John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you why he doesn’t harvest his black carrots to eat.
In this episode, you will discover why John does not eat one of his favorite vegetables in the world: The Black Carrot aka Purple Carrot.
You will discover why saving your seeds is one of the most important actions you can take in your garden.
You will learn 10 reasons why John is not harvesting his carrots to eat, and letting the carrot go to set seed.
You will discover what black carrot seeds look like.
You will learn how to harvest your black carrot seeds and grow them next year.
Jump to the Following Part of this Episode:
01:10 My favorite carrot
02:47 Purchase a GYG Tee Shirt
03:23 Why I didn’t harvest my carrot to eat
04:34 One of the most important things you can do on the planet
04:55 Mature Carrot Seeds
05:55 Sacrificing one carrot for hundreds of seeds
06:53 More Valuable to Save Seeds than to eat the produce
07:25 More Adapted to your climate
08:03 Higher Quality Seeds
08:45 Food Security
09:26 Save Money
10:08 Lazy Person’s Way of Gardening
11:00 Grow Abundance
11:52 Foster Diversity
13:25 Enjoy the Process of Nature
14:45 Carrot Greens are Edible
15:16 Woody Carrots are Still Edible
After watching this episode, you will learn the benefits of sometimes not harvesting root crops and letting them go to seed.
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