You Grow Your Own Food? Harvest 8-1-12

The haul

Taters! Not bad for volunteers from last year and some grocery story slips. I also grew these in shredded newspaper as an experiment. While it worked ok, the slugs got into and started to kill off the plants. So I harvested a bit early to save these taters.

Squash and beans

Tomatoes, an accidental beet pulled while weeding, and eggs.

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  1. Yes, florida has the temp, and the good sandy soil too. never fertilize sweet taters either, they actually grow better in poor soil. they really are a weed with a suprise underneath! By the way, leave your stock sweet tater in the sand and you can keep pulling the slips off for a long time, it will just keep growing them back.

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