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this is all sweet potato foliage with like... three blades of grass mixed in and that's it for weeds.
my sweet potato slips finally arrived!! they're a bit wilty but I stuck them in some potting soil and gave them a good watering and they should perk up :)
the tricky part here is that we're going to need to fix up special places for them, probably some raised beds, amended with a bit of creek sand. which we can't do right now because everything's sopping wet. oh, well, maybe in a few days!
@fungus I've got six slips being shipped my way sometime in may (and six more each of an orange variety and a white-flesh variety)!
I have to try to make purple sweet potato fries at some point in my life or I will perish
#reply #sweet potatoes #it was a bundle pack where they ship you 6 each of a purple and an orange and a white sweet potato variety #you don't get to pick which ones but it's cheaper overall #I'm really looking forward to seeing which ones I get!! #and then praying to the fickle and uncaring potato gods for a bountiful crop lol3 notes
also I recently found out that sweet potato slips apparently are supposed to be capable of producing 5 lbs of sweet potatoes per slip
and that a single sweet potato can give you about 10 slips so
I'm absolutely gonna have to figure out how to pick/save sweet potatoes for slip-making because if I could get ten slips off one potato for free instead of forking over $10 for only 6 potato slips?? yeah I'm absolutely going to do that instead