Friday, June 23, 2006

In 1829, Nantucket's William Rawson raised a turnip that weighed over 11 pounds.*

On the one hand, you gotta admit, that's a really big turnip.

On the other...I think this dude might need a more social hobby.

*Nantucket Nectar bottlecap fact of the day

3 Comments:

At 6:06 PM, Blogger Megdalen said...

Pfft. Turnips are easy. Try growing an 11 pound CARROT in New England, ya pussy.

 
At 8:45 PM, Blogger claris said...

Dude, I can't get ivy to grow in my apartment. I think I need you to come make my place plant-friendly.

 
At 3:50 AM, Blogger Megdalen said...

Unfortunately, I've only had good luck with root crops. But my husband would know what kind of plant would be good for your space! Perhaps a philodendron. They are hardy and reputed to clean the air.

 

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