Root crops and bulb crops are favorites in the garden because they provide a supply of fresh vegetables for months. Many can be harvested over an extended period of time and also store well. Root crops also don't take up lots of space in the garden. Some of the most popular root crops are carrots, potatoes, radishes, beets and onions (a bulb crop). Root crops like carrots, radishes and beets, are well suited for growing in raised garden beds. Gurney's grows several root crops in its trials gardens and offers the best in terms of garden performance, yields and flavor.