Growing Potatoes

How To : Grow potatoes in a bin

Monty Don shows how to get around the problem of limited space in the garden, by growing your own potatoes in a dustbin. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice from experts. In ...more

How To : Grow potatoes easily in a bag

Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice from experts. In this video, learn how to grow easy potatoes. Grow potatoes easily in a bag. Click through to watch this video on gardener ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a potato planter bag easily

Are you a potato nut? Do you wish you could just grow your own potatoes so that you could get them fresh out of the soil? You're in luck! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to plant and grow potatoes in a potato planter bag. You just need some soil, potato seeds, and a pot ...more

How To : Grow your own sweet potatoes year round

Sweet potatoes are a popular side dish, especially around the holidays. Save some money and start growing sweet potatoes at home. Not only will they be cheaper, but you'll be able to enjoy them year round. You Will Need • Sweet potato tuber • Garden plot • Water • Fertiliz ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a bag

There are many benefits to growing your own vegetables and fruits. One of the most obvious is the fact you'll be saving money and preventing any harmful chemicals from entering the body. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to grow one of the most commonly eaten foods out the ...more

How To : Grow sweet potatoes

How to grow sweet potatoes Plant your sweet potato sprouts in late may when the ground starts to warm up. You want to plant them about 8-10 inches a part. The sprouts can be purchased at a farm coop or at farm stores that handle supplies for gardening. The potatoes take about ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a 5 gallon bucket

In this video you will learn how to get your potato plant growing using a 5 gallon bucket. Start by taking your 5 gallon bucket and drilling a series of small holes at the bottom for draining. Next line the bottom of your bucket with about 2 inches of rocks to help with draina ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a bucket

Potatoes are a useful food item that can be used to make many favorite dishes. French fries, mashed potatoes, and mich more. Buying them from the market is obviously something that is easy to do, but making your own takes time but will result in much better potatoes for you an ...more

How To : Plant and grow potatoes in a container

Are you an amateur gardener, and looking forward to the next thing to plant? Why not plant potatoes? They're hardy, delicious, and don't require too much care. Watch this video to learn how to plant and grow potatoes in a container. At the end of it, you'll always have a great ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a pot

Potatoes are a common food that can be used to make an assortment of different dishes. It's a very good food item that gives the feeling of a full stomach. Buying them can be easy and relatively cheap, but making your own is so much more fun and can be better for you. So in th ...more

How To : Plant potatoes using a couple different methods

If you're having problems growing potatoes in your yard, you may have to try another method. Using different methods is very common when growing plants since certain areas may require more or less of a certain ingredient. In this tutorial, you'll find out about a couple of di ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Care for and transplant small house plants

This is a great way to learn how to upgrade your small house plants into bigger ones. Start over plants once a year. Put rocks on the bottom for drainage. Bugs help your plants to grow. Do not use Pesticides on your house plants. Water weekly. Compost bins make great soil. Swe ...more

How To : Cut & plant potatoes

This video describes how to cut and plant potatoes in your own garden. Potatoes are easy to grow almost anywhere and can be started early in the year since they are resistant to cold. You can buy a bag of seed potatoes at a feed store. They have the little sprouts or “eyes”, w ...more

How To : Harvest potatoes

Check out this description on how to harvest home grown potatoes. Learn from a survivalist on his daughter's birthday!

How To : Easily plant potatoes in a garden

Planting potatoes is a great way to test the power of your green finger. It's a fairly easy vegetable to grow and the results are beautiful and delicious potatoes that can be used with any great meal. So in this helpful video tutorial, you'll find out what you need to do in or ...more

How To : Plant potatoes yourself

Interested in planting potatoes? Start a self-sustaining garden full of veggies you can take from your garden, straight to your dinner plate. Plant potatoes 8 inches apart and about 4 inches deep. When the plants grow about 6 to 8 inches tall, start to hill up the sides. Learn ...more

How To : Dig potatoes

It's one thing to grow potatoes, but do you know how to dig them up? This video has you covered.

News : 50+ Illustrated Recipes (Make Cooking More Fun!)

