Once the potato foliage begins to die back the potatoes are ready for harvesting. They can be harvested earlier as we do if you want the new, small potatoes. Don't expect a huge yield of potatoes. We grow mainly for the new potatoes and a bit of fresh eating, not for storage. Potatoes routinely are on sale $7.99 for a 50 lb bag. I can't grow enough for what we would need to store through the winter to warrant taking up that much garden space in a smaller garden meaning the garden space I have is better used for produce I cannot buy inexpensively. By far the easiest way to harvest potatoes grown in containers is to simple tip the container over and pick out the potatoes. Here is the final video in the series showing the potato harvest.
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