Rich, well drained soil-Covington’s Soil Builder w/Shale Seed Potatoes
Ferti-lome Gardener’s Special (11-15-11) or Dusting Sulfur – for dusting cut potatoes
Organic – Happy Frog Organic Fertilizer
Preparing the Soil:
Potatoes are best grown in full sun, and in rich, well drained soil which can be achieved by tilling Covington’s Soil Builder (includes compost, green sand and expanded shale) in to existing soil. Raise the planting area as necessary to further ensure good drainage. It is particularly important to provide excellent drainage in order to prevent rot from destroying your plants. Potato planting sites…
A helpful chart of vegetable planting dates for North Texas.