Infographics are lots of fun, so how about illustrated recipes? Recipelook currently indexes 67 recipes and growing. There's a whole range in quality- a selection of my favorite drawings below. Inspired to create your own? They are currently holding a contest for the best hot ...more

How To : Distinguish different types of bulbs

In this tutorial, Scott Atkinson shows us how to identify different types of bulbs. Common types of bulbs are: tulip, daffodil and lily. These are most easily identified but there are many that appear in flowers. A core looks similar to a bulb but it is a solid tissue and does ...more

How To : Rotate vegetable crops in your garden

Discover the theory behind crop rotation, with Monty's back-to-basics video advice to giving optimum growing conditions for vegetable groups such as potatoes, legumes (beans, peas etc), brassicas (cabbages, cauliflowers, radishes), root vegetables (carrots, parsnips). Follow ...more

How To : Cook an old fashioned beef stew with vegetables

Are you tired of the same old meals all the time? Do you miss the old fashioned stew that you had as a child? This recipe is just like Grandma’s beef stew that you grew up with. In less than two hours you can have a wonderful stew that is packed with protein and iron. Pull to ...more

How To : Store potatoes & onions

In this video, jenny Jones shows us how to store potatoes and onions correctly. Most people want to keep their vegetables fresh and for the longest time possible. Unfortunately, both of these vegetables give off gases that aren't good for each other so they cannot be stored to ...more

How To : Identify probles with weevils and leaf cutter bees

In this video from nmsuaces we learn how to identify problems with weevils and leaf cutter bees. Weevils attack all kinds of plants in a J shape on leaves. To tell a difference between a weevil and leaf cutter bee is the bee will make a perfect round cut, whereas a weevil make ...more

How To : Stuff and roast a chicken

Patti the Garden Girl uses her own free range chickens and home grown vegetables to make her Classic Traditional Baked Stuffed chicken She uses the regular chicken stuffing but adds her own vegetables. The advantage of making your own stuffing is the option to add or omit veg ...more

News : Meet the World's Most Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Well suited for loft living, Studio Gorm's Flow Kitchen offers an extremely eco-friendly and efficient solution to all your daily actions in the kitchen. The Netherlands based design studio focuses on three major areas: Waste, Water and Energy. My favorite element? A cutting b ...more

News : Scrabble Dumbs Down Its Game with 3,000 New Words

Remember the firestorm SCRABBLE Trickster caused nine months ago? SCRABBLE enthusiasts across the world were outraged when Mattel created a game that would allow proper nouns to be acceptable words of play. Essentially, it was a dumbed down, youth-friendly version of the class ...more

How To : 16 Tips for Staying Awake When You're Tired

While there's an art to surviving the all-nighter, there's also an art to staying awake throughout the day when you're operating on little to no sleep. In 1964, the record for sleep deprivation was set by 17-year-old Randy Gardner, who stayed awake for an incredible 264 hours ...more

How To : 10 Herbs You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Fresh herbs are a surefire way to enhance a dish, but buying them at the store each time you need them is costly. Luckily, growing your own herbs is a lot easier than it seems: You can even using cuttings from the herbs you already buy to start your own little herb garden. An ...more

How To : Tell When It's Safe to Eat Around Moldy Food

It's always the snack you're most looking forward to that ends up being moldy when you open the fridge to grab it. Always. That slice of leftover pizza or chunk of cheese you've been thinking about all day? We've all been there. What separates us is how we choose to deal with ...more

How To : Use Chayote Squash for Fries, Salad, Pie, & More

Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and ...more

How To : 5 Reasons Why You Should Always Keep Stale Cereal

It happens to even the most avid cereal eaters: sooner or later you open a box, unfurl the crinkled plastic bag, and find that the cereal inside is stale. Maybe you forgot about it, maybe you ate it too slowly, or maybe you just found a new, better cereal and left it behind li ...more

News : Fish Sauce—The Ultimate Umami Bomb

I grew up eating Korean, Japanese, and Chinese food, but it wasn't until college that I experienced Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Once I started, I couldn't get enough of these cuisines. The dishes had an incredible richness and savor that I couldn't identify, but whatever it w ...more

News : The All-Natural Secret to Turning Food Purple

Even if you haven't heard of ube (pronounced "OO-beh"), you've probably seen pictures of desserts made with this brilliant purple yam. The ube really does look almost too pretty to be food, doesn't it?. While there is often confusion between sweet potatoes and true yams, the u ...more

News : 8 Edible Cups That Make Finger Foods a Snap

"You can even eat the dishes," claims the song "The Candy Man Can" from 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The idea of edible cups, even back then, grabbed my attention—any kid would much prefer to eat her dish instead of clean it afterward, of course! Don't Miss: ...more

How To : 3 Must-Try Ways to Eat Avocado

Avocado is great in guacamole or as slices on a sandwich, but there's so much more you can do with this wonderful fruit (call it a vegetable, that's fine—but it's technically a fruit). While I could eat guac every single day, these are some of my favorite recipes to spice up a ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

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