There has been a lot of debate about whether or not carrot tops (the leafy tops) are poisonous. There is nothing to suggest that they are and people eat them regularly. 593 more words
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Dear readers, have any of you grown carrots in your gardens? If so, how do you know when they are ready to harvest?
Some gardeners told me that the carrot itself will peek out of the soil when ready to be pulled, but in my garden the biggest carrots stayed discreetly buried while smaller carrots volunteered for the task with rampant delight. 524 more words
Last night I decided to try a grand assortment of the shoots found on or near my property right now. All would be oven-roasted in olive oil and salt at 500 degrees except for the garlic shoots, which are getting a bit tough this time of year as they elongate toward making scapes and need gentle stewing in olive oil over low heat for a long time, 25-30 minutes. 659 more words