Category Archives: Growing sweet potatoes

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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Harvest Monday, August 1, 2016 – Garlic, Potatoes & Onions + Chinese Long Beans

Finally got rain (really rained not just a sprinkle) this past weekend and more rain today in the forecast. Grounds getting a good soaking. Plants are happy and the brown patches on my lawn should, hopefully, disappear this week. Dug … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, November 16, 2015 – Growing Sweet Potatoes In Container Update

Throughout the year I had made quite a few promises to post updates about my many garden ventures/experiments. Today’s post isĀ  keeping one of the promises. Some of you may remember the photo below (the purple sweet potato slip I … Continue reading

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