7 Reasons Potato Plants Are Dying (and how to fix it!)

Dying Potato Plants

Potatoes are a favorite in the vegetable garden because they are fairly easy to grow, but that is not to say they do not have their issues, they do! As a home gardener, witnessing your potato plants wilting, yellowing, or dying can be disheartening and frustrating. Related: Potato Leaf Pests | Can You Grow Sprouted … Read more

7 Pests That Eat Potato Leaves And How To Get Rid Of Them

Holes in Potato Leaves

It’s safe to assume that we all enjoy eating potatoes, whether it be in the form of fries, potato salad, or golden roasted potatoes. However, growing these tasty tubers comes with its challenges, including the disappearance of your potato plant’s leaves. Related: 7 Reasons Potato Plants Are Dying The dark green leaves of your potato … Read more

Getting Rid of Potato Bugs Organically: Colorado Potato Beetle

Potato Bug and Larvae - Colorado Potato Beetle

If you go out to your vegetable garden to find small, jagged holes in your potato plant leaves, you may be witnessing damage by voracious potato bugs. These beetles, and in particular the potato bug larvae can really chew through your potato leaves and create a mess of your plants. In this article, I’ll cover identifying potato bugs along … Read more

Can You Plant Sprouted Potatoes? (And How!)

Can You Plant Sprouted Potato - Sprouting Potato

So you have a bag of potatoes you bought from the grocery store and forgot about them. Now, those potatoes have started sprouting and you’re wondering, can you plant sprouted potatoes? We’ve all been there, so let’s find out the answer. You can successfully grow potato plants from sprouted potatoes bought from the store. Sprouting potatoes are easy to grow in the … Read more