At the same time I seeded spinach, I also put in an entire packet of turnip (on the left – they have reddish tops) and rutabaga seeds, each. I suppose it was because I had the space and wanted to see if anything really would come up. Of course, when one doesn’t care that much, the emergence rate is incredible. We have eaten more turnips and rutabagas than ever in our entire life. I have given them to friends (hey, wouldn’t your sheep like any?), and finally donated bags of vegies to the local Food Bank. Really do not like to waste anything. Though, the compost pile puts all excess garden growth to good use!
These are the same asters I cut a few days ago. The flowers really did close up the next morning when I went to take a photo. For some unknown reason I did not throw throw them in the compost bucket. When I noticed the vase later, the blossoms looked great, and the tiny buds were starting to open. They must like their new home!