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Grow an endless supply of sweet potatoes at home from 1 store bought potato. Place 1 sweet potato in the center of a container and cover with soil. Once sprouts reach about 6-inches tall remove 6 of them from the original container and plant in a 20 gallon container with drainage holes. Water regularly and after about 4 months turn the container over and dump out the rooted soil to harvest the new sweet potatoes. A 20 container should produce about 3 to 4 gallons of sweet potatoes.

growing sweet potatoes - place 1 sweet potatoes in a bucket of moist soil. As slips (shouts) appear, pull out place them six at a time into 20 gallon buckets. Wait 4 months, dump bucket, get 3 to 4 gallons of organic homegrown sweet potatoes per bucket.

Growing potatoes in a laundry basket - seems like an interesting $1.00 experiment.

Growing potatoes in a laundry basket .sooooo much lazier than the way dad does it! finally--a use for broken laundry baskets and old sprouted potatoes!


Garden Self-Watering Cones

Use your recycled 2 -litre bottles with Aqua Cones to keep your plants and flowers watered. Aqua Cones work with any soil type because they were designed with punch out holes near the top.

How to Easily Propagate Basil from Cuttings

How to Propagate Basil from Cuttings

I love growing herbs! Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Voila, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.

Sweet potatoes are surprisingly easy to grow in different…

Grow Sweet Potatoes — Even in the North - Organic Gardening

Sweet potatoes are surprisingly easy to grow in different regions of North America and, if properly cured, they have quite a memorable flavor. Sweet potatoes are surprisingly easy to grow…

If you love to garden, you will definitely appreciate this post!  Follow the easy step-by-step guide below to make your own seedling trays! ...

Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper. This is so easy. A wide range of ages can do this gardening craft. These seed cups would make a great gift for gardening grandparents.

The Self-Reliance Garden

The Self-Reliance Garden -

The Self-Reliance Garden

How to build a potato tower. Note this: put a piece of PVC pipe with holes drilled in it down the middle of the tower, should make watering easier.

How to Build a Potato Tower

Back in early April, I built 5 potato towers. I used wire, dirt, straw and a few seed potatoes for each potato tower. Fast forward about 5 weeks, and as you can see it was finally time to add a second layer to the potato.