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Carrots exposed to light turn green and taste bitter so mound up soil to keep the tops of roots covered.
Sprinkling dried used tea bags over your carrots will keep wire worms from infesting your carrot crop. Don't forget to remove paper from the tea bag first,
Source: Read a long time ago in Organic Gardening.
By Beatrice from Gagetown, MI
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I need advice on growing stump root carrots for exhibition.
Hardiness Zone: 8a
By billy nichols from tyne and wear
If you mean growing the greens from the part you cut off the top of the carrot; you simply put the end (leave about 3/4 inch of carrot) cut side down in about 1/4 to 1/2 inch of water, and place on a sunny windowsill. Some grow better than others--when you check the bag of carrots in the grocery store, sometimes you can see some ends with the tiniest sprouts on them--choose those!
I used to grow these all the time for my pet birds--who LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the greens!
Carrots are a relatively easy to grow garden veggie. Planting and thinning are important steps in ensuring a good crop. This is a page about how to plant carrots.