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We are starting to get excited about our garden. Well, my husband was getting excited before Christmas even got here. Since I do the canning...the winter break is enjoyable for me. My question to you is this: Do any of you have trouble getting a good crop of potatoes? We have tried a couple of different methods of growing...but they just don't do very good. We have the normal garden that seems to take turns producing a bumber crop of various things from year to year. The potatoes just don't put on much of a show though. Any pointers?

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  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL

    There are some good tips in this article from Mother Earth news:
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Real-Food/2007-04-01/When-and-How-to-Plant-Potatoes.aspx

  • 360 Sod (Donna Dixson)

    Additional links that might be helpful
    http://extension.missouri.edu/hickory/county/MG/NL/NovDec11NL.pdf
    http://extension.missouri.edu/main/DisplayCategory.aspx?C=67

  • Kelli
    Kelli Springfield, MO

    Thank you so much. We will check that out!

  • Kelli
    Kelli Springfield, MO

    Thank you so much. My husband will put this info to good use.

  • Debby
    Debby Yakima, WA

    I have had great success with growing potatoes. I have been doing it the last several years. The important thing I learned was making mounds. And as the plant matures, you continue to add dirt to the mound. Remember that even though the plant has

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