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3 potato bags

5/5/12 The Google-fu is strong and it looks like my potatoes are being attacked by the Colorado Potato Beetle:

http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef312.asp

5/5/12 Sprayed everything with Green Light Neem Concentrate

5/5/12 Inspected the bottom of the leaves and found a wee bunch of about a dozen small yellow eggs. Got rid of it immediately. Here’s hoping the Neem works because I really don’t want to have to bring out the “big guns”.

This planting has been archived (Other).

Sown from my Potato, blue Tubers.

Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 3

Plant Potato Solanum tuberosum 3452
Variety All blue 64

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Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived
Potatoes, Blue   Potatoes, Blue

Solanum tuberosum

crochetkim MALVERN AR, United States MALVERN AR, Unite... 26 Apr 13 04 May 14 (Other)

Milestones

  • 04 Jun 2012
    Harvesting

    Harvesting day 80

    Harvested all the potatoes because they started dying down. The biggest one is about 4".

    item 6.0 lb

  • 08 May 2012

    Flowering day 53

    Just one flower so far but I’ll take it. :-)

  • 05 May 2012

    Budding day 50

    Being munched by some sort of black & beige striped beetle

  • 15 Apr 2012
    Growing

    Growing day 30

  • 04 Apr 2012

    Showing True Leaves day 19

  • 31 Mar 2012

    Sprouting day 15

    Yeah, baby! The potatoes have sprouted!

  • 16 Mar 2012

    Sown day 0


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