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Post  RoOsTeR on 5/15/2012, 1:52 pm

WP! Where you been?? Good to see you around here Very Happy

Thanks for the update and good to hear about the "survivors" Razz They look good!

Can't wait to see your carrot box.

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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/16/2012, 12:45 pm

Anyone ever plaint a kaleidoscope of carrots?

Aren't these cute?

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Post  walshevak on 5/16/2012, 2:18 pm

Got some planted in a big pot this year.

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Post  kbb964 on 5/16/2012, 3:15 pm

Gineen,

if they are the Nantes carrots then I think most people have found them slow. I planted mine 16th April and they are about 1 inch tall.
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Post  darci.strutt on 5/18/2012, 11:20 pm

I planted some Danvers Half Long on 4/25 (the day my first square was filled) and they are up...though not very carrot-like yet. I normally don't try carrots since my 'real' soil was too clay. Now with MM I'm trying all kinds of root crops! They are in the middle two squares right beside my peas.

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I planted radish, beets, carrot, onion, and some turnip to see how this mix does. You can see some lettuce and spinach in there too Very Happy


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Post  Goosegirl on 5/18/2012, 11:34 pm

Got the rest of my carrots planted tonight - 7 squares of Atomic Red and 18 squares of Cosmic Purple. Yep, loves me some carrots! That makes 37 squares total with my 12 squares of orange (4 squares Nantes) planted for Carrot Week.

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/18/2012, 11:50 pm

ours are coming up too....though....we still only have one carrot sprout from the first batch for carrot week....maybe the second sowing will catch up Razz we can see tiny little guys coming up around their big brother......tongue

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Post  Debora Cadene on 5/19/2012, 7:15 pm

I planted one square two weeks ago and discovered they needed to be watered regularly. I have been watering regularly since that discovery, but it could be too late, so might have lost that square. I planted another square of Nantes yesterday, and will be watering on a regular basis. I do see some stuff coming up in the first square, but I think its weeds. Not gonna pull anything till I see what they do. I'll keep ya's posted.
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Post  Debora Cadene on 5/19/2012, 7:16 pm

[quote="SwampCatNana"]Anyone ever plaint a kaleidoscope of carrots?

Those are gorgeous!! What type are they and can i grow them here in zone 3A??
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Post  hruten on 5/20/2012, 7:36 am

Ms. Cadene,

I planted a square of carrots way back in late feb under plastic. I too made the watering mistake. However, after I started to regularly water the area, the carrots ALL came up and are growing as well as a later more "tended" planting.Embarassed
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Post  Debora Cadene on 5/20/2012, 7:41 am

Well, mabey there's hope for me and my garden yet. I've been alot more diligent with the hose.....so fingers crossed for some success. Very Happy
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Post  walshevak on 5/20/2012, 7:51 am

[quote="Debora Cadene"]
@SwampCatNana wrote:Anyone ever plaint a kaleidoscope of carrots?

Those are gorgeous!! What type are they and can i grow them here in zone 3A??

I found this but -warning - I've always heard carrots don't transplant well.

http://myfolia.com/plants/9-carrot-daucus-carota-subsp-sativus/varieties/7396-kaleidoscope-mix

I planted mine near the end of April. You may be right on time because of your frost date.

If you hurry and if you plant in MM so that even an early frost doesn't freeze then into the soil, you should be able to harvest in the fall.

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Post  camprn on 5/20/2012, 9:14 am

Nana if you have the space and the seed it is time to plant carrots. I grow the rainbow carrots, they make me smile and are tasty! What a Face Sow them thickly and thin as necessary.
Mine are finally coming along nicely.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 5/20/2012, 9:28 am

Good gravy camp! Feeding them carrots steroids Razz Carrot Week carrots have shown a little life this week but still sloooowwww Evil or Very Mad

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Some of em are still just plain puny Sad

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Post  camprn on 5/20/2012, 9:53 am

LOL, just good 'ole Mel's Mix, plus I sow heavily, then thin. But really it's all in the Mel's mix and the WEATHER. Wink Last year my carrots and beets were crap. Sad

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Post  Josh on 5/22/2012, 4:26 pm

Here is my carrots so far,
I have 4 different kinds growing in the top layer of the pyramid garden, 14 inch carrots, 2 x 4 giant carrots, and some other giant carrots, black carrots and nantes carrots.

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Then I have some of the 14 inch carrots growing in my SFG in a high rise, but it is only 10 inchs so I don't know what the other 4 inchs is going to do, we'll see.
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Post  llama momma on 5/22/2012, 4:36 pm

Josh, you crack me up by the way everything grows so incredibly well for you! Maybe we should have a Show me your biggest Worm contest too, but... I believe you would win that one too. Very Happy
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Post  Goosegirl on 5/22/2012, 9:52 pm

Some Nantes in among the volunteer tomatoes and cilantro!

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Post  kbb964 on 5/23/2012, 8:55 am

I think Josh has the most Artful garden too!
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Post  givvmistamps on 5/23/2012, 1:24 pm

I realized I hadn't posted any new photos for a while. SO, here's what survived the hailstorm (the carrots on the right). They're pretty bunched up, since my 5y/o planted a TON of seeds. I'm just glad there's still something growing for them. My younger son's so sweet he said he'd share his carrots with his big brother, who lost all of his carrots in the hailstorm, so big brother is helping water them now. They're a bit overshadowed by their neighbor carrots, which were planted only ten days earlier, and we only lost one of those in the hailstorm. I guess that extra ten days gave them more strength.

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My boys are SO excited about this, they really want those carrots to be done growing so they can pull them! bounce bounce I just wonder how they'll react to a full-size carrot when it comes to eating them...they're so used to those little finger sized carrots, I'm not sure they'll recognize these. What a Face
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Post  PeonyLover on 5/23/2012, 1:40 pm

My carrots are looking very small compared to all those. Sad We have some wacky weather and I don't think they like it much. Will there be a scrawny/puny category for Carrot Week? rofl
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Post  Goosegirl on 5/23/2012, 2:06 pm

@PeonyLover wrote:My carrots are looking very small compared to all those. Sad We have some wacky weather and I don't think they like it much. Will there be a scrawny/puny category for Carrot Week? Carrot Week 2012! - Page 9 889526

I think several of us may be entering that category!Laughing

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Post  plantoid on 5/23/2012, 4:09 pm

The weather has finally woken up and become good for growing carrots that .

I had several squares I thought were a write off ( sown in 10 to 17 April ) because germination is usually around 3 weeks .

I was going to plant brassicas in them to day and was pleasently to find some have sprouted through somewhat sparodically .

One square though seems to have a full house of 16 from 16 indiviaually sown seeds.

I reckon we are a good month beind normal years , for lettuce are still having to be transplants out the glass house . None of the square sown stuf has poked its cheery head up yet.
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Post  Daniel9999 on 5/23/2012, 10:00 pm

These are my babies so far....

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Some of the carrots I sowed last week in the empty squares are starting to spout too....


Can't wait to eat me some carrots albino
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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/24/2012, 12:02 am

our one and only sprout for carrot week What a Face even the second sowing never came up.....maybe it was the seeds....Laughing

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our son's carrots are doing very well Shocked

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