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Growing Bags of Potatoes

Categories: Vegetables.

Nothing beats that taste of homegrown potatoes.  Here is how I grew several bags of potatoes, easily and without the back breaking work of digging them up. The past couple of years I’ve grown potatoes in bushel baskets and containers and you just have to tip them out when it’s time to harvest them.  But last year all the containers were accounted for but I had been getting some big bags over the past couple of years and decided to grow potatoes in bags.  I was inspired by seeing huge bags used as planters at Canada Blooms last year. I started with
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P for Potatoes

Categories: Vegetables.

I’ve grown potatoes in large bushel baskets for a couple of years now.  I had been doing some reading on the internet and came across some articles about folks that grew potatoes in containers or bushel baskets and I decided to give it a go as I had some bushel baskets just sitting in the garage collecting dust.
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The Yummy BBQ Season

Categories: Recipes and Vegetables.

BBQ season is wonderful.  There are so many foods to cook outdoors.  We look forward to bbq cooking all winter.  I know some people can bbq all year round but we only do it from spring to fall.  It just gets too cold and windy and snowy and it takes ages for the bbq to reach cooking temperature. One of our favourites is to make foil packets … of potatoes, onions, mushroom, and veggies. New potatoes that are scrubbed and sliced with a dollop of butter and then wrapped in foil come out crispy and delicious. I’m sure you all
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