Harvesting carrots

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The last harvest of carrots, quite a pile!
The last harvest of carrots, quite a pile!

The great thing about carrots is that you can leave them in the ground until you need them. Although as you can see from the photo above, they can become monsters!

But with spring planting underway, we just needed the space, so the carrots had to go! Out they come in one big harvest. A few strange looking ones, or ones that split, but the majority are glorious. (They were all planted in autumn, and were in the ground over winter.)

We’ll give some to the neighbours, cook up carrot cake, and store the rest in the fridge.

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One thought on “Harvesting carrots

    Carrot jam « Lewisham House said:
    November 1, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    […] pulling out the pile of carrots recently, we’ve been working hard to get through them. This included a carrot cake (yum!), […]

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