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I Grew Purple Potatoes!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Birch Run Farm, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    OMG! Look at these! I dug up just two of the plants so far.

    Purple taters with mini gourds and an ambercup squash






    I put some with a sliced onion in some foil with Italian dressing, some rosemary then sealed it up and threw it on the grill with my Mesquite chicken wings.

  2. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    What variety are those???
  3. peapickinchicks

    peapickinchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, KY
    Did you mean to grow purple taters, or did they just end up purple. And if you did mean to grow them where did you find em' I would love to serve some at a church social?[​IMG]
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Those are gorgeous!!!!!
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2008
  5. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Gorgeous! My neighbor used to grow different varieties. It sure makes a pretty plate of food. Are they "ALL Blues" "Blue tomcats" or "Purple Peruvian" ??? So curious they are gorgeous.
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2008
  6. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Which reminds me, since I only have to work a half-day today, I'm going home now to start digging the area for our fourth raised bed. Maybe future potato-land!
  7. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Gorgeous, absolutely beautiful! I love looking at fresh vegetables and comparing and constracting the colors.
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I grew those 2 years ago and LOVED them. Nice job!
  9. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are great, I just picked some of my purple and blue potatoes yesterday.

    There is alot of variety of colored potatoes, go on some sites like Wood Prairie Farm and you can order seed potatoes.
  10. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 10, 2007
    Purple Chicken is gonna be sooo jealous!! [​IMG]

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