Sweet Potatoes Everywhere!

| 4/6/2013 8:16:55 PM

I will go ahead and admit that last year was the first year I grew sweet potatoes.  I will also admit that I kicked myself all year for not having started years ago!  They were so easy to grow!  Beautiful, easy, prolific, healthy, and delicious.  What more could you ask for in a vegetable? 

 Sweet Potato Bloom  

This year I have big plans for my sweet potatoes.  I plan to grow them all over the place.  They had such lovely vines, than I see no reason not to landscape with them, so I plan to grow them in every available "landscaping" bed.  Let's face it, if I can't eat it, I won't tend it anyway, so I might as well plant something edible to spruce up our tired flower beds! 

sweet potatoes on vine
 These were "surprise" sweet potatoes I found when cleaning out the garden bed long after the original harvest! 
 sweet potatoes in basket 

Sweet Potatoes from 9 plants in my square foot garden!  I had the BEST time digging these up with my bare hands!

What about you, have you ever grown sweet potatoes? 
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4/21/2013 1:38:50 PM

It appears that the issues with the GRIT landing page and comment section has been resolved. I'm looking forward to hearing about what has been happening on your gardening/homestead this last month. May GRIT blogs live and prosper.