Then plant carrots, onions, garlic, beets and cucumbers

 then plant carrots

Carrots are a popular and very useful vegetable crop among Russian gardeners. To get a good harvest, it is worth considering which predecessor plants grew in the garden in the previous season. Further in the article we will consider, after which plant this crop in the open field and at what distance.

Turnover crops in the garden: what can be planted in the garden

It is important to properly plan your landing. This takes into account which culture grew on the ground last year. After some plants, other vegetables grow poorly, get sick and give a small crop. Besides, many plants require the use of special fertilizers. Carrots also can not be planted after some of them. Competent gardeners should closely monitor the crop rotation on their site and know in which order it is best to plant vegetables.

When carrots give a good harvest next year

When growing various vegetables in your own area, you should remember a simple and universal crop rotation rule:

The crops that are grown for root crops are planted the next year after plants that have fruits.

Of course, this rule has minor exceptions. For example, carrots grow very well after potatoes, onions and garlic. It is also planted after tomatoes, green salads, cucumbers, cabbage and some legumes. After harvesting these crops, the bed should be completely freed. The soil is deeply dug up and enriched with mineral fertilizer.

 good carrot harvest
It is necessary to know the crop rotation, after which crops carrots grow especially well

After which crops to plant the vegetable is undesirable

Place carrots need to change every season. It is possible to sow this culture again to its former place not earlier than in 4 years. Planted orange root is not recommended after the beans.

After what fertilizers do not sow an orange root crop

Experienced gardeners know that carrots do not like making manure. Therefore, if it is already introduced into the soil, the garden should be occupied with other vegetables (cucumbers, onions, cabbage or potatoes). Orange root vegetable can be planted on this place only next year. Manure makes the fruit ugly as well as unsuitable for storage.

 Carrots do not like dung beds
Carrots do not like dung beds

What plants are planted after carrots

Peas, onions, tomatoes are the best friends of the orange beauty. It is their best to plant on the garden next season. Greens, potatoes, peppers, radishes, turnips, radishes, celery, beets and beans will also grow.

 Carrots grow well after pea beds
Carrots grow well after pea beds


The organization of the alternation of planting is important for all crops in the garden.Cabbage grows after cucumbers, zucchini, pumpkins and squash. In addition, late varieties grow well after potatoes. And early - after onion and garlic plantings.

The next year, after cabbage, they plant beans, carrots, and turnips. You can also plant pepper and eggplant.

 Cabbage is a great precursor for carrots
Cabbage is a great precursor for carrots


Beetroot is the most useful root crop. It grows well after:

  • Potatoes;
  • Cucumbers;
  • Pumpkins;
  • Greens;
  • Spicy herbs.

Beet followers can be tomato, onion, garlic and some other crops. However, there are no such plants that grow very well after beet plantations, there are only acceptable ones.

 It is not advisable to plant carrots after beets
It is not advisable to plant carrots after beets


Early varieties of cabbage, cucumber, zucchini, pumpkin, potatoes, greens, legumes, peppers, eggplant and spicy herbs can be predecessors of onion plantations. The choice of plants is quite wide.

And after the onion beds you can sow cucumbers, zucchini, cabbage, potatoes and legumes.

 after the onion beds it is good to sow cucumbers, zucchini, cabbage
After an onion of a bed it is good to sow cucumbers, a vegetable marrow, cabbage


Garlic in its properties is very similar to onions. For a good harvest, it is also planted after cabbage, cucumbers, zucchini, pumpkins, greens, eggplants, peppers, legumes and greens.

After garlic, cucumbers, zucchini, cabbage or legumes are planted next year.

 After garlic, cucumbers are planted next year
After garlic, cucumbers are planted next year


All sorts of cabbage, beets, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes and all other crops provide a wonderful existence for cucumbers.

Cabbage, onions, legumes, corn grow well after cucumbers.

 Cabbage, onions, legumes, corn grow well after cucumbers.
Cabbage, onions, legumes, corn grow well after cucumbers.

Crop rotation table

Culture name Best predecessor Worst predecessor
Potatoes Legumes, root vegetables, pumpkin Sunflower, Solanaceae, Sorghum
Cabbage Legumes, onions, carrots, potatoes Cruciferous
Carrot Tomato, zucchini, potatoes Beans, parsley
Beet Cucumber, onion, tomato Carrots, chard, cabbage
Cucumber Onions, celery, potatoes Pumpkin
Tomato Cabbage, cucumber, legumes Solanaceae
Pepper Onions, cucumber, cabbage Solanaceae
Eggplant Onions, beans, pumpkin Solanaceae, Physalis
Greenery Pumpkin, potatoes, legumes Carrots, beets

Carrot planting scheme

This orange most useful root crop demands special attention to itself. The plant prefers a fertile soil, loose and permeable, with a high content of humus.A sufficient amount of sunlight should be placed on the bed (in the shade the vegetable grows slowly and sluggishly). In order to get a good harvest every year, it should be planted according to a certain pattern.

Carrots are not grown in one place. Return to the old bed can only be in 4 years!

Crop rotation carrots means changing the place of cultivation each year. That is, the gardener should have 4 available places for planting this red root. Before planting carrots in the soil could grow:

  • cabbage;
  • tomatoes;
  • pepper;
  • eggplant.

If on the bed grew cumin, dill, parsley or anise to plant a red root can not be! These herbs leave behind themselves dangerous pests that are able to survive the winter even in cold weather.

It is best to plant carrots after potatoes, because when it is dug up, the soil remains loose.

In order to ensure a good harvest of carrots, it is necessary not only to take into account predecessors, but also to properly prepare the soil. To increase the looseness and lightness of the land, experienced gardeners add some sand or ground egg shells. To grow sweet and tasty root vegetables, you must make mineral fertilizer, following the instructions.

 Carrot planting scheme
Carrot planting scheme

Carrot beds can be organized in different ways. Some plant a vegetable in rows, others in bulk, and still others in grooves. Regardless of the chosen planting scheme, this culture should be thinned in time. At the same time, weak individuals are removed, making room for strong and strong ones.

Thus, the change of beds and the place of growth is a very important moment in the cultivation of vegetable crops. Gardeners who want to get a stable and good harvest from their summer cottage must take into account all the nuances of sowing in the spring. Each plant can have its followers and predecessors. This simple knowledge will help to plant and grow vegetables with pleasure!