A carrot is the root portion of the carrot plant, also known as a taproot. A taproot is the largest, most dominant root of the plant's system. Carrots are typically orange in color, although some varieties are purple, re... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

Plant carrot seeds in the ground about three to five weeks before the last spring frost date. Plant carrots into fine sandy soil that doesn't have rocks in it. Don't apply fresh or rotted manure to the soil before planti... More »

Carrots are considered a healthy treat for dogs, according to K-9 Kraving. They contain beta carotene and vitamins that a dog needs for a healthy coat and circulatory system. Wild carrot roots are safe for dogs, but only... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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A carrot is a taproot. Unlike more fibrous roots, which develop later in the plant's life cycle, the taproot is the first root to emerge from the germinating seed, called the radicle. For most plants, the radicle dies an... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

To make a natural root killer, mix some vinegar and water together and inject it into the plant's main stalk or taproot. Gardeners can also spray weed foliage with the vinegar mixture or pour it into the soil. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

The part of the cauliflower that is eaten is the immature flower head of the plant. Cauliflower is harvested by cutting 1-2 inches of the stem below the base when the head reaches six or more inches in diameter. The stal... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

Scientifically, vegetables are any part of a plant that does not contain seeds or develop from flowers. This includes the roots, stems, leaves and tubers. On the dinner table, however, vegetables are produce that tastes ... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies