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Potato Planting Pointers

Potato Planting Pointers Some potato planting pointers to help with growing and harvesting seed potatoes. Small seed potatoes (1 to 2″ diameter) should be planted whole. Larger seed potatoes should be cut into 2″ pieces, with 2 to 3 sprouting eyes per piece, the day prior to planting. Seed pieces should be planted 10 to 14″ apart and 4 to 5″ deep for best production. For small new potatoes, plant seed pieces 8″ apart and harvest every other hill when potatoes are small.

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Fingerlings and Old World Potatoes

Fingerlings and Old World Potatoes Fingerlings and Old World Potatoes¬†are turning up in the poshest places these days. They are regular attractions on the menus of some of the country’s finest restaurants, and they even made it to the very center of power: an official White House dinner. (National Medal of Arts dinner, September 1997.) Why all the fuss? The answer includes the novelty of their small size; their moist, waxy or dry, mealy texture; and their sometimes striking colors, including purple. Fingerlings are ideal for roasting, particularly in the…

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