Potatoes thrive on horse manure in old tires

ERJ staff report (BC)

Cardiff, UK – At Wales Online, Rhodri Morgan offers a tip for protecting growing potato plants from the unseasonably late frosts which the UK is experiencing.

Morgan stacks one end-of-life tire on top of another and fills the bottom one with fresh horse manure. The top tire is filled with an earth/compost mixture, with one potato planted in a small-diameter tire or two in larger ones.

Morgan reports a good success rate in protecting the tender plants from frost.

He said: “I swear to you…

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