I didn't have much time for planting either. I half-heartedly threw potatoes in every available empty container - a bushel basket, some terra cotta pots, large plastic nursery pots, and a mound fashioned out of stakes and leftover chicken coop.
My potatoes this fall.
I threw out some lettuce and carrot seeds and invested in a couple six packs of veggies - broccoli, swiss chard, lettuce and bok choy. I ignored the lettuce and it bolted. The broccoli still has not "headed". Will it? I have no idea. I clearly put the chard in to late as it has never really grown and 2 of the 6 seedlings have disappeared thanks to some pest or another. But the carrots, the bok choy and the potatoes?
Oh yeah baby! My not so hard work paid off as I hauled in this New Year's harvest (plus some additional mandarins).
And check out this last carrot that I pulled up? Remember when I confessed that I could not grow carrots? All that is in the past. This supersized sucker makes me legit! I'm a real gardener now!
Happiest New Year from me and my first time ever late December harvest!
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