Golden beets are SO popular because for many reasons. They are tender and delicious and they don't stain your cutting board! 'Touchstone Gold' is an excellent variety with lush, green tops that are delicious and nutritious. Beets are a cool season crop. Direct sow seeds in April, as soon as the ground can be work. Continue to sow seeds until July or August. The tops are delicious and can be harvested at 35 days. The roots are ready at 55 days. Be sure to thin your seedlings if you want nice sized seedlings. Try growing beets in Smart Pots, especially if you have rocky or heavy clay soil.