Monday, May 25, 2015

backyard tubers

apart from a bit of pastel green at the base of the sprout the mashua seems pretty inert ( top photo ) is a tuber though and they can take their sweet time now and then...we'll see what develops with the nasturtium as the season goes on...the yacon ( second photo ) came as live plants and seems to be adapting to the midwest reasonably is unfazed by daylength unlike some other andean tubers so i am looking forward to seeing what it can do...spuds are the the community two of my daughters'...the basement seed potato project netted forty-five tubers in a rotation over the winter with some going into the community garden as full fledged plants and some going in at my daughters' as drops...hoping for a bumper crop of tubers this season...not counting them yet though.

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