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Growing Carrots

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Sow Outdoors
Harvest
Distance between Plants – 3in Distance between Rows – 6in Germination within 15 days
Check out my personal growing notes at the bottom of this page, if I’m growing it this year.


HOW TO SOW CARROTS


Sow in drills, 3in apart. The more you can careful space the seed at this space, the better. When carrot seedlings are thinned, the scent from the seedling is released and this attracts carrot fly which can destroy a crop. So a few extra careful moments now will save you later in the season. Carrots like sand so mix in a bag of sand with the soil, this will also help make the soil more free draining.

CARROTS VARIETIES


HOW TO TRANSPLANT CARROTS


Carrots don’t transplant well so avoid this.


HOW TO PLANT CARROTS


CROP ROTATION:


COMPANION PLANTING:

CARROTS prefer to be planted with Chives, Lettuce, Leeks, Onions, Peas, Radish, Rosemary, Sage and Peas.
CARROTS dislike being planted with

HOW TO CARE FOR CARROTS

Keep watered and be careful when removing weeds, again, not to attract the carrot fly. Cover the crop with fleece will help reduce the possibility of attack.


PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS EFFECTING CARROTS


HOW TO HARVEST CARROTS

Using a fork, carefully lift the carrots as-and-when required. Carrots keep well in the soil.


SAVING SEED OF CARROTS


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HOW TO STORE CARROTS

Can be frozen, use within a year.


USING CARROTS IN THE KITCHEN


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RELATED NEWS FOR CARROTS

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RELATED VIDEOS FOR CARROTS

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SEAN’S PERSONAL GROWING NOTES FOR CARROTS

Variety Date Sown Transplanted Planting Out First Harvest Last Harvest
Sweet Candle May 7, 2017

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