Carrots are a root crop. If you sweep some of the dirt away with your
finger you may see the top of the carrot. If it looks bigger then a dime
you can pull it. Make sure your ground isn't hard, if it is wet the area
down before you pull it or the top may break off. If it isn't big enough
make sure you put the dirt back over it or the carrot will turn green
from the sun.
You will see them when they form and they form above ground. This is my
first year with eggplant myself, but I was told to pick them when they
are a little bigger then your fist.
On 21 Jul 2003 07:23:47 -0700, email@example.com
You'll see the eggplants all right: they grow above the
Pull one carrot up: then you can see how big the carrot is.
It's the root, it grows underground. Small, young carrots
are pretty nice, sweet and good. Larger ones have the
virtue of being..well...larger. They probably store better
The eggplants must first have flowers, then they will form
(very obvious) fruits. They take quite a while: mine
haven't flowered yet.
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