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from SF Gate

While cucumbers thrive near bush beans, lettuce and radishes, and choke near potatoes. Beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers and strawberries make good neighbors -- as long as you plant the onions, garlic, leeks and shallots elsewhere. Peppers do well with carrots, eggplant, onions, parsley and tomatoes, but not with kohlrabi. Keep lettuce away from cabbage and keep onions away from asparagus, beans and peas. Spinach gets along with everyone.

from Lady Lee's Home

Do you only have a teeny backyard? These plants can be sewn a mere 4 inches apart, making them perfect for the small (perhaps urban) garden, so you can produce a lot in a small space!

from HubPages

Carrots are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Growing carrots from seed is childsplay and can even be done in a window box.

from Natural Garden Ideas

Preserving Organic Vegetables: If you grow organic vegetables then chances are you do some sort of canning to preserve all those vegetables you are harvesting..

from Frugal Family Home

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.


Saving carrot seeds is a two year process.  Like many other root crops including onions and beets, carrots are biennials.  This means the first year they are planted, they do...

from West Coast Seeds

Here are some tricks on how to grow carrots from seed in your organic vegetable garden. Learn how deep to plant carrots and when to plant carrot seeds.