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Sweet potato planter box mini project

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Thought I would share a little sweet potato project from this year...

I had a past prime purple sweet potato from a neighboring farm that was just begging to grow slips.

Grew out slips. Made a planter box from scrap wood and other materials I already had lying around to place on a shelf in the duck/goose pen. The shelf was whitewashed (first experience with that) using leftover paint and lime.

Rationale being deer love sweet potatoes as do other critters. We have a large herd of very friendly deer that graze our meadow/field. Placing the planter box in the pen fences it in from critters. If the vines ever grow long enough the ducks and nip at them for entertainment.
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