Slips? ya got me on that one. I took a potato from the bag that my wife had been using that had sprouted and put it in the pail and covered it with compost, when the leaves started growing and came up through the dirt, I covered them with dirt, and continued doing this until the bucket was filled, then left it alone until yesterday. It was just an experiment. I had read somewhere about container gardening and wanted to see if it would work,How many slips did you plant?
Ain't no thang! I had just never heard the term "Slips" used in reference to Irish potato before. Don't know if they have a term for the pieces, that you cut the potato into? Don't know why someone felt the need to coin a term for the sprout off of a Sweet? Probably just wanted to confuse things.Well, I looked it up and that is indeed what slips are. I'm sorry, didn't mean to confuse anyone. That's just what I'd heard them called.
In any case, six potatoes from one is pretty good.