Grow an endless supply of sweet potatoes at home from 1 store bought potato. Place 1 sweet potato in the center of a container and cover with soil. Once sprouts reach about 6-inches tall remove 6 of them from the original container and plant in a 20 gallon container with drainage holes. Water regularly and after about 4 months turn the container over and dump out the rooted soil to harvest the new sweet potatoes. A 20 container should produce about 3 to 4 gallons of sweet potatoes.
All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic.
5 Step Guide to Growing Gorgeous Garlic. Do you know where your garlic comes from? One of the most important reasons to grow your own is to avoid toxic chemicals and irradiation (that inhibit sprouting and extend shelf life).