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Potatoes can be planted asPotatoes can be planted as soon as the ground is workable but not too wet. This is often 2 to 3 weeks before your average last frost date.  The soil temperature should reach 45 degrees. If you're not sure of your frost dates, see our Frost Charts: http://www.almanac.com/frostdates

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