Learn How to Grow Carrots

Learn how to grow carrots with this helpful guide. Sweet, delicate carrots that can’t be found in supermarkets are among a home gardener’s greatest culinary rewards. By growing varieties suited to your soil, you can grow carrots in spring and fall, and the fall carrots can be left in the ground for harvesting in early winter. Includes tips on saving seeds for your next harvest, and pest and disease prevention tips.

Learn how to grow carrots in your garden. Carrot varieties vary greatly in color and shape. The different colors range from dark red to light yellow.
Learn how to grow carrots in your garden. Carrot varieties vary greatly in color and shape. The different colors range from dark red to light yellow.
Illustration by Keith Ward