How to Grow Carrot Companion Crops
Did you know that gardeners purposely grow some plants together to help produce the healthiest crops? Find out how companion gardening can help your carrots grow.
- Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK BooksDorling Kindersley
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4. Plant baby carrot seeds.
Sprinkle seeds along the outer trenches and cover them with a little soil. If you space out the seeds, then there will be no need for thinning later, which releases a carrot smell.
5. Sow salad leek seeds.
Place into soil individually, 6 inches (15 cm) apart into the middle trench.
6. Put in sticks along the edges of crate.
This will hold up a polyethylene bag cover and encourage germination. The cover should be removed once the seedlings appear.
Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books
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