Tips and techniques for growing potatoes — the world’s favorite root crop!
Sunlight: Full sun
Maturity: 90-120 days
Height: 1.5 to 3 feet
Spacing: 18 to 24 inches apart, 2 to 3 feet between rows
A cool-season vegetable, potatoes offer organic gardeners everything they could want — easy to cultivate, long storage and an enormous selection of varieties. Potatoes are also a good source of fiber and a great source of nutrition. They contain vitamins A and B, minerals like iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium and calcium, and several antioxidants. (more…)