How to prevent deformed carrots

Are your homegrown carrots forked, branching, twisted, or knobby? While they may make for amusing photos, these deformed vegetables can make food preparation a challenge – try turning a twisted carrot into carrot sticks!These odd-shaped vegetables can also be a sign of serious garden problems. But what causes these deformed veggies?There are many different factors that can cause twisted, forked, and asymmetrical roots – ranging from how you prepare your soil to nasty garden pests, and including several other unfavorable conditions.While you can’t straighten a carrot out once it gets wonky, you can learn how to prevent deformities and produce…

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