How and why chitting or sprouting seed potatoes is essential before you plant them (hint: you’ll get a faster harvest and bigger yields, which sound like pretty good reasons to me!) Spring is almost here! There’s only one more month to go until it’s meteorological spring, and for many gardeners it will be game on! […]
Potato prep is an important step before planting. Potatoes is one of my favorite veggies to grow in the garden. It is definitely one of the easiest vegetables for me to grow each and every year. And in different ways, too! Here’s how to potato prep before you plant your spuds into the ground as […]
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.