Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to most pests and diseases, and are a good late season crop that can tolerate frost. Not all carrots are orange; varieties vary in color from purple to white.
Carrots are biennial plants. If you leave them in the ground, the tops will flower and produce seeds the second year.
Known for their crunchy texture, orange color and slightly sweet taste, carrots are a popular garden staple. Growing carrots are relatively easy and they’re generally carefree, with little pest or disease problems. That being said, it never hurts to have information about carrots, covering all aspects of their care. Our tips can help reduce the likelihood of any issues that do pop up when caring for carrot plants.