Root vegetables are colorful and tasty, with distinctive and earthy flavors. They also provide vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. When growing your own, keep in mind that many root vegetable seeds are sown in cool seasons, either early spring or later summer/early fall for a fall crop. To avoid buildup of pests and diseases in the garden, rotate your root vegetables by family.
salad garden in 4x4 raised bed: Each square foot is planted with one, four, nine or sixteen of the particular vegetable or herb (e.g. 1 cabbage, 4 lettuces, 9 leeks, 16 carrots etc). The black number in the top left-hand corner of each square foot shows how many plants are in that section.
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Have you ever planted tiny garden seeds in a neat square or straight row only to find them sprouting up in odd locations or disappearing all together? With unpredictable spring weather the wind and rain can wash them all over your garden. The answer? Homemade DIY seed tapes. Simple to make, these tapes will ensure that your seeds grow where they are planted! Read on as eBay shares how to make homemade seed tapes for planting in your own garden.