Growing Potatoes in a Trash Can

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View this video of a great gardening container for growing potatoes—and experience the fun of trash can gardening with Janice Stillman, Editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac.

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Have grown potatoes in large

By bernice2

Have grown potatoes in large plantar for couple years. Last year had 46 potatoes in one pot. Will try the trash can this year.

do you continually get

By staci

do you continually get potatoes or get them all at once? does same plant cont. to produce?

I live in Oklahoma and for

By Sharon Mcanespy

I live in Oklahoma and for the first time, my husband and I are going to try growing potatoes in a trashcan.I love this video and it sure looks easy.

Will the entire container be

By Mary Carter

Will the entire container be filled with potatoes, from top to bottom? I live in the Houston Texas area. Is the planting and harvest time the same?

Janice, Great Video on

By Diana Gricus

Janice, Great Video on growing potatoes in a Trash Can. How moist should the soil be or how often should they be watered? I live in Western North Carolina. Thank you.

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