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Carrots.

Carrots are difficult to germinate and the seed is small making handling difficult also thinning is tedious if required. My method is to encase the seed in small tissue balls, plant under a raised board at adequate spacing. Germination approaches … Continue reading

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22 April 2016 Carrots (Board Method)

http://durgan.org/2016/June %202016/17%20June%202016%20Carrot%20growth/HTML/ 17 June 2016 Carrot growth The carrots are thriving justifying the board method of planting. http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/29%20May%202016%20Carrots/HTML/ 29 May 2016 Carrots Two rows of carrots are growing well. The small weeds have to be removed by hand. The soil … Continue reading

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Carrots processed for juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LBPGV 22 July 2014 Carrots processed for juice. Sixteen pounds of carrots and two pounds of beets were processed into sixteen liters of juice.Fourteen liters were pressured canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. Pictures depict … Continue reading

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Carrots

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WRTIC 23 April 2014 Planting Carrots A ten foot row of Scarlet Nantes was planted. Some mason sand was added to the row and rototilled into the soil. The seed was planted by broadcasting in pinches. The seed was patted … Continue reading

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Carrots

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JWRRQ 12 May 2013 Germination The protection board was moved aside. Germination took about 12 days and appears to be almost 100%. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PHAIP 27 April 2013 Planting Carrot Two 12 foot rows of carrots were planted using the BOARD METHOD. … Continue reading

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Carrots

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YNYYF 2 July 2012 Digging carrots If carrots seeds are planted carefully digging is almost a pleasure. Always loosen soil around carrots, since the tops are very weak and break off if pulled too hard.One width of the fork presents … Continue reading

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