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Post  jerzyjen 3/3/2010, 2:34 pm

Yay now that the new forum is here I feel comfortable posting my pics. Anyway, I thought I would share my harvest from one of the big blizzards we had out here recently in the Northeast. I wanted to make some homemade chicken noodle soup and of course needed some carrots. Out to the garden to get some.... where's the snow shovel honey?

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I read somewhere (probably mels book) that some root veggies can overwinter in the ground. So to test this theory, I left a box of carrots in and just threw the hay right over it. These carrots were just as tasty as the ones I harvested in the fall in the box next to it.

Hurry up spring! I can't take much more of this!
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Post  Theresa 3/3/2010, 4:55 pm

WOW that's AWESOME!
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Post  Ray'ssfg 3/3/2010, 6:24 pm

Blizzard Harvest Icon_biggrin Fantastic photos jerzyjen

Amazing that the carrots don't rot before they freeze.

This is what is fantastic about this site to see what people are doing around the world.
As we don't get any snow I don't know how you cope with all that.

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Post  boffer 3/3/2010, 7:27 pm

Hi Jen,

I've overwintered carrots in the box for four years with no protection, and they did great. This year we had several spells of record low temps, and my carrots have turned to mush. I've already bought the straw to cover them with next winter!

Overwintered carrots will start to grow again in the spring, but they don't taste as good then-we give them to our dogs. It's fun to let a few grow to see what a carrot plant and flower look like-think Queen Anne's Lace-they're cousins.
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Post  Lavender Debs 3/3/2010, 8:33 pm

I have found that my carrots can take freezing and snow, what they cannot handle is freeze-thaw-freeze-thaw. But that has always been at ground level, Don't know what will happen in a square.

Deborah....who for once doesn't have to dream about "someday when the snow melts"
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Post  happyfrog 3/5/2010, 8:45 am

i am curiuos to see what my carrots do. they weren't ready by any stertch of the imagination in november so i left them in the ground. the greens on top are still green . . . wondering if the root will grow yet into proper carrots or it'll be a loss. either we'll eat them or they'll be compost so no big loss i figure. Smile
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