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Root Vegetables

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Root vegetables include carrots, turnips and radishes. Best grown in cool seasons and harvested when they reach a usable size.

Root vegetables are roots of plants that are consumed as vegetables and include carrots, turnips and radishes. Root vegetables are best grown in cool seasons (Spring and Fall) and harvested when they reach a usable size. Root vegetables should receive and inch of water per week for best root development. If harvesting the whole crop, use a spading fork to loosen the soil next to the plants for easy removal.

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