We were thrilled when Kristal from Rikrak contacted us to guest post on her popular blog with a sampling of the plant projects we've been undertaking. For those of you not familiar, we've been trying our hand at growing a few sack fulls of sweet potatoes straight from the scraps of an organic potato we had on hand when making dog treats one afternoon.
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Official Sweet Potato Update:
We are now at right around the 3 month mark from originally trying to sprout our sweet potato and here's what we're currently looking like both indoors and in our outside coffee sack:
While they haven't taken off like crazy vines outdoors yet, they've seemed to have taken root well and continue to grow slowly. Indoors is a whole other story...
As you can gather, we've let things run a little wild in our windowsill garden! We're not sure yet whether or not we'll plant that big ole' vine or just leave it be to do its thing, but we'll be sure to let you know either way.
Here's what we started with:
We're hoping to find blooms by August and be able to have something to show for this big sweet potato project come September!