Sowing Daucus carota Karnavit Carrots


Carrots, Karnavit

You may have read here that I’m in the process of getting rid of some old seeds in the back of the shed and the second type of carrot is called┬áDaucus carota ‘Karnavit’ Carrots. Find information on this variety of carrot is something that I’ve struggled to achieve, in term of it’s origin and history. […]

March 3, 2017

Sowing Autumn King Carrots


Autumn King, Carrots

What a week it’s been weather wise, starting off with highs of up 18 degrees, only to be blown away toward the tail end of the week by storm Doris. ┬áTo date, I’ve not managed to sow much into the ground or into pots this, but that’s because it’s been a bit too chilly. I’ve […]

February 26, 2017

Sowing Carrots: Early Nantes 5


Carrots, Early Nantes 5

Sowing carrots (Early Nantes 5) is easy, although, that’s not to say that I haven’t had my seasons of heartbreak when I dig up misshapen and stumpy carrots. I’m sowing Early Nantes 5 – a very reliable, good ‘finger’ variety of carrot and I’m hoping to see some progress within 14 to 20 days – […]

March 9, 2016