Potatoes are one of the easiest and most prolific home garden vegetables. The taste of freshly dug potatoes is a far cry from the starchy flavourless pulp that results from grocery store varieties bred for size and storage.
4 SIMPLE STEPS TO GROW 100 POUNDS OF POTATOES IN A BARREL. Container gardening isn't only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow; it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment.
Of all the root vegetables I grow, it is the potatoes that give me the biggest thrill at harvest time. I love to stick my hands in the soil and retrieve the buried bounty, with a yield of eight to ten potatoes for every one that I plant.