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Not all carrots will be happy in pots, so look for baby and small golf ball varieties.
Carrot seeds only need to be sown 6mm deep, so don’t be tempted to plant them too deeply otherwise they won’t be able to grow.
A fun thing to do with home grown carrots is to leave some of the green stems on the top of the carrot to use as ‘carrot handles’ – it gives you something to hold on to as you nibble them! The trick to ‘straight’ carrots is to keep the soil moist, but not wet, otherwise the carrots will rot.