Other Name: sativus
Period/Seasonal Colour: usually orange in colour
Where To Plant: they’ll grow best in full sun, they can produce even with only 3 to 4 hours of sun a day. Carrots also grow well in containers and even window boxes.
When To Plant: carrots can hold in the garden all summer
How To Plant: Sow seeds either in rows spaced 18 inches apart sprinkle the seeds on the top of the bed and cover them with a 1/4 inch thick layer of potting soil or sand.
Added Benefits: Carrots offer several health benefits and are particularly beneficial for organs like the eyes, skin, digestive system and teeth
Tips: If planted too deep, the carrot seed may not have the strength to break through the soil.