In this episode, I harvest my carrots I’d planted in February. They first grew in the house in the bucket until sprouting. Then, they moved into the garage and sat until my pea trellis gutter garden platform was ready on the deck. They set silently plugging along. When I put them in the greenhouse, they took off. One day, I was like, “Oh yeah, the carrots. Maybe I should harvest them soon.” I just kind of forgot about them doing other stuff. What this experience told me was that I could plant a larger bucket (tote) and pick a carrot as I need it or I could plant successive 5-gallon buckets. In either case, I have a sustainable supply of carrots that I won’t have to refrigerate. Since carrots are a forgotten staple–an under appreciated afterthought in our cooking, I’m finding this a pretty awesome discovery.
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