The Edible Garden — Planting Potatoes in Spring

Join The New York Botanical Garden’s Sonia Uyterhoeven as she gears up for the upcoming summer exhibition ‘The Edible Garden’. In this installment she shows you how to plant potatoes in spring. To ask Sonia (or our other gardening experts) your own questions, visit: The Edible Garden Throughout the summer and into autumn, The Edible Garden, celebrates growing and preparing great food. Set throughout the Botanical Garden’s spectacular 250-acre landscape, The Edible Garden will feature numerous vegetable gardens and multiple displays, demonstrations from food and gardening experts, celebrity appearances during four festival weekends, and exciting programs that demonstrate the bounty, economy, and nutritional value of edible plants. Proceeds benefit the Childrens Gardening program. For more information visit:

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  1. Thank you for a very professional video. There are other potato videos, but this is the best I think. I like how you came back several weeks later and showed the plant growing and how to cover with half the trench and then mulch later. Nice job!

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