Carrots, beets, radishes

Many people think that the cultivation of radish is a simple matter: planted, watered, and wait for the harvest. In practice, everything is a little more complicated. This root crop will require a little more of your attention, especially if you want to grow an early harvest. You must admit that after the winter, you want to pamper your body with vitamins, for example, fresh lettuce with greens grown on the windowsill and environmentally friendly radish from your own garden bed.

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Every gardener dreams of getting a good harvest of carrots on his own plot. Learn how you can sow this crop to achieve the desired result. By the way, each of the options proposed by us is quite simple in execution. Sowing dry carrot seeds This is the most common method used by many: dry carrot seeds fall asleep in the grooves.

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Varieties and hybrids of sugar beet differ in many ways. But among them there are absolute leaders, bred as a result of many years of selection. Now you will learn about the nine best varieties of beets on the totality of symptoms. Beetroot must first of all be tasty, safe for health and stored for a long time.

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Beets are not the most difficult to grow vegetables. Usually, minimal care is enough for her to enjoy a bountiful harvest. However, sometimes the beets turn yellow and dry the lower leaves, suggesting sad thoughts and putting the possibility of harvesting into question. The reasons for what is happening can be quite a lot and it is important to understand when the problem will be solved by itself, and when the plant needs your urgent intervention.

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Radishes can be grown at home on the windowsill, but due to the limited area it is unlikely that an unprecedented harvest can be obtained. Therefore, from late April to September, it is better to sow radishes in open ground and properly care for the crop. Early varieties of radish (18 days, White Breakfast, Jolie, Heat, Poker, Rhodes, Champion) ripen 20-25 days after germination, mid-season varieties (Ilka, Red with white tip, Icicle, Sachs) - after 26-35 days, and later (Dungan 12/8, Carmina, Red Giant) - after 36 or more days.

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In spring, when the body is in dire need of fresh vitamins, and most of the plants in the beds are still growing green mass, radishes can become a real lifesaver. The vegetable, popularly referred to as radish, is rich in vitamins and minerals, ripens quickly and is an excellent spring alternative to store vegetables.

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In this article we will describe which storage beet diseases are considered the most dangerous during storage. Beetroot is a healthy and beloved root vegetable. It was brought to our lands in the times of Kievan Rus, and it not only got accustomed well, but also began to be considered an age-old Russian vegetable. In order to cook borscht, vinaigrettes and other mouth-watering dishes all winter, you need to know how to protect the beets from diseases caused by storage.

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Beetroot is one of the most popular root vegetables, because it is very healthy and tasty. What are the nuances in the cultivation of beets need to know an avid gardener to get a really good harvest? By the way, in terms of the duration of growth and development, beets are of early-ripening varieties (80-100 days from germination to harvesting), middle-ripening (100-130 days) and late-ripening (130-145 days).

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Sowing beets before winter is not the most common practice for many gardeners. But with this method, the first crop of root crops next season, you are guaranteed to get a couple of weeks earlier, and the shoots will be extremely friendly. This method is more suitable for regions with a short and cool summer, when there is not enough time for full vegetation, as well as with a cold and rainy spring, when the earth warms up for a long time and dries out slowly, pushing off the planned planting dates.

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In this article, we will describe which diseases of beets during storage are considered the most dangerous. Beetroot is a healthy and beloved root vegetable. It was brought to our lands in the times of Kievan Rus, and it not only got accustomed well, but also began to be considered an age-old Russian vegetable. In order to cook borscht, vinaigrettes and other mouth-watering dishes all winter, you need to know how to protect the beets from diseases caused by storage.

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At first glance, it is very simple to grow carrots - I dug up a ridge, sowed seeds, watered a couple of times and wait for the harvest. Alas, this is not the case, and so “lazy” agricultural technology will lead to crooked and tasteless fruits. Properly plant carrots, too, need to be able to! If you are going to plant this root vegetable for the first time or do not get the same vegetables as the ones painted on the package, then this instruction is for you.

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We agree right away, loam is not an ideal soil for growing carrots. Remembering V.I. Dahl: "You can not plow the loam into the wet one - it gets stuck, but you cannot lift it into Sukhmen - it sticks together." But such a soil can be prepared for carrots - we will prove it to you. What is loam? This soil is about a third consisting of the actual clay, the rest is impurities (sand, etc.

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Small and light carrot seeds are difficult to sow evenly, and careless shoots can fall victim to weeding. How to achieve even rows that are easy to see and process, and ideally get rid of thinning? There is a way, and not one. Of course, you can just try and gently pour the seeds into the prepared grooves.

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Beets and carrots have such a number of useful properties that a rare gardener does not plant these crops in his summer cottage. But how to achieve the best result in their cultivation? The sweet taste of beets and carrots is given by sugars, which are formed in root crops in large quantities with proper soil preparation, as well as timely feeding and watering.

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Carrots are grown by many. But when choosing the right variety, you need to clearly know what you want to get "at the exit." Carrots can be different, but two main criteria for choosing this vegetable are universal for root crops of any variety: sugar content and carotene. Lovers of sweet carrots suitable varieties with a high content of total sugar.

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Despite the fact that most climatic zones in Eurasia do not allow farming all year round, there are crops that can be sown in August in order to get a second crop after harvesting the main crop. Usually, by the end of the summer, the garden is full of empty patches of land, because part of the crop has already been harvested, and the vacant areas slowly but surely capture weeds.

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Lovers of early vegetables grow beets through seedlings or sow them into the soil before winter. And those who are willing to wait for the young fruits until the fall, prefer spring planting on the garden bed. We will tell about it in more detail. Novice gardeners, as well as those who do not want to mess around with seedlings, it is best to sow beet seeds in the spring immediately in open ground.

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These diseases and pests of carrots are able to destroy the plant and in the garden, and during storage. We will tell you how to deal with them and not spend a lot of time, effort and money. Carrots, like other vegetables, are susceptible to diseases and insect pests. It is necessary to begin the fight against them immediately after the first signs of planting infection appear: wilting of the foliage, the appearance of stains on them, a lag in the growth of some plants.

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