How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever

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Growing potatoes in a box may seem weird and a lot of effort but actually can double and even quadruple your potato yield! Growing potatoes in a box is just like planting in a raised bed.

How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever - The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is added. In theory, a bottom slat can be temporarily removed to facilitate the harvest of new potatoes.

This is one of my favorite DIY potato box videos. It only requires 4 square feet and has a built-in watering system!

 

The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is added.

For a slightly more traditional route, try Fine Gardening’s potato growing box plans. You can’t go wrong with either option!

In theory, a bottom slat can be temporarily removed to facilitate the harvest of new potatoes. For the final harvest, tip the box and dump out its contents.

How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever - The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is added. In theory, a bottom slat can be temporarily removed to facilitate the harvest of new potatoes.


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