Tag Archives: Potatoes

Triple Espresso Bags! And Bonus Potato Head Shots!

Sorry this has nothing to do with the comedy act Triple Espresso from the Twin Cities. No, I’m simply following-up on a post about acquiring some burlap bean bags to grow organic potatoes in next season. Earlier this month when … Continue reading

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Potato Fest Fizzled but 1/8th of Short Ton Reached!

It was just last week that I wondered if and when we’d reach 250 pounds. What put us over were digging up some of the red potatoes. Unfortunately, the anticipated “potato fest” turned out to be somewhat disappointing. The bag … Continue reading

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One Burlap Bag for Potatoes to Go!

A little while ago I posted about Citygirl, associated with the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), who was growing potatoes in coffee bean bags. We’re growing ours in ground this season, but are very interested in the burlap bags for next … Continue reading

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Potatoes: In-Ground or Espresso?

There are different ways to grow potatoes. Some people do the old-fashioned way of growing them in the ground. Others choose to grow them in bags or containers of various kinds. Typically, I read about plastic bags being used. Although … Continue reading

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Ellie’s Crop Report: May 12, 2011

Ellie saw Mutti and I planting the five Sunchoke/Jerusalem artichoke roots into a tote partially submerged in the ground. We did this to contain the invasive tubers. We also planted some seed potatoes. Garlic is still coming up nicely. The … Continue reading

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