Growing potatoes in a barrel is a wonderful idea, especially if you don’t have a large backyard. But how to grow 100+ pounds of potatoes in a barrel? If you have a large barrel, fertilize and water your potatoes properly, this environmentally friendly approach can yield as much as hundred pound plus of fresh potatoes in a large barrel. It works great for small spaces and requires low maintenance. Continue reading four Simple Steps to grow a hundred pounds of potatoes in a barrel.
Even better, if you make a window or door at the bottom of the barrel, you may have repeat harvesting of fresh potatoes without digging out the plant. What a genius idea! If you don’t like to DIY, there are some potatoes barrels or bags available out there on Amazon too. Here are just a few examples.
- This one here has a good concept. I wish it is been sold in the U.S.
- This one here seems to work, however it might be a bit weak.
- This one here looks really nice.
- This one here looks much more durable and may be used year over year.
Have you used any of them? Please share us your experience.