Who said it was a “dud-spud”?

It may have been late but it finally showed up. It must have done some loop de loops or a barrel role. I hope I will learn something from these two spuds.

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Yesterday’s harvest brought the potato total to 27oz.

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A little OT for my journal, but I have never had ten blooms at the same time on my cacti.           John

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7 thoughts on “Who said it was a “dud-spud”?

  1. engineeredgarden

    John, those are some great looking potatoes. I can’t wait to see some of the big ones you’ll likely have this year.

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  2. jbest123

    Thanks EG. I will harvest these on an as need basis until the vines begin to die back. I haven’t found any real small ones yet. Things are looking good.

    John

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  3. Potatoes can really test your patients some times. The ones I planted in compost bags took so long to grow I dug them up to see what was happening. Those spuds you harvested look amazing! Can’t wait to harvest some of my early ones.

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  4. Ribbit

    I have potato envy. Glad the other one decided to show up for the party!

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  5. Those are some big Yukons! I’m just starting to see flowers on some of my potatoes but not the Yukons yet. Hopefully I’ll get to taste some before too long!

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  6. jbest123

    Thanks all. I put about as much planning into the potato beds as the asparagus beds. I think it has paid off and I will post about it around harvest time.
    John

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  7. Beautiful potatoes!!!

    I’m having a difficult time with my yukons this year…

    Pretty cactus! Beautiful photos… as always!

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