Parsnips are a great crop for the veg garden. Easy to grow, with a gorgeous sweet taste when cooked properly. They are also one of the few crops that can stay in the soil over winter.
Long-rooted parsnips need good, deeply cultivated, stone-free soils. There are also short varieties that will grow in any reasonable soil.
Did You Know?
Parsnip plants don’t need much nitrogen so you can grow them where a nitrogen-hungry crop like cabbage was grown the previous year