Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you'll want to consider trying this method to grow some. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks, and it requires only minimal care.
What's even better is that this potato tower can last throughout the growing season. Start one tower in spring to have potatoes through the summer, another in the summer to last until autumn and a final one in late summer to get you through to early winter. These towers keep warm and moist up until November, meaning you can feed your family even longer.
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1. Build the tower
Take fencing and create an upright cylinder about 2 to 3 feet in diameter.
2. Line the tower with straw
Fill the bottom of the tower with straw, and add about a foot of soil. Place the seed potatoes about three to four inches from the edge, about six inches apart from one another.
3. Fill it to the top
Continue layering the tower with straw, soil and potatoes until it's filled up all the way.
4. Water properly
Keep the potato tower soil moist but not oversaturated. In about three months you'll be ready to reap the benefits!
5. Tear down the tower
Begin tearing down the tower from the bottom up. Reach in and begin grabbing potatoes, and carefully take the others as you make your way through the rest of the soil and hay.
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Just look at these potatoes. In the video below, you'll see that the tower yielded pounds of potatoes from just one two-pound bag of seed potatoes.
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For more information on growing potatoes, check out the tips at Common Sense Home.
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