|Dried okra pod and seeds|
|Our new okra plants|
wondering if they would
really grow. We've heard a lot about buying only heirloom seeds because the others would not produce seeds to grow new plants. Well... the verdict is in! They grew! Hooray! We are going to have to thin them out, so many grew!
|Flowering lettuce plant with puffs|
|Separating seeds from other plant matter|
|Oh, this is spinach!|
|Next year we will plant more|
|Carrot flowers take 2 years to grow and seed|
that the tops of the carrots should poke out of the soil when they are ready to pick. We picked anyway and got smaller carrots, but they tasted good. The ones that did look big enough got
eaten by roly polies (pill bugs). We were sad.
|Roly polies ate our best ones!|