The heat is starting to climb, so the early season stuff is starting to struggle a bit. Looks like terra cotta beats plastic and big beats small. There you go, empirical evidence of a fact everyone already knew: plants prefer the expensive pots

    1 month ago

    Not OP, but here’s what I harvested after growing potatoes in a 5 gallon home cheapo bucket with holes drilled on the bottom. They’re not particularly big, but it was somewhere between 3-5 pounds worth. The decision to grow a potato was very spur of the moment, not well researched, and last minute (I think we started it toward the end of June).

    Effort to yeild ratio was very favorable. Other than adding a few inches of dirt every few weeks I didn’t so a thing to the plant.