When life gives you lemons

I was craving carrots a week or two ago, and unfortunately I guess once they got home, I wasn’t craving them anymore, because I opened up my crisper, I remembered they were in there, and they’d all started growing roots. At first I was disgusted, but then I remembered two things. 1: You can still eat a carrot in that state, and 2: I could use this as an opportunity to do something I’d always wanted to do.

Apparently you can take the tops of the carrots you eat, and actually plant them and start to grow them, and then eat the greens that come out. I come from a family of green-thumbs, so I figured I’d give this a shot. Well literally one day after planting the top of a carrot, it already had green coming out of it, and though I thought maybe it was always there, nope! The next day it grew even more, and today it looks like this!

I’m sure it’s not as big of a deal as I’m making it out to be, but I’ve never really had much luck with plants, so I’m very proud of what I’ve managed to do here, and I’ll probably start thinking about growing more plants, and maybe even starting a garden on my patio at my apartment! I’m very excited.

~Donny