One of Little Bird’s favorite books is ‘The Carrot Seed,” written by Ruth Krauss and originally published in 1945. The story features a little boy who plants a carrot seed. No one in his family thinks it will come up. But the little boy knows better. He pulls the weeds and waters his carrot until, one day, a carrot grows. Just like he knew it would.
Her first crop was decidedly on the petite size. Even though this variety, Nantes, can be grown in a pot, we clearly need a larger pot. But this pot of carrots was her first crop, hers and hers alone.
Planting carrots in March.
September is harvest time.
Picking her carrots.
Homegrown teensie carrots.
The proof is in the pudding–er–carrots.
Taking a bite.
The verdict: “I like them, Mama.”
“Can I try one.”
Take the road less traveled, Beth