Potato gardening can be a rewarding experience for almost anyone. Growing potatoes is not just for farmers or for people who live in places where they have acres of land.
Many of us are growing more of our own food for a variety of reasons. One primary goal for many of us is to feed our family with food that is grown free from pesticides or other contaminations.
Often there is a desire to save on our food budget as prices at the market continue to rise. Beyond that, growing potatoes, and gardening of any kind is so much fun and so very rewarding.
Despite the image you may have in mind, your potato crop does not need a huge field of land and large pieces of equipment to produce a crop. You can learn how to grow potatoes in pots on your patio, in small beds in almost any yard, in barrels and even in a stack of old tires! Here are some tips about all of these potato growing strategies...and several more.
If you want to explore a bit more information about growing potatoes, the best types of potatoes for you to plant, how to harvest and store your potato crop and even how to deal with potato bugs, here it is:
Share your potato growing expertise. In this economy many more people want to know how to grow potatoes. Add your potato garden stories to the collection!
Fun With Potatoes - Mr. Potato Head
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