|Distance between Plants – 3in||Distance between Rows – 6in||Germination within 15 days|
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.
HOW TO TRANSPLANT CARROTS
Carrots don’t transplant well so avoid this.
HOW TO PLANT CARROTS
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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|Variety||Date Sown||Transplanted||Planting Out||First Harvest||Last Harvest||Sweet Candle||May 7, 2017|
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