We had to pull some of our Red Potatoes early, the plant was dying and so we started the treasure hunt last night. Since we harvested them a bit early, there wasn’t that many and some were small – but still… how cool is it to grow your own. Right?
We have 3 more plants that are doing ok, so we are waiting on those. We have them laying out to bake a bit and “cure” or whatever. Then we are eating those lil dudes. Check the pictures below. Don’t be hatin’ on my socks and “dock shoes” either… I didn’t want dirt in my shoes!
At least Shala spared everyone the blinding light that is my bald head in the sun. She was so polite in saying…
“Hey… move your head the other way for a sec.”
She loves me enough to keep me from being a intraweb joke of the day. She should have told me about my socks though. 😉 Enjoy the taters!
I can’t believe you’ve got potatoes of any size already! They’re just going in the ground here in Nova Scotia. 🙂 Enjoy!
@Nancy Bond – I know… we have had ours in the ground since Dec. I believe. We are afraid our potatoes have contracted the curly leaf disease… we we are pulling them. Wonder if we could get curly arm disease from eating them?!?
As long as they’re not green, I eat them! And yours are a FAB colour! Even getting four from a bad plant is good enough!
Do you add manure and things to your soil, as your soil is quite dry and firm….just trying to learn how you guys do it. Cat x
@Cat – The color does look awesome eh? I bet we have 10 or so, not that big, two nice sized ones and then a bunch of small ones.
Actually when we planted the taters we didn’t add anything to the soil. We have now added some compost material and such since… but nothing when we first buried them. Good lucK!
Dude, docks-n-socks are every bit as bad as crocs-n-socks. Gardeners have serious footwear issues.
I think I’ll go see if our potatoes are ready. They’ve suffered one disaster after another and so I’d be surprised if we have any potatoes at all this year.
@deb – Thanks Deb, I am definitely a gardener then… because I have serious issues.
@mss @ Zantha Gardens – Thanks for stopping by! Let us know how yours turn out.