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March 5, 2022
How far apart do you plant potatoes in a container?

Standard or larger potatoes can span a large number of varieties but are usually more than 2 ½ inches in diameter. Sarpo Mira has a plant about 24 inches wide when fully ripe and requires at least 18 inches of space between each potato planted to achieve its full growth. Depending on the type of […]

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February 11, 2022
What are some important things to keep in mind when planting potatoes in a bucket?

Planting potatoes in containers is somewhat different from other container gardening. Container potatoes should be watered well but not kept moist. I've had a few questions from people who've tried growing potatoes in buckets but just ended up with a ton of porridge. I've had a few questions from people who've tried growing potatoes in […]

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January 23, 2022
Can you keep a tree in a container?

This small, attractive fruit tree can produce a few bushels of peaches. While crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia x Natchez) can be pruned into a single trunk and shaped to look like a small tree, it is really a shrub that grows into eye-catching flowers that range in color from soft pink to deep purple and stunning […]

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