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Digging in the potato bin

Post  BrotherNorm on 6/6/2012, 1:01 pm

My French fingerling potato plants have started to die back. Would it be OK to dig around in the bin to see if the potatoes are ready to harvest?
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Post  Squat_Johnson on 6/6/2012, 1:15 pm

When the plants are about done, I always feel around and get a few of the new potatoes. My uncle calls this grabbling. I always thought this was a funny word.
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Re: Digging in the potato bin

Post  BrotherNorm on 6/6/2012, 1:24 pm

I'll take that as a yes. My bins are 24" tall so it will be interesting to see what has developed at what level.

Next year I'm going to make dedicated potato bins that have removal boards...this year was "live and learn"



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