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Carrot Growing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Carrot Growing.

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Carrots

Slender and crunchy, this root vegetable is rich in beta-carotene and vitamins C, D, and E, as well as fiber. Enjoy them mashed, grated, steamed, or straight from the ground throughout the growing season. Hardiness Zones: 3-12 (Find your hardi...  Read more

The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow

New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

People take an interest in gardening for a variety of reasons—higher quality produce, exercise in the great outdoors, or saving money. Whether you hope to discover your green thumb or save a little green, growing your own fruits and vegeta...  Read more

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

Seasonal Foods

You ate them in February, from half a continent away, and they were flat and bland—passable, but nothing to write home about. Now, you take a bite from one grown half a mile away, and it’s spectacular—sweet, juicy, and flavorful. ...  Read more

How does your garden grow?
Updated 4/17/2014 1:31:01 PM

Mine is growing well. My lettuce and peas are sprouted and my blueberries are starting to appear. I see nectarines, peaches, pluots, apricots and strawberries developing as well. I have flowers on one of my tomatoes, though no tomatoes yet....  Read more

Low Sugar/High Protein Carrot Muffins
Updated 4/1/2014 11:29:37 AM

As a breakfast lover I have been looking for a way to make a muffin that has natural ingredients, is somewhat high in protein, has flavor and is still yummy. Not super sweet but, still good. After tweaking the Whole Foods Carrot Muffin Recipe here is...  Read more

Greens--Which to Grow and Eat?
Updated 3/22/2014 4:44:12 PM

So, I'm in the process of putting in my summer veggie garden. I admit that, while I do eat my fair share of veggies, I don't eat a lot of "greens" and it's my understanding that they are good for you and that most people should eat more of them. So...  Read more

The list is growing!!!
Updated 3/26/2014 9:48:37 AM

The list of people to be invited is growing and growing. It may sound bad, but I hope that some people cannot come. I don't want to leave people out, but dang it. We just have too many friends :) Just kidding. But, the list is growing quickly....  Read more

Did you eat dinner as a family growing up?
Updated 1/15/2014 5:01:01 PM

Did you eat dinner together as a family growing up? Was the TV allowed to be on?...  Read more

grow your own veg - eat fresh now and preserve for later.

lettuces, silver beet, corn, potatoes, carrots , pumpkin, courgettes, herbs etc are easy to grow. you can grow in pots or share an area with neighbours or family and share/swap produce. you can grow and collect your own seeds. if you are new to ga...  Read more

CARROTS ANYONE

I never liked eating carrots, but I liked juicing carrots. Well I bought a small bag of mini carrots to snack on at work and I have grown to really like them. They are sweet and crunchy, and after so much chewing I'm satisfied. 104...  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

Tap into the Potential of Taproots This Fall

By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients.  My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a...  Read more

Taste Preferences Develop Earlier Than You Might Expect

My 4 and 2-year old are very curious about the baby growing in my belly.  My daughter often asks if the baby likes peanut butter or cheese, two foods that are staples in my diet these days.  I try to explain to her that the baby doesn't...  Read more