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How To Store Potatoes For 20-Plus Years

How To Store Potatoes For 20-Plus Years

Extending the shelf life of root vegetables like potatoes has been practiced for centuries as a method to enjoy the harvest year-round. Traditionally, potatoes grown for storage are a variety bred specifically for winter storage, since not all varieties keep ...

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4 Weird Root Vegetables For Your Survival Garden

4 Weird Root Vegetables For Your Survival Garden

Tired of the same old carrots, potatoes, and turnips? Try growing some rarer root vegetables that will introduce new tastes into your diet and help preserve America’s horticultural legacy. Seldom-grown root vegetables include skirret, scorzonera, salsify, and parsnip. Skirret (Sium ...

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What You Need To Know About Root Vegetables

What You Need To Know About Root Vegetables

“Root vegetable” is a loose term that describes crops with edible root systems. These include crops like potatoes, garlic, turnips, and carrots, as well as more uncommon foods like parsnips, celeriac, and daikon. Root vegetables are important crops in the ...

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Heirlooms: Root Vegetables

Heirlooms: Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are a diverse category of tasty plants. Many produce delicious, edible roots, but also greens that are nutritious and tasty. If your kids resist eating many of these, especially turnips, beets, and radishes, try growing heirloom varieties. They ...

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