I sowed some purple carrots in a container last year but only got very small carrots so didn't bother to harvest them. The roots left over the winter are now sprouting again. If I let them grow (with feeding and watering) will I get larger carrots this year?
https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/Search-Form would seem to be pretty close to ideal for you. Much as I enjoy browsing through the A-Z it is very handy to do a quick check via the web.
I put sunflower hearts into the feeder, any spills rapidly get mopped up by wood pigeons, blackbirds and chaffinches. A couple of weeks ago a pheasant took up residence under the feeder for a few days.
Can't help with the weeds but the bush is a nice camellia with lots of flowers waiting to burst out.
Literally watching seeds grow - a time lapse video of a bean seed germinating. Took me about 6 hours to make but only takes a minute to watch. Enjoy! https://vimeo.com/72183576
I had no idea that bees needed water until I saw them on an old growbag sucking up water from the damp compost. The growbag was on a tray which held rainwater and kept the contents moist. After seeing this I leave an old growbag in a tray for them every year and keep it topped up with water.
I used a GoPro for this video. It has a very wide lens so needs to be placed very close to the feeder but the birds don't seem to mind.
A video of birds at one of my feeders. A bit like watching paint dry but I enjoy seeing what comes for a free feed. https://vimeo.com/123003987#t=0s
If you are using a chemical pesticide like Provado then you can repeat every 4 months. If you are using nematodes then you need to wait until the soil is warmer.
I used to use these to build temperature controlled environments 25 years ago where I was looking to keep within +\- 0.005C of set point. Wow have they ever come down in price! Much cheaper than those basic thermostats sold with soil warming kits. I'm tempted to build myself one now.