Growing Potatoes in Containers Tutorial

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Growing Potatoes in Containers Tutorial
Growing Potatoes in Containers Tutorial
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Do you want to grow potatoes, but don't have much space for gardening? Then this tutorial on Growing Potatoes in Containers is one gardening idea you need to try! This tutorial shows how you can grow potatoes using upcycled containers. Quick and easy to set up, the tutorial is one you can set up in your garden with minimal fuss. The budget-friendly gardening idea is also a great way to introduce kids to basic gardening concepts and is one task the entire family can work on together. You'll be growing potatoes like a pro in no time when you use this tutorial!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsNature Material, Recycled Materials

Primary TechniqueGardening



Age GroupToddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School

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I grew potatoes in a 5-gallon bucket and found that having the right moisture balance was an issue. I did not hill them as they grew but still did get a lot of potatoes at summers end. I will remember to poke more holes in the bottom of the container next time to let out excess water.


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