Growing Carrot

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29 Jul 08 Barbara in Lane Cove (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Terry - Maybe it's carrot fly larvae, which can burrow into the carrots. Interplanting carrots with onions can apparently help. Jackie French reckons carrot fly is attracted to straight rows, so best to disguise carrots by planting in irregular blocks instead.
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