Potatoes

sandyullom

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I've never grown potatoes before, but am going to give it a try this year. I'm looking for one that keeps we don't eat a ton of them. Any suggestions?
 

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I recommend going to the the "Maine Potato Ladies" website. Even if you don't order from her, she has lots of good info on there... I ordered a couple different kinds this year. Haven't seriously planted before, so looking forward to spring. Good luck!
 

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You can check your county extension agency to see if they have specific recommendations for Indiana. They should be in the phone book under county government.
 

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This is my third planting of potatoes (I put them in buckets) I just plant what I buy from the grocery store. I made my own seeds this time around for white potatoes. I use those for potato salads, so they won't last long... but I don't grow a lot either.

Late summer I plant russets because I use those to store in the fall.

Take Lesa's suggestion... its best to find out as much information as you can now when making a decision. I would try to find something that is common for your zone and area.
 

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I would love to hear more about growing potatoes in buckets or trash cans. I really want to have some potatoes this year but I don't really have a lot of room for them so if there is an alternate way, I'm all ears! Pictures would be great if you have them!
 

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Growing potatoes in buckets? Interesting...you just fill buckets with soil and plant in that like a flower pot? Or am I imagining it wrong? How big a bucket?
 

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Thanks for the link curly_kate. Alot of helpful information there.
 

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