It is Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. And so I decided it really was time to finish off the garden (well almost, we still have 2 tomato plants [which are really full of tomatoes] in the front flower bed to deal with -- anyone out there want some tomatoes????). So this morning I went out and dug the potatoes. Normally we dig them around Labour Day but this year we left them, other than a couple hills we dug and ate earlier:
Lesson learned: when you leave them in the ground that long potatoes can get REALLY BIG! some of them are big enough to be a meal for us with one spud.
Here are the 3 biggest (or at least 3 of the biggest) beside a pair of gloves for comparison purposes:
I also finished off the carrots (which we had been digging as we used them thus far):
And I knew this already but sometimes garden carrots take on some really odd shapes: