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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby LANDM » Apr 27th, 2017, 6:48 am

Bman wrote:Next time u pop by, make a point to peek at my spud patch.
You can stick your arm in up to your shoulder. Nice and rich and totally unrestricted .


If that isn't the Euphemism-of-the-Year, I don't know what is! :200:

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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby Queen K » Apr 27th, 2017, 6:59 pm

Now now!

Tomorrow I'm planting some German variety, they're all ready now.
Please edit "Horgan" to "Premier Horgan" to show solidarity towards a successful tenure. Remember: The NDP Government: 2017 thread is not in the Bickering Room.

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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby coffeeFreak » Apr 27th, 2017, 7:48 pm

I have a friend who grew a LOT of potatoes in tires. Here's a link to an article (and an excerpt) that tells you all about it.

Crazy to think that four tires high can can yield so much:

Stacking Tires
As the potato plants grow, more tires and soil are added to the stack. The stacking begins when plants reach about 2 to 3 inches high. The plants are not completely covered, as a small portion of the plants should be visible. The stacking continues to three or four tires high, and the tubers continue to grow in the depth of the stack. A four-tire stack can yield up to 25 pounds of potatoes.

http://homeguides.sfgate.com/many-potato-plants-can-planted-per-tire-43326.html
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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby Bman » May 18th, 2017, 12:05 am

ok-kel wrote:Hi.
I need opinions.
I have this metal frame bin that i wanted to grow potatoes in.
It is basically one of those that you would see at Walmart that would hold beach balls.
I love the idea that i could stick my hand through one of the many open squares to reach the potatoes.
I also have 2 bales of straw and great dirt.
If i frames the inside of it with thin cardboard and filled the lower area about 3 ft tall with thick straw and then put in a ft of soil with the seed potatoes in the soil layer, would that work?
Any other ideas?


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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby Fancy » May 18th, 2017, 5:36 am


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Re: Potatoes and Potatoes only.

Postby Jflem1983 » May 22nd, 2017, 9:41 am

3 types of taters this year red Pontiac another red one I forget and Yukon gold . Hoping for 100 lbs
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