September 18, 2013 Potatoes

Potato Time

After carefully planting, hilling, and weeding potatoes all summer, finally it’s time to reap the rewards. Here are a few of the Red Pontiac and Kennebecs I dug today. They do not get washed; I just spread them out on … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 Potato Flower

Potato Flowers

Last year’s potato plants all had sweet little white flowers, so imagine my surprise when I saw these! Red Pontiac is the variety, obviously one we haven’t used before.

May 24, 2013 Potatoes

Seed Potatoes

Two varieties of potatoes will be coming out of the garden this year: Kennebec and Red Pontiac. Rather than growing potatoes from seed, which can be tricky, the usual way is to propagate them from seed potatoes. These are usually … Continue reading