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Old World BEETs Seeds *Big Large Heads - Great bushy tops - great for adding the tops for salads or big beats bottoms for healthy living.

Hand Packaged with Care by our Participants Program - Students 18-21 on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The program prepares students for post-secondary opportunities, such as living independently, obtaining a job, navigating the community, and accessing local resources. 100% of the sales support this program.

Beets are rich in folate (vitamin B9), which helps cells grow and function. They’re low in calories yet high in valuable vitamins and minerals. In fact, they contain a bit of almost all of the vitamins and minerals your body needs (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FoodData Central ).

I do not use chemicals on my plants, only clean water, organic food, and air. So they are 100% natural. All seeds are heirlooms and have no GMO.

I'm donating the sale to the non-profit group The Gifted Learning Project. Let me know if you have any questions. Each year I pick the seeds from the best and save them for next year. Extra seeds I donate to help the non-profit group The Gifted Learning Project, which helps people overcome their disabilities with their gifts. Each year I have extra, I only need a hand full, so I donate them to the non-profit for this sale.

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Here are the steps for planting beet seeds:

  1. Choose a location with well-drained soil that gets full sun or partial shade. Beet seeds can be planted in the spring or fall, but the soil should be at least 40-50°F (4-10°C) at planting time.

  2. Use a hoe or trowel to prepare the soil by removing any rocks, debris, and weeds. Beets prefer loose and rich soil, so you may need to amend the soil with compost or other organic matter.

  3. Make shallow furrows (0.5-1 inch deep) in the soil, about 2 inches apart.

  4. Sow the beet seeds in the furrows, spacing them about 2-3 inches apart. If you are planting multiple rows, space them about 12-18 inches apart.

  5. Gently cover the seeds with soil and press them down lightly. Water the soil well immediately after planting, but be careful not to wash the seeds away.

  6. Keep the soil consistently moist during germination. Beet seeds will germinate in 5-10 days.

  7. Once the seedlings have emerged and are about 2 inches tall, thin them out so that they are about 3-4 inches apart, beetroots need room to grow, so be sure to leave enough space between the seedlings.

  8. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged to keep the seedlings from drying out. Watering in the morning is the best time, so the leaves can dry off before evening.

  9. Beets can tolerate some frost, but they should be harvested before the first hard freeze in the fall.

Note: Beet greens are also edible and nutritious, so you can also choose to use the thinnings in your salads or cook them.

Also, keep in mind that beets are related to swiss chard, spinach, and other leafy greens, so some pests or diseases that affect these plants may also affect beets. Keep an eye out for common problems and take appropriate measures to prevent them from taking hold.

Eating beets is a great way to get in some important vitamins and minerals. Beets are rich in potassium, magnesium, iron, and vitamin C, all of which are important for overall health. Beets are also a good source of dietary fiber, which can help keep you regular and improve digestive health. Eating beets can also help support heart health,

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