Entries Tagged as 'Potatoes'

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Gardening in a Bag

I recently read an article about a woman in Africa who used bags that were discarded to grow vegetables in her small yard. She was so successful at it that she also brought in added income for her family. I later learned that many ladies in Africa have cleverly created gardens  using bags. As they […]

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Oprah’s true love….Potatoes

Heart potato by cuorhome Potatoes are a popular winter vegetable. They are easy to grow and they store over winter well. Many people today love them. Oprah Winfrey is quoted as saying “My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.” And when potatoes are fried, the fragrance […]

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Potato Latkes and Applesauce

sweet potato latkes with a vegan sour cream by sweetbeetandgreenbean Not too long ago TheGardenLady’s Jewish readers celebrated Hanukkah. Because Hanukkah is a holiday which is celebrating the pure oil found in the temple in Jerusalem approximately 2000 years ago, food prepared in oil is generally served on at least one of the 8 nights […]

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Pine Needle Mulch

TheGardenLady received this question from June. Would potatoes like a pine needle mulch? According to Clemson University Extension, pine needle mulch is good for potatoes.   See here. Tip: Pine needles and coffee grounds make great mulch for acid-loving plants, such as rhododendrons, azaleas, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and potatoes. Please let TheGardenLady know how you make […]