Growing and Harvesting Radishes

Sowing to harvest time: summer varieties, 4 to 6 weeks; winter varieties, 10 to 12 weeks. Yield: summer varieties, 2 kg (4.5 lb) to a 3m (10 ft) row; winter varieties, 44 kg (101b) to a 3m (10ft) row.   Climate preferred: Cool temperate. Aspect: Open, but will tolerate some shade. Soil: Ordinary, provided it … Read more

Growing Turnips

Dung or compost must not be used with turnips, but it is an advantage if a plot can be chosen that has been manured for a previous crop. Then it will be sufficient to dig thoroughly in autumn or winter and dust the surface with superphosphate (3 oz. per square yard) and sulphate of potash … Read more