Can You Plant Shriveled Potatoes?

Can You Plant Shriveled Potatoes?

So you decided to plant potatoes this year! You’re excited and confident until you go to pull your seed potatoes out of storage and…they’re shriveled. Does that mean they’ve all gone bad? Will squishy, wrinkled potatoes actually produce healthy potato plants? Yes, you can plant shriveled potatoes. Even though shriveled seed potatoes don’t look appetizing,…

Can Onions and Beans Be Planted Together?

Can Onions and Beans Be Planted Together?

Beans and onions shouldn’t be planted together. That’s the conventional wisdom. It’s accepted in gardening textbooks, and it’s taught in horticultural schools across the world, but, why can’t onions and beans be planted together? From my experience, beans and onions work well together, so I was amazed to learn that there was in fact a…