Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Carrot 911

The first carrots harvested from my garden look, um, interesting. They are all looking like this! You should have seen the look on my hubby's face when he saw them! This is the 3rd year that I've grown carrots that are funky and I have no idea what I'm doing wrong. I started all of my seeds inside my house, sowing them individually in peat. I transplanted them outside after they got to be several inches tall. The garden is in a raised bed with uncompacted, organic soil. I need help from all of my gardener friends for ideas on how to grow normal carrots!  Your input and comments are requested! Thanks for your help! 


Cari said...

I have no advice whatsoever! But I am laughing my ars off. Do you live within radius of a nuclear power plant? Perhaps this is how carrots should look? The pesticides on the grocery market carrots must kill off the other "arms" {?}.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Caffeinated Autism Mom said...

OMG, Cari! Remind me to NEVER have a drink in my hand when I'm reading something you wrote! I nearly spilled my drink on my laptop! So freaking hilarious! They are pretty ridiculous looking carrots. Apparently I am unable to grow proper carrots.

Theresa said...

Those are the wildest carrots I've ever seen. I love it. If you find out how to fix it. Let us know.

A new follower from Blogelina.

Kara said...

I'm new here, so I don't exactly feel comfortable giving advice. But, have you considered planting jellyfish?

Caffeinated Autism Mom said...

Too funny, Kara! :-)

Monica said...

I think you have grown the exactly perfect carrot for your family. One might even say autistic carrots many many facets and each one as interesting as the next where can I get some.

Renae Hobby said...

I was just googling "crazy carrots" because of a TEDx talk I just watched. I'm still looking for a more concrete answer, but there seemed to be a suggestion that shade was an issue. Off to find out more...

Renae Hobby said...

What I found out was, if they get to much fertilizer they sprout those extra sprouts off the carrot, and if they get to much water they will split, and if they grow to close to each other they will twist around each other.
Crowding does not do that. Crowding makes carrots twined around each other. Branching is from something disturbing the tab root. That something can be compost that is not finished, nematodes, heavy soils.

Here is a useful link

Zheng junxai5 said...

christian louboutin shoes
nike trainers women
north face jackets
replica rolex watches
christian louboutin sale
kate spade
beats by dr dre
nike air force 1 white
adidas originals store
polo ralph lauren outlet
air max 95
ralph lauren outlet
michael kors handbags
michael kors outlet clearance
oakley sunglasses
nike roshe one
coach factory outlet
tiffany and co
abercrombie outlet
ralph lauren sale
christian louboutin wedges
coach factory outlet online
ralph lauren
ray ban sunglasses outlet
mont blanc pen
michael kors outlet clearance
jordan retro 4
kobe 8
louis vuitton handbags
ray ban outlet
oakley vault
hollister clothing store
air jordan shoes
michael kors outlet online
jordan 3 retro
coach outlet canada
coach outlet online
pandora jewelry
oakley outlet
louis vuitton bags

dada24 Xu said...

ugg boots
coach factory outlet online
oakley vault outlet
white converse
air jordan shoes
birkenstock outlet
kate spade outlet
michael kors outlet
louboutin shoes
nike force 1
buy red bottoms
nba jerseys wholesale
nike blazer
polo ralph lauren outlet online
burberry bags
christian louboutin sale
timberland boots outlet
rolex replica watches
nike huarache
rolex watches for sale
nike air max 90
louis vuitton outlet online
burberry outlet canada
ed hardy
true religion jeans outlet
mont blanc pens outlet
coach factory outlet online
louis vuitton handbags
cheap jordan shoes
gucci outlet online
adidas trainers
uggs canada

caiyan said...

michael kors handbags
michael kors outlet
hermes handbags
yeezy boost 350
michael kors outlet
coach factory outlet
ugg outlet
ugg boots
christian louboutin sale
ralph lauren

chenmeinv0 said...

jordan retro
ugg boots sale
ugg outlet
pandora charms
cheap jordan shoes
ugg outlet
ugg slippers
patriots jerseys
michael kors factory outlet
christian louboutin shoes

chenmeinv0 said...

michael kors handbags
nike roshe run
ralph lauren outlet online
denver broncos jerseys
cheap ugg boots
nike roshe run
ray ban eyeglasses
coach outlet online
fitflops shoes
hollister clothing

John said...

fred perry polo shirts
coach outlet online
pandora soldes
rolex replica watches for sale
dolce and gabbana outlet online
tods shoes
coach outlet online
true religion outlet online
longchamp bags

aaa kitty20101122 said...

kyrie 3
adidas outlet online
light up shoes
longchamp bags
lebron 14 shoes
nike air max
retro jordans
michael kors outlet
roshe shoes
michael kors outlet online

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...