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Those same porous holes that prune the roots also keep the soil aerated. Good soil aeration is hugely important for the roots of many plants, especially potatoes, which produce better in loose soil than compacted soil. It all adds up to a winning combination for these fabric pots and plastic grow bags. They provide the ideal environment for growing potatoes, and bags can be reused time and time again. If you cannot find either of these at a local nursery, order some online. Here are some good suppliers.
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The next chapter describes this method more fully. Chapter 4: Planting and Hilling Potatoes Planting Potato plants grow from chunks of old potatoes. Have you ever seen the “eyes” on an old potato start to sprout? That’s what we put in the soil, and it grows up into a new plant. A large potato can be cut into several chunks, each one with an “eye” in it. With smaller potatoes, we just plant the whole potato. Spuds beginning to sprout, perfect for seed potatoes Potatoes grow best in the temperature range of 50-70 degrees (F).