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I got taters!

 
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one thing that has done well in my new garden...potatoes! I am reassured that such a great calorie crop seems to like the conditions. I am going to try leaving them in the ground and taking them as i need them....at least until it gets wet.



I had almost zero problems with insect pests! I suppose that realistically that is probably because no one has grown potatoes here before 
 
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my tater plants are huge and in flower..but I haven't sneaked a peek yet as i still have some in the house to use up.
 
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its amazing the difference just a few thousand miles makes! my plants are all dead and brown. lots of taters under there though!
 
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Those potatoes look superb!
 
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yes it always surprises me what is going on in other areas of the country..i went for a walk at 8:30 this morning and it was 50 degrees out...and nearly foggy.

My potatoes won't turn brown and die for a very long time yet.
 
                                
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Leah Sattler wrote:
its amazing the difference just a few thousand miles makes!


Good one!
 
I'm not dead! I feel happy! I'd like to go for a walk! I'll even read a tiny ad:
Dave Burton's Boot Adventures at Wheaton Labs and Basecamp
https://permies.com/t/119676/permaculture-projects/Dave-Burton-Boot-Adventures-Wheaton
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