Thursday, September 30, 2010

An excellent addition to the kid's garden.

New seeds are always a crap shoot. Will they grow? Will they be a hit?

Last year's carrots and lettuces in the kid's garden weren't a hit at all. The tomatoes and chives were. This year I added pink radishes and a different type of carrot - the Tonda Di Parigi. The radishes were a huge hit (they *were* pink after all). But the carrots? Surprisingly, they were a hit also! The perfect size for little hands to dig out, even when there wasn't a shovel around, and the perfect size for a fast nibble - and so sweet.

If we can nab some of these next year, we will.

7 comments:

affectioknit said...

Cute little carrots....and cute kids too...

Jess said...

And yet the "crap shoot" is part of what makes gardening so fun (and exasperating). The kids are adorable with their little carrots!

Cindy's Custom Creations said...

Those carrots look yummy!

Those zinnia flowers that I unknowingly reseeded this summer (when they got roasted by the sun) are now in full bloom again. I need to send you a photo.

James and Jessi McCalvy said...

I can't believe how huge G is - is he 2 already?

Sarah said...

Thanks ladies! :)

Cindy, your zinnias reseeded? The benefits of living in such a warm place. I wish mine would reseed.

Jess, he's 2 1/2. Crazy, huh? He was just born a few months ago, I swear.

Farmgirl_dk: said...

Oh goodNESS - the one who really struck me with her size is Hannah! Is she going through a growth spurt? Cute carrots!

marcia @Child in Harmony said...

The carrots look cool. sweet kids!
we want to plant more *different looking* veggies next year.

happy day!