How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes In Under 5 Square Feet

Want To Grow Potatoes But Don’t Have A Lot Of Space?

Many people think you need a lot of space to grow their own food. This article, and the accompanying video will show you how to grow your own potatoes even if you only have a few square feet to work with.

No excuses left, start growing those taters! Here you will learn 2 different methods for growing potatoes in small spaces.

Presented below are the 2 methods for growing potatoes in small spaces. Pick the method you like best and start growing.

Method #1

The trick is to build four foot square box out of 2″x6″ boards. Fill the box with nutrient rich soil and seed potatoes. When the plants grow to about 12 inches above the soil, add more soil and another level of boards.

Continue doing this until you have six boards. By the end of the season your plants will have many potatoes for harvesting. The beauty of this method is that you don’t have to wait until the end of the season to have potatoes.

To harvest some potatoes throughout the season, just start from the bottom level and unscrew a board and take the potatoes from the bottom-most level.

When you have the potatoes you want, replace the soil and reattach the board. You can continue to do this whenever you need, just go to the next level. Pretty cool, huh? To read more go to Directive21.com

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 Method #2

How to make a Potato Barrel for growing 40+ lbs of potatoes in a small space

James and Rishi from TheGrowingHome.net prepare a potato barrel for maximizing potato yield in a small space. They use an advanced soil preparation which includes organic compost, horse bedding, vermicompost, leaf mold, gypsum rock dust, and peat moss.

 

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Originally posted 2014-02-12 20:19:10.

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