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How to Grow Potatoes in Pots

Potatoes are one of the easiest foods to grow in pots. Either potatoes or sweet potatoes can be grown in containers, but they have different growth habits and requirements. Potatoes grow upright and most varieties only get to be 3 feet tall, while sweet potatoes are long vines which spill over the sides. Seed potatoes for either are normally available at your local nursery or through the mail from early March through May. Potatoes come in many shapes, and many colors, including yellow, purple-blue, and red. Cooking turns most colors of potato varieties off-white, but there are exceptions. Potatoes thrive in [ ... ]