Sunset's Johanna Silver shows how to get a great potato harvest from the coolest planters yet
Photo and story by Johanna Silver
August 7 — The potato plants are dead, and I’ve let them sit for a few weeks while they suberize, meaning the skins harden, giving potatoes their special storing power.
I unwrapped the bamboo screening, and lifted up the cage. It’s a cinch! And sure enough, potatoes fell out the bottom.