Parsnips (Pastinaca sativa) are super root crops with a full, complex taste and versatility in the kitchen. You aren’t alone if you’ve ever wondered how
Amazing Parsnip Growing Tips and Tricks
Parsnips are a root vegetable that is a member of the Apiaceae family and closely related to carrots and parsley. We refer to it as the forgotten veggie since we don't often see it as a part of a side dish or salad. However, like the carrot, there are many benefits to eating and growing parsnips in the garden. These complex and earthy vegetables are like potatoes, carrots, and turnips wrapped in one, and they are a nutritious addition to your diet, whether you enjoy them roasted, sauteed, or boiled. Discover how to grow your own at home from seeds and give them the care they need for a good crop.
While growing parsnips is just as easy as any other root veggies, we have some useful information, so you get the most out of your gardening experience. These plants are biennial grown as an annual, and they enjoy growing in rich soil. They have a slow start but a strong finish in the garden, and there is more than one cultivar. Learn the different types of parsnips and the conditions they require to germinate, how much water and sun they need to flourish, and problems to watch for as they grow.
How to Grow Parsnips
Parsnips are unassuming root vegetables that many forget about when preparing meals and growing veggies at home. However, this biennial veggie is closely related to
Parsnip vs Turnip
Have you ever wondered, “Are parsnips and turnips the same?” Although they’re both nutritious and delicious root veggies, that’s about where the similarities end. Don’t