When Do You Plant Potatoes?

Like everything in life, timing for planting your potatoes is important. Potatoes do best in cool weather so you want to give them as much growing time as possible in temperatures between 50 and 80 degrees. In northern areas you want to get your potatoes in the ground in early spring and in southern areas …

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Bugs on Potato Plants

The Colorado potato beetle is the bug you will see most often on your potato plants. You will see it in two forms. In it’s larvae stage it is red and black and looks like a slug. It is hump backed and has two rows of black dots one either side. As the larvae gets …

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Do Potatoes Have Seeds?

Do potatoes have seeds is an interesting question. First of all depending on the weather, some seasons potato plants will produce seeds and some seasons they won’t. Also the vocabulary used for talking about potatoes can be confusing. We have “seed” potatoes, which aren’t seeds at all, and true potato seeds, which are the real …

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