Daily Archives: January 23, 2012

Growing Sweet Potato Slips – Update

In my earlier post http://gardentowok.com/harvest-monday-january-23-2012-growing-sweet-potatoes/ I forgot to mention which end of the sweet potato should be immersed in water. It is the root end. How to tell? There are 2 ways: 1. Observe the sweet potato, if there are hairlike roots, … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, January 23, 2012 – Growing Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato, Ipomo batatas, a member of the morning glory family, is easy to grow but requires a long frost free growing period and room for the vines to spread. If you have limited space consider the “bush” varieties, these have … Continue reading

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