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How to Plant and Grow Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes come in two forms: vining and bush varieties. Both types thrive in the hot summer sun and are relatively easy to grow, say the experts at DIY Network.

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How to Plant and Grow Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes come in two forms: vining and bush varieties. Both types thrive in the hot summer sun and are relatively easy to grow.

Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes...one of the best instructionals I have seen! Pin now read later

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Start your own Sweet Potato Slips. All these sprouts grew within three weeks and will become individual slips.

how to make sweet potato slips, you use them to plant sweet potato plants. gardening-fun

How do you grow potatoes? Here's a "potato tower" you can built out of a little bit of wire fencing, some hay, and compost. www.growinglotsur... around bottom 2 feet of tomato plants also, heard it works well.,.,.

Grow your own Sweet Potatoes! -- (Also known as yams). Prepare your own slips or buy them from a seed company. Have fun!

  • Carrie Wallace

    ooh, i'd love to grow sweet potatoes. I've had bad luck with potatoes in my clay soil tho.

  • Marian Lewin Weissman

    Have tried several times to grow sweet potatoes and failed each time. Do you have any recommendations? Thanks

growing potatoes... I am never successful with potatoes, except when I chuck them in a hole and forget about them!

  • Mark Schuetze

    I used to help my grandmother plant potatoes and just a note...you can cut each of your "seed" potatoes and each section will become a plant :) just a way to get more for your time :)

Growing Lots Urban Farm: Potato Towers & Living Fence Posts!

How to grow and harvest sweet potatoes--good information about starting your own slips to exactly how to harvest.

Why am I telling you all this? To let you know, any idiot can grow garlic. Seriously. When’s the last time you watched a television special on the “Remarkable Garlic Growing Person”? Never. Because you do not have to be remarkable in any way, shape or form to grow garlic.

Grow Garlic From the Grocery Store.Pick out the biggest cloves for planting. The end with the flat part is the root of the garlic. Plant the cloves so they’re around 4 inches apart and their tips are covered by an inch or two of dirt.Cover them up and wait. Through the fall the clove will start to develop roots and maybe even a shoot depending on how warm your weather is.