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May 10, 2017

Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil.  Most varieties of carrots are resistant to pests and diseases, and they are also a good late season crop that can tolerate frost.  Carrots root is rich in sugar, and a great source of vitamins a...

March 28, 2017

Turnips are easy to grow when planted in the right season and mature in just two months.  They are biennials, usually grown as annuals.  Although turnips are more of a staple in European kitchens, many southern gardeners like to grow them for the nutritious turnip gree...

March 13, 2017

The beet is an intense vegetable.  Don't be put off by their rough exterior.  Organic gardening tells us these scarlet beauties are full of sweetness, yes sweetness.  A dirt-covered beet freshly pulled from the soil does not instinctively rouse the appetite---unless, o...

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