Vegetables and Fruit forum: purple potatoes

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Name: tk
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texaskitty111
Apr 13, 2014 9:43 AM CST
Potatoes are coming up:

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I covered them with more leaves, and keep frost cloth over them, to keep the chickens from digging them up:



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SongofJoy
Apr 13, 2014 10:51 AM CST
That's great! Thumbs up
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Name: tk
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texaskitty111
May 6, 2014 3:43 PM CST
My potatoes are growing about 6" a week now

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So, I covered them with more leaves



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And, put the frost cloth back so the chickens can't dig them up



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Name: tk
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texaskitty111
May 30, 2014 9:52 AM CST
Anyone know how deep in the soil a potato bug will bury itself? I thought I would dig up that much out of my 8'x8' potato patch, and put it where the chickens can dig through it.
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HelenVT
Jul 16, 2014 5:40 PM CST
I always thought that potato bugs were only on the plant.
Name: tk
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texaskitty111
Aug 3, 2014 10:55 AM CST
Dug up potato patch, and this is what grew from 10 purple seed potatoes


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Aug 3, 2014 7:28 PM CST
texaskitty111 said:Dug up potato patch, and this is what grew from 10 purple seed potatoes


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Do they smell like onions too? They sure look like them... lol
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

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Name: tk
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texaskitty111
Aug 3, 2014 7:46 PM CST
They taste like onions,too. Should have been purple onions at least!
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Aug 3, 2014 8:53 PM CST
What the heck??
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Name: tk
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texaskitty111
Aug 3, 2014 9:26 PM CST
I agree sandy b.
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