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By Gwen Cornwell
Remember When 

Springing Into Some Tater Talk

 


Do you remember the old philosophy of planting your seed potatoes on Good Friday so you could have potatoes by the 4th of July? I remember planting a lot of seed potatoes, doing a lot of hoeing, and picking a lot of potato bugs, but I don’t remember having potatoes on the 4th of July.

Does anyone have memories of using the potato peelings for planting? Maybe this started during the Depression years, when nothing went to waste. The cook of the house just peeled the spuds extra thick and planted the peelings. The household potato supply was probably pretty short and had lots of eyes and sp...



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