My daily random ramblings
Not bothered with carrots for a couple of years because of carrot fly.
We've had the same problem a few years but this year P tried a different position in the veg patch so they are partly sheltered by our shed. Not sure if that has made a difference or not but no fly this year.
Your blog title intrigued me.If you grow carrots in raised beds you won't get carrot fly. They can only fly twelve inches high. I find carrots also do well in large pots of compost or sieved sand and soil.
Yes, we found that they do not fork so much in sieved soil but they split this year, as in burst apart. When we looked it up, it suggested that this can be caused by drought conditions followed by too much water. That seems to have been the case here this year anyway.
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