Planting White Potatoes in a Tub or Bucket

Walter Reeves
by Walter Reeves

For a fun project, try growing Irish potatoes in a tub! It's time to buy the tubers and assemble the supplies now. By growing in perlite, the potatoes are harvested as clean as a whistle! See for details: http://www.walterreeves.com/uploads/pdf/potatoperlite.pdf

potatoes in a bucket
potatoes in a pot
potatoes in a tub
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  • Joy Hendricksen Joy Hendricksen on Feb 25, 2013
    Last year I tried planting potatoes twice in April, both froze. In May I again planted potatoes, organic purple potatoes, just the eyes. In early August I harvested my purple potatoes. :)

  • Darcy Darcy on Feb 25, 2013
    I want to try this......nothing like potato's right out of the ground...

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