[permaculture] No-till potatoes - surface cultivation and deep mulching

Lisa in Oregon lisamaciver8 at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 30 23:55:16 EDT 2007


Would a layer of cardboard or newspapers help ensure the light 
didn't get through?  You'd need some mulch for the potatoes to grow 
in, but not as thick a layer as if you are using that to block light 
too.  Soil is better at blocking light than straw or hay...

>   need to make sure that the mulch layer is always thick enough 
>   so that your potatoes don’t go green. For harvesting you 



 
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