Here was my DIY attempt at growing red potatoes in a bucket.
I had a big bucket that was leaking out the bottom. So I decided to cut the bottom off and try to grow red potatoes in it. I planted the potatoes in the ground and as it grew, I put the bucket over top of it. After it grew 6 inches, I added 3 inches of dirt. I did this again and again and I repeated this until the bucket was filled with dirt to the top.
I thought it would have had potatoes throughout the whole bucket. That was not the case. They only grew at the bottom. I thought that I got a pretty good harvest for such a small area. It may have worked better if I had planted the potatoes earlier, or if I would have waited a little longer to harvest them.
I will be trying some more things like this again this summer. You can follow me here at http://bobgomezjr.com or on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/c/bobgomezjr
Thank you for visiting and have a good harvest.
Bob Gomez Jr