Garden Oddities

The garden has been up to funny business again. My carrot crop has been turning out some humdingers.

Two odd shaped carrots.Some say it is an abundance of nitrogen in the soil that makes the carrots grow so strange. With the amount of well-rotted manure that we till into the ground, that thought would not surprise me very much.

The other root vegetables such as potatoes and beets do not have the same unusual shapes, so I’m am not necessarily convinced that nitrogen is the whole answer.

A couple of the tomatoes did grow ‘noses’ but I forgot to get a pic of those before they where sliced up for the dinner salad, but I An unusual double nutted filbert.did manage to snap an unfocused double nutted filbert.



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