I grew sweet potatoes last year for the first time and I was hooked. They are easy and delicious and keep very well in the cellar. Last year I planted 12 slips of Beauregard and 12 slips of Purple sweet potatoes, all from Sow True Seeds in Asheville, NC. The Beauregard grew well, but we did… Read More Sweet Potato Harvest 2016
August brought me to my knees. My job got busy. I started teaching Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 on Wednesday afternoons. Family life called and quarantined me. And the garden reached that level of overgrowth that snaps my brain in two and stops me from caring. The job was just too big and I didn’t have it in… Read More Ok, yeah – I’m a Gardener
Growing sweet potatoes is another first for me, and so I really did not know what to expect. Would the harvest be large or small? Am I harvesting at the correct time, or should I wait? Were there enough nutrients in the soil? Did they get enough water? So, the vines grow and grow and… Read More A Sweet Potato Harvest!