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Crunchy Carrots Guide

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Welcome to the satisfying, sweet world of carrots! Carrots are delicious. This cool-weather root vegetable is easy and fun to grow; in fact, if you really like carrots, you can grow them twice a year if you live in a mild climate.…  READ MORE right arrow
Nothing compares to the taste of carrots fresh from the garden; even organic carrots from the market run a distant second. There’s something so satisfying about pulling a carrot from the ground, giving it a good rinse, and savoring that first bite right there in…  READ MORE right arrow
Fresh orange carrots from the garden

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Carrots growing in the garden
Carrots fall into two main groups: early and maincrop. As their name suggests, early carrots mature earlier than their maincrop counterparts. In general, early carrots are ready for harvest in about 60 days; maincrop carrots mature in 70 to 85 days.  READ MORE right arrow
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Let’s just cut to the chase here: carrots do not like to be bothered. Direct-sow the seeds and save yourself the time, aggravation, and likely disappointment of trying to transplant seedlings. Carrots really don’t like having their roots disturbed.  READ MORE right arrow

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