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Can carrots be sown now for Autumn pulling.?




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according to my packet of early nantes 5 seeds you can sow up to end of July which I have done. Whether other varieties can be sown later will be displayed on the packet. However I did see a warning that if you sow late carrot seeds remember to protect from the second hatchings of carrot fly

27 Aug, 2008

 

Thanks .I was hoping to find something in veg. that I can sow now...I will have to wait for next spring !

27 Aug, 2008

 

Hi Belladee, I recommend you read 4 season harvest by Eliot Coleman. His book covers a lot of normally considered out of season growth. You don't indicate what zone you are in but I can tell you that here in zone 7 we grow cabbage, carrots, kale, spinach and other root crops on into Nov and some times even later. Your garden doesn't have to quit producing at the end of summer.

27 Aug, 2008

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