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May 07
2021
  By Savannah

Growing in Oregon - Carrots

Season and Location

✿ Carrots can be planted from the spring into mid-summer

✿ Carrots like full sun, but can tolerate some shade.

Container Gardening

May 07
2021
  By Savannah

Carrots - Quick Garden Tips

1 Carrots grow best in loose, well-drained soil or raised beds. The seeds are best planted into the garden at a depth of about ¼ to ½ inch. Carrots do not like to be transplanted.

May 07
2021
  By Savannah

Growing in Oregon - Beets

Season and Location

✿ Beets can grow in full or partial sun; they need at least 3 hours of sunlight per day.

✿ Try planting beets in a sunny site along a walkway; they are colorful and grow easily.

May 07
2021
  By Savannah

Beets - Quick Gardening Tips

1 Beet seeds will germinate (begin to grow) best if you directly seed them into your garden and then keep the soil moisture level the same—do not let it dry out and then rewet.

2 Expect germination in 10 to 15 days and harvest within 50 to 60 days.

May 07
2021
  By Savannah

Bush and Pole Beans - Quick Garden Tips

1 Bush and pole beans are from the wax bean family and are easy to grow—great for beginning gardeners. The big difference between them is that pole beans need support to grow.

2 Plant the seeds in the garden about 1 inch deep. The seeds are best planted directly into the garden.