Plant of the Month – Aug – Carrot

For the month of August we decided to make the Carrot as our favorite plant of the month. Why do you say the Carrot? Well the carrot is a root vegetable that is full of flavor and texture; can be grown in any climate; and are easy to grow.

Check out the below recipes to see the amazing Carrot recipes we have gathered, from Breakfast to Dessert to even a Cocktail!!

  • Growing: April – October; or Spring/Fall depending on harvest location
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Where: Full Sun
  • Planting: Plant directly into the ground as they do not like to be transplanted
  • Fun Facts:
    • Are not just orange! They come in many varieties that vary in color from purple to white.
    • Can be grown with other plants like radishes!
    • Carrots are biennial. If you fail to harvest and leave the carrots in the ground, the tops will flower and produce seeds in the next year







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