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Re: potato

Postby CapeCodCubs » Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:20 pm

Anyone plant spring potatoes yet? They can go in now right? Any tips? Hint,hint (Rudi?). My Red Pontiacs came out great this year!!! Tastiest spuds around!
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Re: potato

Postby smigelski » Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:48 am

I would think with the wet winters we have on the northeast potatos would rot

CapeCodCubs
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Posts: 2785
Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2008 5:30 pm
Zip Code: 02747
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1948 F Cub Fast hitch
1949 F Cub
1950 F Cub Fast hitch
1965 Loboy Fast hitch

(15) FastHitch implements
tons' of cultivating and planting stuff
C-16 Cub Middlebuster
A33 Cub bean harvested
NOS Planet Jr. planter
172 planter, large combo hopper, 101A fertilzer hopper
Location: MA, Dartmouth

Re: potato

Postby CapeCodCubs » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:46 am

It seems to me that my mother used to plant potatoes in the fall. She'd also plant carrots late and dig them up in the spring.
Just wondered if it was too late??
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