small to eat. I thin them gradually - soon the baby roots will be large enough to munch on as I continue to thin the rows.

Daucus carota


Blogger Adekun said...

Again I clumsily sowed the last lot and had to spend ages thinning them out. Most of the roots became intertwined, but at least it speeded the job up!

June 20, 2007 6:08 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The thinnings can be used in soups and stews!

February 20, 2008 8:24 AM


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