Preserve carrots from your garden harvest and you’ll enjoy them for months past their season. There are several ways you can store and preserve carrots and I have a few to share with you today.
There is nothing like a home grown carrot! They have a flavor that in incomparable to their store bought counterparts. Sweet, fresh and fairly easy to grow – I seem to grow more carrots every year! My first thought is always to eat fresh carrots before preserving them for something more long term. They are one of my favorite snacks, right out of the fridge. But sometimes the harvest is bigger and the fridge space gets limited…so we preserve carrots to keep them around for future enjoyment.
First off we should talk about how to keep your fresh carrots, well fresh.
In The Ground – Firstly, you can keep them in the ground, just make sure the carrot portion is covered and only the greens are above ground. I don’t do this because space is limited in my backyard garden and I am always looking to plant something somewhere….