Posted Thu 16 September 2021 in garden
I don't often grow vegetables, just occasionally to see what happens or if I am given seeds as a present as this year. The successful outcomes were for carrots and sweetcorn.
- A few of the carrots, they have a purple skin. It is noticeable in the water when cooking. They were very nice.
I grew a sweetcorn in a container. It was very interesting as I didn't know how they flowered. Below is a female flower that forms between a leaf and the stalk. The threads are called silks and are the stigmas of the flower and grow to several inches.
At the top of the plant are the male flower, called tassels. These appear first.
Posted by Steve