Parsnips germinate slowly, and can take up to a year to mature. Plant parsnip in the spring and keep the soil moist. Parsnips can withstand light frosts.
How to Store Parsnips:
Place parsnips in a plastic bag. Do not seal the bag. Store in the refrigerator for about three weeks.
Parsnips are fat free, cholesterol free, very low in sodium, a good source of vitamin C, folate, and fiber.
A serving size of parsnips is ½ one 9” parsnip (80 grams). One serving of parsnips contains 60 calories.
In the following blog, you won't read a lot about growing parsnips, but this blog has some helpful hints about harvesting and storing parsnips, so I thought it would be good to include it here.
Why spend money on fresh veggies when you can get them from your own garden? Here's a step-by-step guide to growing parsnips in your yard.
The following video is a little lengthy, but it is the only video I could find that actually shows how to plant parsnip.
Parsnips are best roasted with a drizzle of honey with your own homegrown ones. In this video, the first of the vegetable Gardening series I will show you how you can grow your own parsnips for little money! www.facebook.com