Posts Tagged ‘sweet potatoes’

How to Plant Sweet Potato Slips

If you want to plant sweet potato slips, it will require considerable time, patience and effort on your part. Sweet potato slips require more care than your average plant but they also give you a lot of great rewards. Our following sweet potato slip gardening guide will walk you through some of the steps involved in planting sweet potato slips. Required Materials You will need the following items in order to plant sweet potato slips. a healthy bunch of sweet potatoes toothpicks (a pack) small containers / jars water sunlight Steps Involved in Planting Sweet Potato Slips The first thing you ought to do to plant sweet potato slips is to inspect your sweet potatoes. Check for openings when you inspect the skin. You should also look out for molds and spots. A simple rule should be that if a sweet potato looks good enough for you to cook and eat then it is good to be used. It does not matter where your sweet potatoes come from. They will do just fine even if you have bought them from...

How to Plant Sweet Potatoes

One of the dicotyledonous plants that belong to Convolvulaceae family, sweet potato is a very nutritious root vegetable. Cultivating sweet potatoes is an enjoyable and rewarding hobby. In order to learn how to plant sweet potatoes in your backyard or in your garden, it is best to start with knowing the basic guidelines in cultivating the plants. To avoid experiencing troubles, it is important to get the materials that you will need before you start. Below are the simple steps that you will need if you want to know how to plant sweet potatoes. Materials Needed The materials needed for cultivating the vegetable is not hard to find. The materials include a shovel, a spading fork, watering cans and sand. Most important of all, you need fresh sweet potatoes. After getting all the materials, you can proceed with the instructions in cultivating the plant. Instructions Choose a spacious place in your house. Prepare a bed of sand and place the sweet potatoes in the sand. Make sure that you cover...