How and Where to Grow Potatoes

Now's the time to start planting your spring spuds, whether it's in the garden or in your patio container

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Once the frost has left for the spring, start planting those potatoes

Early spring, when the frost has cleared and the sun is shining, is the perfect time to plant potatoes

Now is the time of year to start where gardeners should start thinking about planting their potatoes.

And while many might think that the garden is the only place where these tasty buds will grow, potatoes can actually flourish on your patio in containers – I even grow them on my edible green roof.

My vlog includes tips on where, when and how to prepare your potatoes for growing, and I also let you know which cultivars grow the fastest and taste the best!