Gardening: This Spud’s For You

On April 26, 2021 we published a blog post called “What’s In Your Bucket” that chronicled our attempt to grow Yukon Gold potatoes and Fingerling Potatoes in buckets. The planting was actually on April 24, but it took me two days to get around to writing the blog post. Four each 5 gallon buckets andContinue reading “Gardening: This Spud’s For You”

Gardening: Bucket Potato Sprouts

For those keeping score. There is news to report on the potatoes we planted in 5 gallon buckets. Our earlier post “What’s In Your Bucket” walked through the process from purchasing seed potatoes, chitting and planting in the buckets. According to the Cornell University College of Agriculture it should be 2 to 4 weeks beforeContinue reading “Gardening: Bucket Potato Sprouts”

What’s In Your Bucket?

As we plow deeper into Operation Green Thumb, the unorthodox but YouTube successful technique of growing potatoes in 5 gallon buckets is next on our list of adventures. Several weeks ago a bag of Yukon Gold and a bag of Russian Banana Fingerling seed potatoes were purchased from a local home improvement store. The seedsContinue reading “What’s In Your Bucket?”