Tradition holds that potatoes should be planted near St. Patrick’s Day for a successful harvest. Experience the fun of trash can gardening with Janice Stillman, Editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
There’s some truth to the old wives’ tale about planting potatoes on St. Patrick’s. It’s not necessarily about the exact date of March 17, but in the fact that planting in March will result in higher yields!
To learn how to plant and grow potatoes, see our free Potato Guide.