Growing carrots in the garden doesn’t have to be hard. This gardening guide is everything you’ll need to know for how to grow carrots in your own garden. You can start them from seed, grown them in raised beds or in containers. You just need the right soil for the plants. There're even suggestions on how to preserve your carrot harvest for later use. I didn’t realize why carrots can split but now I know.
Let’s grow carrot tops! One of the easiest plants for a young gardener to grow, carrot tops make pretty houseplants for a sunny window and their fernlike foliage is beautiful in an outdoor container garden. Eventually, white lacey flowers will bloom. Growing carrots from carrot tops takes no special equipment and results will be seen in a matter of days – always a bonus when working with kids!
Gardening is something you can do year round. Prepare in January and February so that when March comes you are able to start planting. These tips from the University of Illinois you’ll be on your way to having a great harvest this fall.