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Re: If You Planted a Garden What Did You Plant?

Originally Posted by Roagiesgal View Post
This is what I have learned, pick your seed potatoes with good eyes, then cut them in half, third or quarter depending on how big they are(its good to have two or three eyes per piece)...dip the cut edge of the potato in ashes from your fireplace and plant them about a foot apart. They like soft soil sandy soil, with good drainage...
Thanks for the info! My husband and I just watched some videos online about these potato barrels. I had not heard about dipping them in ashes before. That sounds interesting. We don't have sandy soil here, so I guess I would need to be really careful about the compost I add to it.
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