Posts from the ‘Potatoes’ Category

  • Blackberry harvest and garden pics!

    June 20th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, My Garden, My Harvests, Okra, Oranges, Potatoes | Melanie | 5 Comments

    I have been super busy enjoying my summer! This little break from teaching school has been wonderful. I picked blackberries last week with my grandson and he loved eating them. My potatoes are growing weird – tall and falling over? Not sure about them… Okra is coming up and my tomatoes and peppers are yummy. […]

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  • Summer garden pictures

    May 12th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, Cucumber, My Garden, Oranges, Peppers, Potatoes, Tomatoes | Melanie | 9 Comments

    It has been forever since I took pictures and posted them of my garden. I am growing potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, oranges on my orange trees, blackberries, parsley, cilantro, and basil. Of course I still have my onion patch too! I recently added black-eyed peas but dont have the pictures of them yet. I can’t […]

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  • Potato harvest!

    May 8th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes | Melanie | 46 Comments

    I just returned from a week-long trip to Utah and I had a blast with friends and family. It’s nice to be home with my family and be in my garden again. I was so anxious to get home and harvest my potatoes because my husband said they were ready. We dug them up yesterday […]

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  • Potato update, my first tomato and pictures from my garden

    April 9th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes, Tomatoes | Melanie | 3 Comments

    I am so impatient and want to dig up my potatoes and see how many are underground. I will wait, but I sure wonder and hope they are growing some potatoes. I planted three yukon gold potatoes and Kent noticed a few weeks ago that each potato produced three sprouts. He said these would each […]

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  • Beautiful potato leaves

    March 29th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes | Melanie | 3 Comments

    My yukon potatoes are doing very well in my raised garden boxes. I have never known what their leaves looked like until I had the chance to see them up close. I don’t list that in my benefits of having the beds higher, but I do love getting an up-close look at everything I grow. […]

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  • Potato update

    March 18th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes | Melanie | 3 Comments

    I planted potatoes back on this date and here are a few updated pictures of them growing. My husband grew up farming potatoes, so I have an expert to help me with all the details of growing potatoes. Last year I tried growing potatoes in a wire cage, I saw the idea on pinterest and […]

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  • First potato sprouts!

    February 24th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes | Melanie | 1 Comment

    I planted three yukon potatoes on this date 3 weeks ago. I haven’t watered them any because we have had lots of rain. I checked this Saturday and was so excited to see three sprouts peeking up through the soil! I am so excited! I had great luck last year with sweet potatoes and am […]

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  • Yukon gold potatoes planted Saturday

    February 4th, 2013 | My Garden, Potatoes | Melanie | 5 Comments

    Saturday I planted 3 yukon gold potatoes. I bought them for $1 at Sweet Organic Solutions and was so excited to get them in my garden. I turned over the soil and made a big mound in the middle of one of the tubs. I buried each of the potatoes about a bit more than […]

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