The weather has been mild and the plants are still thriving. I pulled out most of the carrots over the weekend. I had been picking a few occasionally to serve with mixed veg or stir fry but decided to pull out the lot. In quite a small space and using the square foot growing idea (I used approx 18 inch square planting area for carrots - pictured below left corner) I think I've had a reasonable harvest. In the past the carrots have been longer and bigger so maybe they were a little cramped.
Variety: Carrot 'Early Nantes 2'
|Above: lots of squash flowers more recently (all the plant did over the Summer was grow huge). Over the past month, I've been feeding it with tomato feed.|
Below: Squash with blossom rot. Hoping to get some squash before the frost!
|One squash harvested with carrots, a few beans and a few salad leaves.|
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