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.

Thursday, July 05, 2007

thinned beets and carrots

thinned carrots and beets

I thinned my carrots and beets again. The beet greens are yummy mixed with lettuce greens. A few of the carrots were big enough to eat.

Daucus carota beets (Beta vulgaris)



Blogger GrannySkywalker said...

Gorgeous blog! I could sit and admire your pictures for ages!

July 05, 2007 6:16 PM

Blogger Ki said...

What a great assortment of carrots and beets. Are the carrots really that red!

July 06, 2007 8:39 AM

Blogger carletongardener said...

The purple carrots are called Cosmic Purple. The orange ones are Red Core Chantenay and Oxheart. I planted them all on April 21.

July 07, 2007 9:16 PM


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