In my garden they are as big as small carrots...
I'm not 100% sure, but parsley roots and celery roots are edible and pretty common at my local farmers' markets, so I would assume fennel roots are edible too, as they're similar?
Poetry for your market basket.
Poems for your fridge.
Wine to go, without the box.
Go play outside!
Make your houseplants do double duty.
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