The carrots have surprised me with their resilience. Not only did I get one or two, I have two full rows to admire. I planned successive plantings anyway, as appropriate to the species. Now, I can look forward to carrots all summer and fall. Real baby carrots will be a delight as well. I don't recall the last time I had the real thing, as opposed to the mechanically processed baby carrots from the supermarket.
The herbs and lettuce continue to disappoint. I hope that a second planting or a planting later in 2013 will be more profitable to the Cottage Vineyard table.
The grapes on the northern vine continue to stun me. I am blown away by its progress. I am inspired to save all those seeds, to have a full working vineyard, years from now. There's nothing like a taste of success to inspire one to work all the harder.