Archive for the ‘Beets, Radishes, Turnips & Rutabagas’ Category

How to Grow – Radishes

Being a Master Gardener doesn’t mean you know everything about gardening. In reality, it means you are just crazy enough about gardening that you are willing to use your free time and some of your own money to help others garden. It means you will try to find the answers you don’t already have, and [...]

May 19, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Beets, Radishes, Turnips & Rutabagas, How to Grow  No Comments

How to Grow – Beets

Beets are a wonderful cool-loving and quick growing crop. The oddly-shaped seeds can be planted in early spring (here in Zone 5/6) when the ground becomes workable and the temperatures are still cool. Note that you can continue to plant beets well into the summer, they can take the heat as well. Just be sure [...]

March 11, 2012   Posted in: Beets, Radishes, Turnips & Rutabagas, How to Grow  10 Comments

How to Grow – Rutabagas

“Oh rutabagas- they’re just the same as turnips.” Brrrrrhp…What? Yes, I’ve heard this said. Although they are related, a rutabaga is a cross between a cabbage and a turnip, and have some similar characteristics, they are not the same. Here’s why: 1. They are sweeter. 2. They store longer. 3. They grow much, much bigger. [...]

September 9, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Beets, Radishes, Turnips & Rutabagas, How to Grow  No Comments