And what are Boule D'or you ask?(Pronounced BOOLAY DUH OR, not "BULLDOOR" as the uncultured clods I coexist with would have it!) And, why are we hell bent to plant some at the very last moment?
|BOULE D' OR YELLOW TURNIP|
And the comestable rutabaga...
We are hoping for a good tasting, long storing happy medium.
These yellow turnips are supposed to mature in 60 days and to be sowed 6 to 8 weeks before the first frost. We anticipate the first frost around mid October here at the shed although it can vary widely year to year. We sowed a bed full on August 17, about 1/4" deep and allowing around 6" on center between plants.
Germination is expected in less than 7 days.
|JUST SOWN WITH BOULE D'OR SEEDS|
We obtained our seeds from the Baker Creek Company located in Missouri, a supplier of organic, heirloom, non GMO seeds and a company we highly endorse.
|BAKER CREEK SEEDS|
If we have a problem with Baker Creek Seeds it would be as regards the actual seed count per packet. Purported to contain at least 600 seeds we sowed over 700 from ours and have at least as many left over! Not a bad problem to have, when you think about it.
Well that's our bulldoor story for the day, and we are sticking to it. Thanks for stopping by and we'll see you next time on Farm Girl's Corner!
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