I planted garlic cloves evenly
This can be frustrating, especially after waiting so patiently! It’s possible that growing garlic in the container is the actual problem.
I am new to gardening
Good on you for giving gardening a go - there are plenty of plants you can grow in pots!
I am having trouble growing
The radish is one of the first recorded vegetables; in fact, the name radish comes from the Latin “radix” meaning “root”. Many gardeners have experienced the same problem growing radishes, with very healthy leafy top growth and small or non-existent roots.
My good crop of parsnips
From your description, it is possible that the soil is too heavy and may well have become waterlogged over the winter months. This often leads to brown colouring around the crown of parsnips.
When is a good time
Carrots are traditionally grown as a winter crop, but with a little bit of care they can be grown throughout the year. The key to a perfect crop of carrots is soil preparation before planting. They prefer well drained, light, sandy soil and a warm sunny location.
I was wondering if it
Yes, you can plant potatoes at this time of the year, especially in Dunedin. Preparation is critical to the success of your crop.
Can you tell me where
The main problem with cultivating garlic can lie in the initial planting of substandard garlic bulbs that may be either too old or of poor quality.
I’ve tried to grow carrots
Good soil preparation before planting is the key to a perfect crop of carrots. They prefer light, fertile, peaty, well drained soil, so their roots can penetrate deeply and swell. By planting in the same spot each year, you are depleting the soil of the same nutrients each time.
I read that beetroot needs soil
It is possible that your soil preparation is a little too extensive and therefore the soil is now far too rich for this particular root crop.
When growing carrots, beetroot, and
While it usually pays to sow the seeds of root crops, such as carrots and parsnip, directly into your veggie garden, they can still be raised as seedlings for later transplanting into your garden.