|1. Just because carrots are huge on top doesn't mean they are longer than 3". |
Everything we have picked so far has been fat and short, most likely due to the heavy soil.
|3. Brussels sprouts are worth the wait|
|4. The less you tidy up during the summer, the more you have to clean up after the growing season is done.|
|5. The $0.75 lady figurine that you buy in June with the intent to paint with retro-whacked-out-cool colors may eventually be dwarfed by squash and pumpkins. She will still have the same ice blue eyes in October. Maybe next year...|
|6. Take caution when planting something labeled "prolific." |
I had quite a few giant snake gourds. And many little decorative gourds that took over. They kept the onions and cabbages from getting very big.
|7. It doesn't matter what it is, chickens will mess it up.|
|Finally painted my mailbox.|
|This was a volunteer plant of "jack be nimble" pumpkins. Tyler and I counted after all were harvest and we were up to 93. This wasn't counting all the ones I gave away or put inside the house.|