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Harvest Monday, February 27, 2012 – An Update

On my Harvest Monday, February 13 posting, I posted about rooting sweet potato slips for Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden. All four (4) sweet potatoes rooted. I potted them and will be taking them to Locust Grove’s greenhouse where I know … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 13, 2012 – Two (2) Must Have Seed Starting Tools

What did you think when you read the title????? Did those 2 items in the photo below enter your mind????? Yes, they are 2 indispensible seed starting tools every gardener should and must have. You probably already have those 2 items lying around … Continue reading

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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 … 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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