Posts Tagged ‘sweet potato’

Sweet Potato – Growing Slips

Q: Do you know where between Atlanta and Lake Burton I can find sweet potato plants? A: My dad used to buy them from Travis Hardware in Fayetteville but that emporium and its genial owner are no longer with us....


Yam Identification versus Sweet Potato

WHEN IS A YAM NOT A YAM?Thanksgiving Thoughts Rhoda Love Bulletin of the Native Plant Society of Oregon Last Thanksgiving I cooked some canned yams. At least the large print on the cans proclaimed them to be yams “Princella Brand...


Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato Ipomoea batatas Because of their need for long, warm growing conditions, sweet potatoes are often thought of as an exclusive Southern crop – in fact, most of the tropical world depends heavily on the sugary, easy-to-grow member of...