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#1 Greasy6020 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 27, 2016 - 02:28 PM

Huge carrots this year... Any ideas why?

Garden gets 3 loads of manure evey year (200x80), other than that, that's all we added. Carrots were planted beside/in/around dill that self seeded. image.jpg image.jpg

One carrot weighed in at 1 pound, the other 1 1/2 pounds
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Posted August 27, 2016 - 02:34 PM

Carrot casserole!!!


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Posted August 27, 2016 - 02:38 PM

Looks like they were almost big enough to walk off.They started growing arms and legs lol.

 

 

Those will work in a salad.Only need 1 of those big fellas for a huge family sized salad.


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Posted August 27, 2016 - 02:43 PM

Carrot casserole!!!


Got a recipe?
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Posted August 27, 2016 - 02:46 PM

Got a recipe?

"Google" is your friend


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Posted August 27, 2016 - 03:47 PM

Got a juicer?  I bet you would get lots of juice to drink from those monsters!


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Posted August 27, 2016 - 04:52 PM

Carrots love dill, bunnies love carrots, people love rabbit stew-----I think you're onto something good. Get yourself some rabbits.
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Posted August 27, 2016 - 05:31 PM

Carrot Cake?


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Posted August 27, 2016 - 05:49 PM

How are they on the inside?  Lot of times when they get that big they are woody inside.  Goat feed.  Can't raise carrots, they get full of worms before they get big enough to harvest.  Like the boys have said.  Carrot juice and carrot cake.  Win win.


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Posted August 28, 2016 - 05:48 AM

Put it in your enemies bed!


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Posted August 28, 2016 - 07:11 AM

Geez, if they were any bigger, you'd have to dress them up and name them.
Hope they're not hard on the inside. Looks like you have a good garden.
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Posted August 28, 2016 - 08:11 AM

Valley of the Ho-ho-ho, Green Giant!

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Posted August 28, 2016 - 09:52 PM

I wonder what they look like inside? Carrots love loose sandy soil, if your soil is hard they won't grow straight. However your carrots look really nice, just big......

 

We had a really good carrot crop but they didn't get that big.

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