GROWING SWEET POTATOES
Sweet potatoes grow best in full sun and thrive in soil that’s evenly moist and full of organics. You can start a sweet potato vine from a slip, which is a small slice of the vegetable that has been rooted. Most common varieties grow as a vine, but there are also bush varieties that work well in small spaces.
Beauregard is the most popular variety, although the Bush Puerto Rico and the Patriot are two other good choices for the home ...Show more...
Did all of your seedlings start to wither and die? Or did your seeds never germinate? It might be that damping off is to blame.
Starting seeds yourself is a great way to save money, and when you start your own seeds, you usually have a greater number of plant varieties to choose from. Starting seeds indoors is usually fairly straightforward and simple, but the dreaded damping off diseases can derail your gardening efforts.
WHAT IS DAMPING OFF, ANYWAY?
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