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How to grow potatoes in towers

Sunset's Johanna Silver shows how to get a great potato harvest from the coolest planters yet

Potato towers
Photo and story by Johanna Silver

Potato towers: Getting started

March 13 — I snagged a bunch of reed screening from the nearest Home Depot and chopped it into smaller sizes (it came 12' tall!).

I found that I needed to wrap it around last year's tomato cages to give it some shape.

Rebar stakes secure the cages to the ground.

See what inspired these potato towers

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