Look at these beauties ✨carrots are brilliant to grow! Lucky it’s the very favourite vegetable in this house as we have got a bumper crop. We ate some beautiful sweet raw carrots yesterday and looking forward to some honey roasted later on today. Don’t forget to use the carrot tops - they make an excellent pesto. Big carrot love here 🧡🧡🧡
🥕Carrots are great to eat at this time of year especially for skin health as the beta carotene helps protect from sun damage, fight ageing
🥕carrots are famous for their immune boosting vitamins and antioxidants so good for a summer cold
🥕And who could forget the fact they help you see in the dark (which isn’t completely true but they are good for eye health)
🥕Lastly did you know if you eat enough carrots you can actually turn your skin yellow? It’s called carotenemia and isn’t serious! Usually it just affects your palms and soles of your feet and you can stop it by eating less carrots...
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This was one days haul from the garden gift that just keeps giving. Peas are such a glorious plant to grow with children, easy peasy (!) they grow like weeds, are impressively tall and fresh garden peas are just to die for. Even my pea-hating five year old likes fresh garden peas. Here are some decent pea facts: