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Should I thin out my carrots?

Planted some carrots a few days ago. I put about 3 in each hole. I have lots of the carrots growing less than a cenimeter away from each other. Should I thin them out?
Connor Walls

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Yeah. I would thin them to 1 plant every 2 inches. I would maybe wait til they get their true leaves before thinning them out. I also cut the extras off at the soil level instead of pulling them out. This helps prevent disturbing the roots of the plant you would like to keep. So glad it's working out for you !!! :D :D
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