How To Grow 100 lbs. Of Potatoes

The other day while browsing Reddit – I came across a rare home gardening related post in which the Seattle Times outlines how to grow 100 lbs. of potatoes.  Now I don’t know about you – but we have potatoes planted and WISH we would have seen this sooner.  With all our raised beds, this would have been a perfect thing to try. 

How To Grow 100 lbs. Of Potatoes At Home – The Seattle Times

When we first tried potatoes, we had heard of people stacking tires up (which is this same sort of concept, but this one is with wood), but this year we opted for wine barrels – but we really are kicking ourselves by not finding this sooner!

Are you growing potatoes this year?  If so, how are you growing potatoes?  This is already in our plans for next year.  We eat a lot of potatoes and so this will be important to us when next season rolls around.  Pretty cool! 

Here is a quick shot of our potatoes in a half barrel…

Growing Potatoes At Home

This picture was taken almost a month ago – so we will try and get another one today and update it’s progress.  Doubt there is 100 lbs in there! haha

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