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Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seeds at 30cm by 45cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest in 100-120 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why are my carrots seeds not germinating?
Extreme hot temperature affect the germination process of carrot seeds. Over-watering is another reason why your carrot seeds fail to germinate.
Carrot seedlings are collapsing.
Overcrowding of seedlings , extreme humidity and overwatering are all reasons as to why your carrot seedlings are collapsing. Make sure you use a well-drained container when growing carrots and keep only one seedling per hole to ensure your seedlings grow well.
Leaves of my carrot plant are curling up and turning brown.
Curling of leaves accompanied with browning of leaf edges is a sign of potassium deficiency.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Carrots have always been loved for their health benefits and versatility. They are rich in beta-carotenes which is processed by the body to form vitamin A, essential for good eyesight. Apart from the nutritional benefits carrots take very well to both savoury and sweet recipes. The dessert superstars gajar ka halwa and carrot cakes taste all the better with home grown carrots. They also make great soups and salads and are also pickled. Carrots come with a variety of health benefits. We all know Carrots are great to improve your eye sight. Carrots are rich in beta carotene. Your body converts this compound into Vitamin A which promotes eye health. The soluble fibre in carrot called ‘ Pectin ‘ can help lower your blood sugar levels, cure skin irritations and ensure a proper functioning digestive system. Having abundant antioxidants, carrots can also help improve your immune system. Apart from health, carrot is also great for your hair and skin. Vitamin A and E present in a carrot helps in stimulating hair growth. Beta-carotene present in the carrot can protect your skin against sun damage.
This root vegetable has always been a staple not only in Indian households, but globally. Carrots are made up of almost 85-95% water and are famous for being almost zero calorie, which makes it a great choice for health enthusiasts. Primarily made up of carbohydrates and water, carrots have a very low Glycaemic Index (GI or Glycaemic Index is a measure of how fast a certain food can raise your blood sugar level) making it a vegetable of choice for diabetic people and add to it the fact that its packed with pectin, Vitamin A, Biotin, Vitamin B6, Potassium and a lot of antioxidants.
1.Bugs Bunny loves his carrot. The carrot that we’ve seen bugs bunny enjoy is a Danvers Carrot.
2.Carrots were originally grown as a medicine and not as a vegetable.
3.China produces approximately 274,900,000 tonnes of carrots per year.
Water your container/raised bed every day. Use a watering can to ensure an even shower and make sure to soak the soil completely.
Carrot plants require full sunlight (6-8 hours).
Ideal growing medium for growing carrots is 2 part Garden Soil & 1 part any organic manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
Regionally in India, Carrot Nantes (Improved) is also known as Gajar, Gajaru gadda, Gajjari, Gazar.
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