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.

For more potato planting and growing advice, see our free Potato Guide.


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I live in Oklahoma and for

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

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

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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