Can potatoes be grown in a container
Potatoes do well in containers, so long as the soil medium is light, there is sufficient room, and they are kept watered. Grow-Box gardening produces wonderful potatoes. Grow-Boxes are containers that are usually open at the bottom, but not necessarily, if they are on a patio, roof, or driveway....
Feeding Potatoes and Other Single-Crop Flowering Varieties
Q. I was going through the FAQs at foodforeveryone.org, when I came across a point of feeding the potatoes five times. I believe that Mittleider's books state four times, but the one time difference is not the point of this question.I was forcefully instructed by my neighbor who fancies himself a...
GRowing Potatoes - in Containers or In The Soil
Q. Ok I've searched and this seems to be the upshot on taters w/ MM.Plant in rows, 4 - 6 inches deep, feed weekly till flowering (startsor is done?), and don't "hill" but mulsh or cover lightlyw/ soil toprevent greening. My question now seems to be if it would be better toplant them in my 12" grow...
Growing potatoes in the field seems to be different than in the garden! You say to apply 240# per acre of Weekly Feed 3 times to field crops, yet you say to use 1# per 30' bed applied 5 times in crops grown in the garden. Isn't that quite different? Which is right and best for me to follow.
The thing we need to remember when comparing feeding a Grow-Bed or Soil-Bed (these terms are used interchangeably) with feeding field crops is that in the garden you are actually feeding 2 rows of plants at a time in a single 18" bed. So 1 pound of Weekly Feed applied to 30 feet of row is actually...
- Potatoes in Grow-Boxes or Containers