These are the fascinating things you find while hibernating in wicked cold weather, surfing through Facebook and Pinterest. This was just too fun not to share. I think this would be a great Mad Scientist gardening experiment to keep the adventure alive.
The carrot tube experiment. http://www.allotment-diary.co.uk/Exhibition-long-show-carrot.html
I wonder if the guy ever got the giant carrots extracted from the tubes?