Winter Gardening: Ah Turnips!

It has been a few weeks since I visited the garden.  It looks drab, like a garden in winter, but it’s also still yielding.  I went looking to supplement my root vegetables and found that the turnip seed I planted in the fall had developed some nice looking turnips hiding under some vigorous greens.


I pulled one of them to have a look…


And took home four.  I’ve already used the greens to supplement bok choi in a stir fry…


And I plan to roast the turnips with some carrots later in the week.  I like this winter gardening, which involves a lot of rest between harvests!

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4 Responses to Winter Gardening: Ah Turnips!

  1. They look lovely! Our vegetables are currently drowning… even in the raised beds!


  2. arlingwoman says:

    They were delicious too, roasted with the carrots. Winter gardening is always a win or lose situation. If things grow and survive, great! If not, well, there’s always spring…


  3. Tammy says:

    We’re fortunate to have good winter gardening but I am tired of turnips this year!


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