Posts Tagged ‘potato plant care’

Potatoes are a Cleaning Crop

Posted on: August 21st, 2011 by Annette Welsford No Comments

In some parts of the world, particularly Europe, potatoes are considered to be a cleaning crop. This is something to take into account, particularly when it comes to crop rotation, and in gardens where weeds are a problem. Of course whatever veggies you are planning to grow, it is vital to prepare the ground well ...

Protecting Your Potatoes From the Cold

Posted on: June 24th, 2011 by Annette Welsford 1 Comment

Potatoes are easy to grow but prefer cool weather, so it is important to plant them at the right time to take advantage of that.  The right time to plant depends on your climate. Since it takes potatoes two to three weeks to emerge from the ground, the earliest you should plant seed potatoes in ...