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Question about growing potatoes in buckets.

Post  madnicmom on 5/22/2011, 9:00 pm

How far up in the bucket do you mound them? I am using big 18 gal buckets. I thought I should go up to at least 3/4 of the way full but I'm not sure. TIA!

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Re: Question about growing potatoes in buckets.

Post  Ha-v-v on 5/22/2011, 9:27 pm

I have covered mine until they are to the top of the bucket, as they grew I kept adding soil, (my compost in this bucket) other places I used hay.





I hope this helps some Smile
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P.S. I have soil almost to the very top of the pink bucket and one of the potato boxes are 32 inches high.

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Post  madnicmom on 5/23/2011, 9:06 am

Yes, that does. Thank you!

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