lurine at softcom.net
Fri Jan 5 16:45:37 EST 2007
See, that proves my theory <g> I give the carrot seeds to the kids and they
grow. I, or any adult, plants them and they may or may not grow. Carrots
----- Original Message -----
From: <rayzentz at aim.com>
>I have always loved carrots, but the only year I was ever successful
>growing them was when I was nine years old. My parents had given each of
>the big kids their own garden plot (about 8 feet on a side) for us to grow
>whatever WE wanted. Since the only veggie I liked at the time was
>carrots, thats all I planted. As I recall, we did little rows, and I
>meticulously laid down one seed at a time in each row, at the distance
>recommended by the seed packet. I remember using a ruler, and my dad just
>shaking his head...
> Anyway, I watered my little plot daily for about two weeks, and the little
> tops were just showing, when my family went to visit grandparents (my
> grandmother had been severely injured in a car accident) for about a
> month. When we got back, my little plot was the only green part of the
> entire garden. We literally had hundreds of carrots, and not much else.
> I remember being as happy as a clam, pulling carrots daily, wiping the
> dirt off on my pants (which infuriated my mother), and munching away.
> I have never successfully grown more than just a few carrots since (though
> hope springs eternal).
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