How to Harvest 100 Pounds of Potatoes From Just 4 Square Feet of Space
The Seattle Times wrote about a method from Washington potato farmer Greg Lutovsky to plant potatoes inside a box. The potential yield is staggering: up to 100 pounds of bounty in just 4 square feet! With a long planting season (April to August) and just 90 days’ from planting to harvest, you can enjoy your nutrition-packed, homegrown, organic, non-GMO potatoes all summer and fall.
The recipe to this bumper crop is:
- Seed potatoes
- Watering (within a prescribed schedule)
Greg Lutovsky shares his guide for building a potato growing box yields up to a 100 lbs. of potatoes in a mere 4 square feet is shown below:
Image courtesy of The Seattle Times
For more details and tips, read potato farmer Greg Lutovsky’s interview here.