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The Potato Garden Catalog Review

The Potato Garden Catalog Review

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The Potato Garden catalog is more than a no-frills listing of the dozens of potatoes gardeners can add to their spring gardens. The catalog gives simple, step-by-step instructions that make it easy for beginners to get started.

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How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Bag

How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Bag

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Potatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Even if you don’t have a large garden, you can grow potatoes in a 30-gallon trash bag.

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Winter Wait

Winter Wait

For we northern gardeners, there is a waiting process this time every year. Here are a few things to do while we await the spring… and for you southerners… here’s just a dusting of winter white.

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Grow Some Spuds in Your Duds

Grow Some Spuds in Your Duds

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One California mom has found a unique way to get her kids to eat their vegetables.

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QUESTION: Excessive potato green

QUESTION: Excessive potato green

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I have good results with potato. I plant early, use specialized potato fertilizer and hill at least once. I get a good harvest but the plants have excessively tall plants. Last year the plants were...

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QUESTION: Spinach & Irish Potatoes!

I live in Northern Virginia and wanted to know if I can plant spinach and Irish Potatoes now? Will i still get a good harvest? The first frost is usually around October 20th. 

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Containing Potatoes

Containing Potatoes

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I fantasized about placing it strategically on my front lawn. My crops would never be prouder and the neighbors would drool with envy. One look at the price tag and I was over it.

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Homegrown / Homemade: Potatoes

Homegrown / Homemade: Potatoes

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Choose the potato varieties you like to cook with, and get 'em in the ground. A gardener and a cook show you how in Episode 1 of this Homegrown/Homemade video series. Now playing: How to Hill Potatoes (Episode 2).

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Video: How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Video: How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

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What's not to love about potatoes? They're tasty, require little maintenance to grow, and even produce pretty flowers. If you have the right container, you don't even need to plant them in the ground. Check out this video on growing potatoes in the most unlikely of places: a kitchen garbage can.

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Home-Grown Potatoes!

Home-Grown Potatoes!

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My fellow gardeners we are looking March square in the eye and I, for one, am getting itchy.

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Growing Potatoes

Growing Potatoes

Potatoes in containers, potatoes in the ground, potatoes in the kitchen. Plant some this spring, for a bountiful harvest that will keep for months.

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This Spuds for You

This Spud's for You

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Potatoes are one of the easiest root crops for home gardeners to grow. Order your specialty seed potatoes now for delivery next spring.

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Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

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If you grow winter squash, pumpkins, potatoes, garlic, and hot peppers, you effectively extend your gardening season well into the fall and winter.

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Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to a number of commercial pesticides. Fortunately, there are physical, horticultural, and biological controls to choose from. Most likely, a mix of strategies will be most effective.

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Video: How to Plant Potatoes in a Raised Bed

Video: How to Plant Potatoes in a Raised Bed

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Potato is a great, fast-growing plant that is perfect for the beginner or old pro!

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The Benefits of Growing Potatoes in Containers

The Benefits of Growing Potatoes in Containers

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There's any number of reasons that we gardeners might prefer to grow things up as opposed to out.

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