Urban sweet potato crops feeding the needy – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

By Tim Lee PHOTO: Most thought sweet potatoes could never thrive in Melbourne’s cool climate, but Les Baguley knew better. (Landline: Tim Lee) Les Baguley’s calloused hands scratch at the soil his family has tilled south-east of Melbourne for 120 years over four generations. From the tangle of purplish-green leaves and matted roots he plucks another giant tuber,

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes!

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Rooting Out | thoughtcascadeblog

By thoughtcascadeblog I rooted out Molokai purple sweet potatoes. One directly in a rain barrel, and the other in my house in case of frost. Cayennes are still blooming and that purple ornamental kale (yes you can eat it) is from last year. Since its up by the house it survived last years winter and its

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Lovely Sweet Potatoes ~ When will you be ready? – bluebird4udaily

By Bluebird4UDaily I planted one sweet potato in a container one-hundred and twelve days ago. From research they should have been withering up and turning very yellow on the leaves (vines) after one hundred days. So, I eagerly awaited the one hundred days to pass through the spring and summ…. Source: Lovely Sweet Potatoes ~ When

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