Growing Carrot

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08 Dec 21 Helen Chon (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Cover with board? I don’t understand how a plant grows when it’s covered with a board? I must be missing something.
29 Dec 21 Darlene (USA - Zone 9a climate)
You only cover with a board temporarily as to keep the seeds from washing away and from birds eating them. After a week or more, You are to begin checking for sprouts. Within a week to 10 days, if it’s getting hotter in your climate, you elevate the board above the sprouts by placing a rock at each end of the board length and place the board on top of the two rocks. This keeps it a bit shaded since carrots are cool weather. Then as they get larger ferns and safer to expose, you remove the board. I hope that’s helpful.
22 Feb 22 Helen Chon (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Thank you. Your explanation was clear and much appreciated.
11 Dec 21 (USA - Zone 6b climate)
Use shade cloth or hessian bags above the soil.

Thank you. Your explanation was clear and much appreciated.

- Helen Chon

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