Growing Potatoes for Fun and Flavor

Potatoes are pretty easy to grow and you don’t need a large garden plot to grow them. You may already be used to the idea of “container gardening.”

Growing tomatoes in a pot on your deck or enjoying small containers of herbs thriving on a windowsill are an experience many of us share.

If you can do that, you can also grow a crop of potatoes in a small space. Here are three fun ideas for growing potatoes that you and your family will enjoy:
Of course, if you have the space for a traditional garden, you can grow a large crop. Even with a large space you may be surprised to know the variety of ideas there are about how to grow potatoes.

A great “potato growing education” can be found in The Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know

Gurney's Seed and Nursery is our favorite place to get our seed potatoes and everything else we want for our vegetable and flower gardens.

Growing your own potatoes may seem like a lot of work for something that remains relatively cheap in the grocery store. While the fun of growing your own is part of the reason we do it, the flavor of new potatoes…boiled in their tender skins and flavored with a bit of butter and herbs…is worth it. You will rarely find delicate new potatoes in a store.

Read about me and why I created the Best Potato Recipes website.

“Pray for peace and grace and spiritual food, For wisdom and guidance, for all these are good, but don't forget the potatoes.” ~John Tyler Pettee, 'Prayer and Potatoes'


Our Best Potato Recipes website, and our other websites, are both our passion and our "work from home" business. We compared many site building programs and found what we needed with Site Build It

Check out our other websites:

Visit Minnesota

Romantic Getaway in Minnesota

Best Advice From Mom

Action Wheel Leadership Resources

For Your Kitchen:

Cookware Reviews

Electric Potato Peeler

Ways to Cook Potatoes

Best Potato Recipes Home Page

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