lurine at com-pair.net
Tue Jan 13 12:24:34 EST 2009
Arg, they don't grow "worth" prunes <g> See, that's what happens when DH is
hollering in one ear and youngest is hollering in the other and I'm trying
to type at the same time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lynda" <lurine at com-pair.net>
> Well, I'm sure they are VERY particular and fussy and don't grow with
> prunes, at least for me unless I let the kids grow them or I simply plant
> bucket load of seeds and just ignore them. Also, don't give up. Mine
> germinate when they darn well please. I'll plant them and wait and wait
> wait, some years, and then when I give up, sometimes a month or two after
> they are supposed to have germinated and suddenly I see the little lacy
> like bits of green showing up. That's when I gave up doing them in their
> own bed and started just planting them any ol' where.
> We plant Red Core Chantenay, Little Fingers, Half-longs, and Danvers.
> year we're going to try the Tonda di Parigi. I've never had much luck
> growing the really long carrots.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lisa K.V. Perry" <lisakvperry at gmail.com>
>> Thanks, Lynda. I've read that carrots are 'particular' so have been leery
>> but would really like to give it a solid try this year. Sounds like you
>> don't have a specific bed for carrots then but just put them wherever. I
>> not thought of your method. What variety do you grow? I had hoped a
>> of people would pick up on this thread.
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