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July 01 , 2007

Abe’s Guide to Growing the Potato


When Europeans learned to grow the potato it revolutionized their food supply. Potato growing added an important food staple to the vegetable garden for most European countries. .
Bursting with nutrition and an easy vegetable to grow and store the potato revolutionized the food supply of the Europeans. Potato farming became important. The growing of potatoes provided an important source of vegetable nutrition.
Abe’s Guide to Growing the Potato contains information the gardener needs to grow this vegetable in their garden. Vegetable garden beginners will find important potato growing information. Gardening veterans will find new knowledge as well.
Few bother to grow the potato from seed in their gardens, preferring to use the faster use of certified seed potatoes. However, planting potatoe seed can provide new varieties. It eliminates disease transmission through seed potatoes. It can also preserve some older varieties no longer grown commercially. Abe’s Guide to Growing the Potato contains instructions for planting and saving true potato seeds. There is a source for seeds as well.
The potato problems and potato variety lists will assist gardeners in growing potatoes in their vegetable garden.
The guide covers harvesting storing potatoes as well. Abe’s Guide to Growing the Potato contains a list of seed sources. It will please gardeners to find our extensive list of seed catalogs included as well. This updated catalog includes some new seed catalog finds.
The garden vegetable series Abe's Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden includes this book. This exciting new series of vegetable gardening books will include twenty vegetables. These are the most common ones grown in the home vegetable garden. The books will all include complete growing, culture, botanical, and harvesting and storage information. Great for veteran or beginning gardeners this vegetable garden series is written for gardeners by a gardener.

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