- Seeds of carrot
- well loosened soil
- quartz sand
varieties and hybrids of carrots,Today, there are about 150 species.They are divided in ripening - early-maturing, Medium early, mid-season, and late of medium.The shape - cylindrical, conical and Nantes carrots, with a rounded tip.Also familiar to us a bright orange carrots, and there are still red, yellow, white, pink and even purple carrots.And if the choice of color is a matter of personal taste, everything else - a moment of reflection.You need to choose the grade best suits your natural and weather conditions.Carefully read the description on the bag with seeds and correspond with the conditions of your garden.
carrot seeds are stored no longer than 3 years.Fresh seeds can be distinguished by their smell.They will significantly smell ... carrot.
Select a location for the carrot bed.Carrot grows well on sandy and loamy soils.If you were able to dig up a bed of carrots from the fall and again in spring it dug to a depth of bayonet spade, carrots in gratitude for the care grow smooth and thick roots.If the soil is rocky or svezheunavozhennaya roots of carrots will be deformed.Carrots loves sunlight and reaches for it, if you will take it under the shaded area, or will it grow, among other crops, it is long and thin.
3-4 days before planting, soak the seeds in warm water carrot.Carrots can be sown when the first sprouts hatch.
Carrots are planted directly into the ground, that is, on a bed, in a pre-prepared grooves.The depth of the grooves must be from 1.5 to 2 centimeters, and the distance between them of 18 to 20 centimeters.
dry the seeds before planting and mix with quartz sand.Pour the seeds into the furrow, cover the ground and lightly tamp the soil.Cover the ridge of transparent film.As soon as the shoots, remove the foil.If you have a small garden, you can plant the carrots between the ridges of some fast vskhozhy vegetables, such as radishes.By the time the carrot will need to thin out, and do it when it is formed of at least four leaves and carrots in diameter reached centimeters, radish crop will already be lifted.
Carrot does not need frequent feeding.Conversely, if you are her "overfeed" it will begin to actively grow the tops, not the root.Therefore, it suffices twice per season to bring in the next set of soil fertilizers - urea, superphosphate and potassium salt.
aroma of carrot tops can attract not terrible, but it is extremely unpleasant pest - carrot fly.Fight it hard, it is better to prevent its occurrence.Experienced gardeners recommend planting beds along the perimeter of carrot onion or garlic, as the smell of these vegetables interrupts the smell of carrots.For the same reason, they recommend aisle sprinkled with black pepper.
If the root of the carrot will fall sunshine, this part will be green and bitter.Make sure that bask in the sun only "tops" of your carrots.
Carrots can be grown at home.Select pots with good drainage and at least 25 centimeters in height.Perfectly grow on windowsills varieties with short roots, karoteli.
- Description varieties of carrots