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Potatoes are a Cleaning Crop

by Annette Welsford No Comments
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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

by Annette Welsford 1 Comment
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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 ...