A brief overview on identifying, preventing, and treating common carrot pests and diseases, from the carrot crop research and seed variety trialing team at Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Follow this set of guidelines for optimizing your harvest across the widest possible window in your region, including tips and recommendations for year-round production and harvesting, an explanation of the details of carrot season extension by variety selection, succession planting carrots, early carrots, main harvest carrots, storage carrots, and carrot types such as Nantes, Imperator, Parisian, and Kuroda, from the carrot breeding and trialing team at Johnny's Selected Seeds.
A visual comparison chart of Johnny's colored carrot varieties, carefully trialed and selected for superior flavor, color, smoothness, shape, and uniformity.
A visual comparison chart of Johnny's Early Carrot Varieties, including Mokum, Yaya, Adelaide, and Napoli. Please note that dimensions may vary significantly due to culture and environmental conditions.
Key Growing Information

Carrots | Key Growing Information

Essential information for growing carrots from seed in the home garden or for commercial production, from soil prep and sowing to weeding, watering, and harvesting.
A typology comparison chart for main crop and storage carrot varieties, showing relative shape and dimensions. Please note that dimensions of carrots can vary significantly as a function of culture and environmental conditions.
From Purple Haze to Nutri-Red, advice on the links between carrot flavor and color, the four features of carrot flavor, and how to grow a more flavorful, more colorful bunch of carrots, from Dr. John Navazio, carrot breeder, and Lauren Giroux, Director of Product Selection and Trialing.
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing carrots from pelleted seeds: from sowing, spacing, thinning, and weeding, to disease and pest control, harvesting, and storage. Read more for a successful harvest!
A slide deck recap of takeaways from our Flower Seed Starting Fundamentals webinar.
Guidelines, specifics, and variety recommendations on best storage practices — temperature, humidity, and optimal shelf life — for enjoyment of classic storage crops such as roots and tubers like rutabagas, beets, turnip, cabbage, winter squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and leeks, well into the winter months.
A crop-by-crop guide to the best types and varieties of vegetables for winter growing success, ranked by level of difficulty in winter production, from the research team at Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Year-round Nova Scotian gardener and author Niki Jabbour lends her expertise on how to grow and 'Bolero,' a carrot variety with delicious, super-crisp roots that grow to about 6-7" in length.