Big Radishes on June02
I'm starting this forum up the right way, with some serious bragging.
Here are the radishes I pulled from my garden yesterday, June02. Who says this is the "Great White North", anyway? It must be pretty balmy to yield vegetables in early June!
(I started these indoors and moved them outside in early April.)
Oh and yes, that white thing IS a radish. It's some kind of long white one. I had cut off some of the white peel, though, as there were unsightly cracks and (shh) the odd wormhole.
Okay RR, I can see you are new to the vegetable gardening thing, well at least to radishes. Radishes are the first crop that you can eat out of the garden, they are in fact the thing that is suggested to new gardeners to plant so they don't go crazy waiting for something out of the garden.
I have to admit, those are mighty fine radishes. I don't grow them much anymore, I over radished myself when I first started gardening.
The white radish is most likely a Daikon, or a hybrid of a Daikon. Hard to say, but next year this might work to discourage whatever it was that ate holes in it--plant a few marigolds around the garden. Being a huge horseradish fan, I expermented around with recipes and used to make horseradish to go with roast beef out of Daikons.
Originally Posted by riverrat
The cracks might have happened because of our changes in weather, sometimes sun and some warmth, sometimes lots of rain and no warmth. I think that's how the cracks happened that attracted pests, whatever, to do their tunneling job.
Warning: veggie gardening is like crack. Once you start, you don't stop. And there's always "Next year I'll . . . "
Nostradama do you need any Horse Radish plants?
I can't wait to show off my Garlic in a few weeks.
Nice looking Radi RR
Thanks for the offer, but I don't have a garden any more. Probably a good thing, too, because I wouldn't be able to keep it up. But oh boy do I miss gardening.
Originally Posted by Harewoodian