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Be patient. Very slow things carrots.
It all depends on the soil temperature. If it's wam they can appear in about 10 days. If it's cold it might take a month. Don't let the soil dry out completely.
Carrots can take a couple of weeks or more to come through, be patient. But I am unsure whether they'll do well in a tub, unless it's a very deep tub.
Peppers can take a week or two to germinate. They develop quite slowly and should really have been sown (indoors) some weeks ago. If you haven't started any yet, it might be better to buy a few plants now to get off to a good start.
Cucumbers, though, will germinate in a few days if you start them indoors in pots, and they don't benefit from starting too early. Then when they're well up you can move them to somewhere cooler, and start to harden them off if they are to go outside.
I have carrots growing in old plastic window boxes and old hanging baskets. Admittedly they are the round ones, not the long ones that need deep soil. They are doing fine. I grow them in these to keep them out of reach of the slugs.
Well done Zoe4
Pansyface............like you I grow the short carrots in troughs...........they seem to do well enough and always taste pretty good
Get some good top growth first..........depends what sort you are growing..........give them some time........it's early yet
Zoe, wait until you can see the top part of the carrot and it's a pale orange colour. Quite a while to go yet!