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Hilling Potatoes

If you love potatoes like we do, you’ll want to grow a few plants.

At first they’ll be small.

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Once they start getting bigger you can hill up dirt around them.

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Make those hills big so your plants can grow lots of potatoes underneath. The hills allow the plants to send out more shoots that will become more potatoes. The more you hill, the more potatoes you’ll get.

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Then mulch around the plants.  Mulch will keep out the weeds and hold in the water. Mulching retains 10X the water.

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Voila! Now keep an eye out for those pesty Colorado potato beetles. Remove them and feed them to your chickens.

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In 10 weeks you’ll have new potatoes!

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One thought on “Hilling Potatoes

  1. Jean Pawlak on said:

    Counting the days…. 🙂

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