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planting turnips?

Old 11-10-2009, 05:11 PM
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I also have the purple tops and planted them this year, they are baseball size now and looking tasty if we get some snow! Broadcasting will work fine before a rain with some initial weed control and some tillage. (for me it did at least) We get a lot of snow during deer season so it works good for the last few weeks.
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Old 02-02-2010, 05:51 PM
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purple top turnips worked great for me this year. Deer didn't really mind them until Mid January but then they were gone down to the roooot.
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Old 02-02-2010, 06:41 PM
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I just use the variety at our local co-op. Deer usually eat them until it comes a freeze, because the sugar content increase then.
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:58 PM
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I plant the evolved harvest rape/brassica blend and as soon as it cools off the deer love em, to my understanding all brassicas produce more sugar during cold spells.
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