Saturday, October 29, 2011

What Did My Garden Grow? Help Please!

Hi Friends,
I was out picking tomatoes, the last of the red ones, and cleaning up the garden.  I had planted an eggplant, a plant I purchased at Lowes in the spring.  It obviously wasn't an eggplant.  I thought it was quite odd that it never produced any blooms and I figured that even though it still looked quite green it was too late in the season.  I might as well pull it and get rid of it.  What a shock!

Not an eggplant at all, but a root of some sort.  I really don't know what it is!  I'm 99% sure it is edible yet I don't want to eat something unless I'm 100%.  Anyone know what grew here in my garden?  The top of it is a purplish color.

Thanks for the help!
Seriously, anyone want to come over for some tomatoes.  I have double what is in the picture and tons of green ones.  Come have a cup of coffee or tea with me and I'll send you home with a bag of them!


Jess said...

Oh I envy people who can grow things, not my forte :)

Erin said...

Is it a turnip?

OurGangof7 said...

I'm far from an expert but I just googled images of Celeriac (or that is what we call it down here in Australia anyway lol)....I think it kind of looks like that.

Hopefully someone knows for sure!!

Tanya said...
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Lady T said...

I wonder if it is a Kohlrabi. It kind of looks like the pictures I have seen.


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