Beets

  • To sow indoors: 5 weeks before last frost
  • To sow outside: 3-4 weeks before last frost
  • Seed depth: 1/2 inch (13mm)
  • Rotation Considerations: avoid after spinach or Swiss chard
  • Needs: deeply dug, wide raised beds, even moisture watering, fertilize every 3-4 weeks with low nitrogen, organic fertilizer that is high in phosphorus and potassium

* Tastes best when harvested at about 1.5-2.5 inches