This summer I decided to give sweet potatoes a bigger piece of real estate in
my garden. I like the flowers, my wife likes the potatoes. I grew them last year
as an experiment, we had a store bought sweet potato that started to bolt. So, like
any good gardener geek, I planted it. We got a few potatoes but the best surprise
were the flowers. See video click here. This year I planted two full beds and a
corner bed with the little seed potatoes from last year. I trained the vines up
the fence to maximize growing space. As you can see below, we got quite a
few sweet potatoes and plenty of seed potatoes for next summer.
So one left over store bought sweet potato has now become several meals
and I still have two beds to dig.
Back yard gardening is no joke, it's good eats.