|FARM GIRL, WHO ELSE WOULD IT BE?|
Hi I'm Farm Girl and it's time for the fourth update on those wonderful, magical, yellow bulbous brassicas, Boule D'or turnips. It seems only 21 days ago that we sowed these seeds. That's because it was! They were sown on August 21.
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We are hoping for a large sackful of these...
|OUR VERY OWN BABY BOULES, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012|
Very reasonable progress for 21 days, particularly given the near drought conditions which prevailed for the most part. Two days of rain in the last week have helped immensely.
One more thinning may be required shortly and then it will simply be weed, water, and wait. Fully developed Boules are expected by mid October with useful smaller specimens popping up earlier.
Nothing like a bowl of mashed yellow turnips on the boards when autumn breezes get nippy; not to mention those more peculiar dishes the folks at Unnatural Foods are apt to generate with the samples we send them. And what an interesting and comment creating hand out a mature yellow turnip makes for the dear children on Halloween!
This concludes our Boule D'or update for week three, thank you as always for visiting Farm Girl's Corner.