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Jun 4, 2022Liked by Ashley Rodriguez

🥕👍

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We planted carrots for the first time last year; and even though we got just a handful of tiny, knobbly ones, they were the sweetest! Lovely read!

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Thanks for reading, Giulia. Here’s to the tiny, knobbly ones!

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Jun 3, 2022Liked by Ashley Rodriguez

I too have trouble growing even long varieties of carrots. Last year I was told by a farmer that you can't water them too much. They have to grow down in search of the water they need. I'm going to try planting them away from the drip irrigation this year - fingers crossed.

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Awwww, that makes a lot of sense. We’ve had nothing but rain so there’s plenty of water for them to find close to the surface.

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Jun 3, 2022Liked by Ashley Rodriguez

I felt the same way when I pulled up my first few radishes the other day. So much gratitude for these smallest of joys.

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Yes! My radishes were a little scrawny too but I’m still bursting with excitement.

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Jun 3, 2022Liked by Ashley Rodriguez

So true Ashley...it;s been a wet spring but carrots are so reliable and that taste..and crunch...divine!

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It has been such a long wet spring and yet the garden grows, however slowly.

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Jun 3, 2022Liked by Ashley Rodriguez

Oh my gosh yes. Gives me all the summertime abundance feels. 💕

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Yes, I have to believe it’s coming!

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I like carrots. I like you talking about them!

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Thanks, Wayne.

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We also had a garden when I was growing up, and you’re right, carrots from the garden are nothing like what you find at the grocery store! I also loved eating fresh corn straight from the stalk. Not so much the shucking part, though- I was always so impatient with picking out all of the silk threads!

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