Category Archives: Growing sweet potatoes

Harvest Monday, August 21, 2017 – All Firsts

Had many first these past 2 weeks. The stars are Container Figs and Blackberries. The above is one day’s harvest from my one container plant. Figs are extra large this year. At the end of last year my kids helped … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 10, 2017 – Sweet Potato Experiment #2 + Seedlings Update + …..

My sweet potato containers (and other containers as well) are placed among my shrubs and perennials. Below is a Purple Sweet Potato, an early variety SP with very vigorous growing vine. Previous years I allow the vines to roam freely. … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, May 29, 2017 – Sweet Potato Experiment + Other Garden Activities

I have read about starting sweet potato slips in potting mix instead of in water (which I have always done) and decided to give this method a try this year. Will there be any differences in sprouting? To find out, … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 27, 2017 – Growing sweet Potatoes Slips + New Varieties + More Seed Starting

Last year at Locust Grove Heritable Vegetable Garden we planted six (6) varieties of sweet potatoes – Purple, Ginseng Red, Garrens Red & White, Ivis White Cream, Jersey Yellow and Georgia Jet. This past week I started all 6 varieties … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 31, 2016 + Peanuts Harvest & Boil at Locust Grove

We had snow, our first snow of the season! Although the ground was all white, that scene did not last long as the snow turned to freezing rain followed with just rain and that washed away all the ice and … Continue reading

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