Growing Potatoes: The Lazy Bed Method: cover potatoes with an inch or 2 of soil. As soon as they sprout, loosely add straw, hay or leaves to a depth of 12 to 18 inches. Pull hay back in the fall to find the potatoes.
Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon. It worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of it's protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets