grow potatoes in recycled trash cans cut off the bottom, painted them with Krylon Fusion, and planted in soil at the bottom of the barrel. keep mulching with straw to cover the tubers.bet my hubby will love this better than the tires!
4 SIMPLE STEPS TO GROW 100 POUNDS OF POTATOES IN A BARREL. Container gardening isn't only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow; it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment.
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. I'm giving these a whirl in my garden this year.