Life is Like a Box of Carrots

I got some very good carrots out of the garden this season. Apparently they dig the deep bed method. Har har. And apparently planting them in a square bordered by sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima) helps keep the carrot fly at bay. I only found one that had a small carrot fly hole in it, despite…

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Big Stuff

There's a lot of big stuff going on around here at the moment. A baby on the way, Operation BAH (Buy a House)¬†underway and big temperatures nurturing big vegetables in the garden. Today is the first day of 'Autumn', but it's 28degC. As for those veges... I can barely look at tomatoes anymore. Their constant…

What Will I Harvest Next?

I have been¬†harvesting a few more things lately. Here is my first orange carrot (Bastille) and my first purple carrot (Cosmic Purple). The purple carrots are orange/yellow on the inside and taste pretty similar to orange carrots, although I prefer orange carrots so far. I'm surprised how well my vegetable nemesis is doing thus far.…