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Turnip Gardening Tips and Advice

Turnips are in the parsley family. Turnips are easy and quick to grow, and can be eaten raw or cooked. You can eat the leaves and the roots too. Plant some! Turnips like well tilled soil, and a constant supply of water.

Planting Turnips

Sow turnip seeds 1/2 inch deep and 1 inch apart in rows that are 12 to 36 inches apart. Thin the plants so that they are 2 to 6 inches apart. You can sow turnips in the spring for a summer crop, in the summer for a fall crop and sometimes even in the early fall for a fall crop. Turnips are flexible.

Days to harvest: 35 to 70 days
Days to germinate: 3 to 7

You can find more growing tips for turnips here.

Tips for growing vegetables:

Pumpkins
Beets
Carrots
Cauliflower

Celery
Corn
Soybeans
Lettuce
Artichoke
Asparagus
Brussels sprouts
String Beans
Peas
Black Eyed Peas
Spinach
Peppers
Parsnips
Radish
Rhubarb
Rutabaga
Turnips
Okra
Melons
Broccoli

Tips for growing other herbs:

Sage
Rosemary
Parsley
Garlic
Chives
Dill
Basil
Cilantro
Saw Palmetto

Thyme
Oregano
Lemon Balm
Calendula

Lavender
Catnip



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