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Turnips
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Bob    Posted 11-20-2002 at 17:28:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
I cleaned and waxed some turnips for winter storage. this is my first time doing this, anyone have any info on how or where to store them and how long will they keep. thanks


Salmoneye    Posted 11-21-2002 at 04:52:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
My Gram always washed off the dirt and then dipped em in a weak Clorox and Water solution, let em dry and then put them in the sandpile in the corner of the root-cellar...


DeadCarp    Posted 11-20-2002 at 21:04:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Root cellar, basement, anywhere they won't freeze i reckon. Those big potato barns around Mn aren't heated at all - they generate enough heat of their own to not freeze. (Well, really that's oxidation doing that)

Never tried waxing them but we just pulled cabbages & stuff whole and hung it from the basement joists by its roots. Whatever didn't fit the kraut crock, that is :)


Burrhead    Posted 11-20-2002 at 17:55:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
we always just get the dirt off of them and sprinkle a little lime over them as I bury them in sawdust in the crib.


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