By Jennifer Poindexter Carrots are an easy-to-grow vegetable that provide a great deal of color and flavor to your meals. Have you considered adding different varieties of this vegetable to your garden? If not, now may be the time to reconsider. There are a few general … [Read more...]
How Long Does It Take to Grow Carrots From Seeds?
QUESTION: I’d like to grow my own carrots this year, and I’d like to know when to start expecting a harvest. How long will it take me to grow my own carrots? ANSWER: Most carrots take between 50 and 80 days to mature, counting from the date the seed was planted. Some can take … [Read more...]
How do you grow carrots in a raised bed?
Question: I have a little bit of space in my raised bed for a small vegetable. How do you grow carrots in a raised bed? -Beth T. Answer: If you have heavy clay based soil in your garden, it’s a good idea to build a raised bed for growing your carrots and other root … [Read more...]
How long can you leave carrots in the ground?
QUESTION: How long can you leave carrots in the ground? Will the flavor be better if harvested when smaller? -Jerry T. … [Read more...]
How do you know when carrots are ready to harvest?
QUESTION: How do you know when carrots are ready to harvest? When should I harvest them? What about the carrot greens? -Ginny S. … [Read more...]