Truth be told, it wasn't pure laziness that kept us from finishing that harvest. As serendipity would have it, the garden made a wonderful cold cellar over the winter for them! So we occasionally found ourselves, in the middle of January, for example, me with the shovel, Miss Chef with the flashlight, digging up some dinner in the dark. Fresh carrots, all through the winter--it was total luck, but I felt like quite the clever gardener.
Now however, as the temperature's already climbing into the low 80s (about 27C for my metrical friends), I figured they wouldn't last long out there. Besides, they were in the way of my ongoing weeding. They'd had their fun; almost a full year's cycle. They were nearly free range carrots, and I had no qualms about digging them up and tearing their
So I present to you, the final harvest of 2010!
|Fresh out of their bath|