I have never started my potatoes this early before, however I have a bag of potatoes that have sprouted so severely that I decided they are just asking to be planted. So, I’m planting them now…even though it’s only April. I’m also planting these potatoes in feed bags because that is the easiest way to […]
For many years, I avoided growing potatoes because I thought they needed a lot of space and they weren’t practical for backyard gardens. I was so wrong! Potatoes are not only a great addition to the backyard garden, but they are really easy to grow!
Prepare garden potatoes! If you’re growing potatoes in your garden you’re going to want to prepare garden potatoes for long term storage. You’ll need to know how to cure them properly and how to store them so you can eat your garden goodies for months after harvest. The first thing you need to know is […]
It was an easy project to build our potato towers and now that the potatoes are growing, it is time to hill them. Here is how we are hilling potatoes in towers.
My family loves potatoes, there’s no way around it. We often get potatoes from our local farmer, but they aren’t organic. I know, I know…they are usually on the dirty dozen list each year. But, it’s a cheaper way to fill my hungry teens. The biggest issue with growing our own has been space. Potatoes […]
Here is how to easily make your own potato towers. Growing potatoes in towers will save a lot of room in your garden, and they are easy to build and maintain.