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Growing Carrots

Q.  Have you ever grown carrots with mittleider? If so, do you have any tips/tricks or pitfalls to watch out for? A.  All the time.   Count the seeds (1 oz = 19,000 seeds – 660/gram)  Figure 1 plant per inch max (30’bed, 2 rows = 720 seeds – 1.1 grams).   Mix thoroughly 1 part seeds […]

Carrots are Bitter – What’s Wrong?

Q. My carrots taste bitter, what’s wrong? I am watering for 20 to 30 minutes using a drip system 3 times per week. I use the Mittleider organic method of growing and grow in containers or Grow-Boxes. A. Your problem is a lack of water. You need to water daily until you see water coming […]