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Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Radishes, Vegetables | 2 comments

How to Grow Radishes

How to Grow Radishes

Name: Radishes **Radishes are cheap to buy in seed packets and have a very quick germination period. **Their beautiful red color always looks appealing in salads and their crunch is always welcome in my salads as well. **You can also use radish seeds to grow Microgreens. Check out this post to learn more about growing Microgreens.   Position: **Radish spring crops prefer full sun, while the summer crops prefer partial shade. **Radishes prefer fertile, well-drained soil, but they will manage just fine in most types of soil.   Propagation: **Sow summer radishes from March to June every few weeks for a continuous crop. **Continue sowing radishes in July, August, September, and October for a crop that lasts into winter. **Thinly sow ½ inch deep, place one seed every ½ inch apart. For larger varieties, thin to 1 every 4 inches. Have 10 inches between the rows. **Radish seeds are awesome because they can be stored for up to 5 years and are still viable . Maintenance: **Water regularly, especially in times...

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