This is how I'm growing my Carrots this year. Learned it by accident last year. The post has a great tutorial. Wish I had it before my trial and error method :O) I might actually be able to grow carrots without critters eating them first if I do this!
Garden raised bed plot A garden feet) can easily yield a wide variety of veggies. Bisecting it with two narrow paths forms four beds that are easy to reach into and tend. (One square = one square foot.
Plants have best friends just like people do: Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles. oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetl
Bell Pepper*they hate nitrogen/commercial fertilizer* Wait til plants flower before fertilizing. Then spray leaves w/ 1 tsp Epsom salt in 1 qt water (peppers need Magnesium to set fruit). Peppers also enjoy small amounts of potassium (wood ashes)