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planting potatoes

  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Our potatoes have started to come out but they seem to be too thin. They grow long and fast but soon are too long and thin that they cannot support themselves and die. I lost my first attempt and this is our second :(. The photo shows how tall some of them are and it shows quite a few which...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I know it's silly but I'm so excited to be started on the garden. I started my early greens and potatoes indoors and our last frost isn't until the end of March. I had to work around my kale bed because even through 2 weeks of over a foot of snow and a week of teens at night and low 30's day...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I got my taters all cut and ready to plant the other 2 days ago. Was giving them a chance to scab over. Well I was going to plant them today but we got a heavy down pour last night and now its to wet. How long can I wait before I plant these before they are no good?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    My kids and I got together and planted the first of the potatoes. The ground has not been worked in about 2 years, so it had to be broken up. Plus, the rain started coming down. So we only got one row planted. We tilled up a couple of rows about 60 feet long, spread some 10-20-10 fertilizer...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In some parts of the nation its almost time to plant your potatoes. Are you going to plant potatoes this year? If so, what kind are you going to plant? Have you already bought your seed potatoes? Is the ground ready? Do you have a spot picked out?? I will probably cut the eyes off my...
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