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How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

Everything You Need to Know for Growing 100lbs of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet
How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet
 

It is becoming more and more common to see people growing their own fruits and vegetables, particularly potatoes. Would you like to join in? You can easily start growing your own potatoes in a space as small as 4 square feet that will give you an impressive 100-pound yield. Take a look at everything you need to know, beginning with why!

Everything You Need to Know for Growing 100lbs of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Growing Potatoes
There are many reasons why you should grow your own potatoes apart from having them fresh!

  • The average potato can provide you with the same amount of potassium a banana could
  • Potatoes can provide nutrients like vitamins C and B and iron
  • There are 2 grams of digestible protein in an average potato
  • leaving the potato skin on, you get more nutrients and fiber
Potato Skins Left On
leaving the potato skin on, you get more nutrients and fiber
 

  •  Contrary to belief, average potatoes are not fattening; they only contain approximately 80 calories each
  • You can grow a variety of potatoes that can also vary in flavor
  • Potatoes can provide multiple side dishes for your meals
  • Growing your own potatoes saves you money from having to buy them at the grocery store
  • You control the kinds of chemicals that will or will not be used on your potatoes
  • If you yield healthy potatoes, you could sell them for extra cash

Now that you can see growing your own potatoes may be a good idea, you need to get the necessary ingredients.

3 Ingredients Required for Growing Potatoes

⦁ Seed potatoes
⦁ Soil
⦁ Watering that requires vigilant attentions

Seed potatoes and soil can be found in a nursery. If there is not a nearby nursery for you to browse, you can look through online catalogs. Once you have the ingredients, you are going to need the materials for the potato box protecting the ingredients.

See page 2 to see how to make a potato box




 

2 comments

  1. William Denney

    Liked your design. My question or comment is how many seed potatoes do you plant in this container?
    Thanks, William

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