Wednesday, September 12, 2012

What's Up Doc . . .


My first time growing carrots!
I love this time of year!


Some of my garden bounty!
Healthy, organic & heirloom!


Ready for the chopping block!

65 comments:

  1. Enjoy! Our growing season is fast coming to an end. Only a few more weeks of the farmers' market. I suppose that is why it is so special!!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  2. Fun fact: carrots werent originally orange but rather brown and purple

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  3. aren't home grown carrots the best? i just love them!

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  4. Why is it that what you grows tastes so much better.
    cathy

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  5. And it's all going to taste so good! Those carrots look nice and straight. You did something right. ☺

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  6. Fresh carrots are so delicious! Enjoy!

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  7. Good for you! It looks like you have everything you need for a nice soup or stew!!

    XO,
    Jane

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    1. Ha ha ha, I took care o a coworkers & gave her bunnies the tos!

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  9. never tried growing carrots...maybe next year...

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  10. Lucky girl, I wish I could have a gartden too!!
    Have a nice day

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  11. How fun to grow your own vegetables Mary. I bet they tasted really, really fresh. Looks like I see some heirloom tomatoes too.
    Sam

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  12. Good for you! All the vegetables look wonderful. The carrots will be delicious and sweet. I like that you chose heirloom varieties too. Can't wait to see what you pick next.

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    1. Thank you! My garden is on the wane, as the temps start to drop! But I do have some nice surprises that I picked after I did this post!

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  13. Beautiful harvest!!
    Knowing you... you will make something delicious with all that garden goodness :)

    *smile
    K.

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    1. I'm thinking of putting some aside for Thanksgiving!!! Carrots are my favorite veggie!

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  14. Wonderful harvest! So colorful and pretty!

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  15. i love your hydrangias, your pup duke and garden treasures. enjoy your day!

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  16. Isn't it satisfying to haul in your own food from the backyard ?!? Hurray for you! You've got soup for supper!

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    1. I love it! We keep expanding the garden each year! We started with one bed, now we have 7!

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  17. Were your carrots sweet? I've never grown them and have heard they are sugar sweet and lovely on the tongue.

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  18. There is nothing better than eating from the garden! I wish I had enough sun to grow carrots. I tried once and failed miserably.

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    1. It was pure beginners luck! I am lucky I have a very sunny back yard!!! Thanks for stopping by!

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  19. Wow, look at you! Your carrots look beautiful. (So do the other veggies, too.) No food tastes better than what you've grown in your own backyard.

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    1. Home grown is best, that's for sure! Thanks for stopping by!

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  20. Look at those carrots! They are beautiful! I bet they taste amazing. Love that you had a successful crop!

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  21. Glad to see someone had a very productive garden, mine was a bust. Very pretty carrots, they would pair up nicely next to a pot roast and mashed potatoes.Have a lovely weekend, Julie.

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    1. So sorry o hear that Julie!! Mmmm, that pt roast sounds yummy!

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  22. Very nice veggies...and organic is the only way!

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  23. Awwwww, I love this time of year, too. Your carrots look great. Cool thing-a-ma-jig showing all your posts, too. Very cool. Great job! Thanks so much for your visit and comment on my blog. Susan

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    1. Thanks Susan, I gave the blog a "mini face-lift" a few months ago! LOL!!!

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  24. me too!... aren't carrots just so wonderful to grow and you feel so satisfied... I went out and replanted and now have new carrots growing that should be ready by December... nature, she sure is marvellous!!

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  25. Wow, I'm amazed that you can grow into December! Our ground is usually rock solid by then!

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  26. Hi just joined your blog, the carrots look great. I also love this time of year, what a great blog this is. I am going to try out my green thumb this spring! We'll see if it works LOL Hugs, Lynn

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    1. Thank you Lynn! I look forward to "seeing" you around!!

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  27. Very envious of your carrot harvest-I’ve never had such good luck! Do enjoy them though probably by now they are long gone!!

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    1. This was my first time and I'm in love with them! LOL!!! I still have some ready to be pulled out, probably later this week and that will be the end of my carrot stash!

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  28. I admire anyone who can grow vegetables. I'll bet they taste even better since you grew them.

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  29. Elaine, it's so simple, all you need is some dirt, seeds, water and sunshine! You should give it a try!!!

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  30. We have a new blog hop over on our site. Will you link up with us on Wednesdays. I'd love for folks to find your blog through our hop! I can't wait for your next post.

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    1. Hi, thanks for stopping by, I will check it out and try for the Wednesday link ups!

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    2. Thank you so much! You are the best!

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  31. Your bounty of vegetables looks wonderful! Nothing better than a fresh carrot of tomato straight from the garden.

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    1. You are so right! We were really pleased with our garden this summer! Thanks for stopping by!

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  32. Happy Fall everyone! Richard from Amish Stories

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  33. Excelente sin químicos sin aditivos me gustan mucho los productos orgánicos que saco de mi huerto ,sus zanahorias están hermosas,abrazos desde el sur de Chile .

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