Growing Radishes

I just planted mine, so this is interesting to me.

How to Provide

Radishes are under-utilized in our diet. Radishes are good source of vitamin C, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, iron, magnesium, copper and calcium.  They are also full of anti-oxidants, phytochemicals, electrolytes and dietary fiber.  Radishes can be grown year-round; just select the right variety for the season.  There are over 200 varieties of radish, so pick and choose to your heart’s content! Eat the root and the tops raw or cooked but avoid peeling the root; it is where the nutrients reside.  Their crisp, clean, peppery flavor lends itself well to a variety of preparations. Just recently I sauteed them in butter–You’ve got to try it!

Sauteed Radishes in Butter [image source: cook-nourishevolution-com] Sauteed Radishes in Butter [image source: cook-nourishevolution-com] Sow
At the end of January; directly sow seeds in succession (enough for one week’s harvest plus a little more as a contingency) and repeat weekly. Sow Radish seeds in soil that is between 45-90oF (according to…

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