Thought I would share how we decided to try growing potatoes. This does not take up much space and can easily be done in a small yard.
wire with 2x4 openings (no climb type)
straw and soil with NO manure.
What we did was make wire cage about 2 1/2 ft diameter. lined it with straw and filled with a little dirt, then added potato seeds around the edges and covered with about 4 inches of dirt. We repeated this until almost reaching the top of the cage. Kind of like making a potato and dirt lasagna. The idea is the potatoes will grow and when time to harvest just dump over the cage and gather them up!
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Here is our potato tower today! looking happy.
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