Maryland Grows


Sweet Potatoes

I love growing Sweet Potatoes! All things considered, they are a fairly easy crop to grow. At the end of May, you just stick some little plants, called slips, into the ground and at the end of the season you…

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For rent: “Bob’s Sustainable Sweet Potato Protectors”

I’ve finally dreamed up a solution to the perplexing problem of how to prevent voles, commonly called meadow mice, from eating sweet potatoes growing in your garden. I still remember the desperation of two Columbia Gardeners who approached me after…

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