Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are a cool season crop and can be planted in the spring and fall.
- Soil: Sandy, well-drained soil
- Water: Regular, do not let soil dry out
- Light: Full sun
- Sowing Method: Direct sow
- Growing Days: 70
Planting Instructions: Sow carrot seeds directly in the ground. Space seeds 2 inches apart in rows 12 inches apart. Cover with 1/2 inch of soil and water well.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest carrots when they are bright orange and the desired size. Gently pull from the ground or dig around the carrot with a garden fork if soil is compacted.