Archive for the ‘Sweet Potatoes’ Category

Slip Sliding Away

Growing food is easy- The hard part sometimes is finding that out. I LOVE sweet potatoes (not yams- what you buy or grow here, whatever anyone says, is a sweet potato.) Up until this year I always purchased ‘slips’ to grow them, through the mail at about $1 each. Last year I did find some [...]

January 14, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: How to Grow, Sweet Potatoes  4 Comments

How to Grow- Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are grown from plants called ‘slips’ that you can either purchase or try your hand at growing them (how-to link below). They are part of the Morning Glory family and produce a beautiful vine. Some people even grow them as houseplants, they are that nice looking. They are not related to potatoes and [...]

October 22, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: How to Grow, Sweet Potatoes  No Comments