Added by on 2018-01-05

Really enjoyed the grow vertically. It was different, fun, and not as productive as I would have liked. The remaining tower containers are regular potatoes. Looking forward to how they work out. I love chatting with folks and answering questions. If you enjoy my videos, please like, comment and subscribe! You can subscribe by clicking this link and then you’ll get a notification every time I upload a video: http://www.youtube.com/user/c3voyage?sub_confirmation=1 Now, I’m on Facebook! Share your gardening thoughts and pictures! https://www.facebook.com/c3voyage/ . A little about my setup. I have a hydroponic greenhouse. I grow in a system I call FAWN which is a modified hydroponic drip system. The media I grow in is aged rice hulls with parboiled rice hulls mixed. This has proven to be a great mix for me. I use Masterblend fertilizer as my nutrients to every plant grown. I’ve been pretty successful with my setup growing hydroponic tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, squash, cucumbers, cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce, turnip greens, corn, potatoes, kale, carrots, beets, spinach, onions, leeks, and even okra! Everything a gardener would desire. I also dabble in other areas like growing in raised beds, growing in a ground garden, grafting, pond activities, growing fruits, and other projects on the homestead. Thank you so much for stopping in! Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsAmazing Sweet Potato Harvest: 139 lbs from 3 PotatoesRaised Sweet Potato Garden Tower DIYContainer Carrot HarvestTomato HarvestHydroponic Potato HarvestGrowing Sweet Potatoes Vertically

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20 Comments

  • Diadem Diadem 11 months ago

    You can steam the leaves…and it is so yummy!!!! or sautee. The sweet potato vines will produce roots if you bury to the ground.. the vines will continue to crawl and you can clip the tip as well and cook it..

  • Joko Heru Utomo 11 months ago

    percobaan yang sangat baik, pak. kita tak akan pernah tau kalau tidak mencoba. saya suka

  • Iowa Anne 11 months ago

    Thank you for showing failures. We call learn from both successes AND failures.

  • Kathy Brochu 11 months ago

    Hey you got something so i say its a blessing !

  • Gonzalo Leon 11 months ago

    Die Düngung ist nicht ausreichend

  • GOH BOMBA 11 months ago

    Stir fry the young green

  • GOH BOMBA 11 months ago

    Left it for 5 months you can harvest it to make more sweeter yummy , thanks for the video

  • GOH BOMBA 11 months ago

    Steam them

  • GOH BOMBA 11 months ago

    Eat the green stir fry it

  • Elaine Bates 11 months ago

    Pots too small!

  • 420lse 11 months ago

    Containers are too small. Go Bigger or go home. lol

  • wudntme54 11 months ago

    This was the best video I have watched in awhile. You don't often see someone post their fails but that is what happens sometimes in gardening. To tell you the truth I was just as disappointed as you were. I hope you get the issues solved and thanks again for posting this video.

  • Jim Battaglia 11 months ago

    I think the problem was lack of water

  • Rahel Manullang 11 months ago

    in my village,you must cut down about 20% from the brunches leaf,so that you get the fat pottatos after plant about 3 weeks
    sorry my English is bad hahaha

  • Deb Cobern 11 months ago

    A 5 gallon bucket would do you very well. I've seen a lot of videos where they are filled with beautiful tubers! Also, wait till the leaves die down before you harvest. The leaves are also edible. Keep up the good work!

  • Rick Pinnon 11 months ago

    would waterline to each bucket be a better ideal?

  • Home Grown Veg 11 months ago

    Hello Brent. There was no hiding your disappointment, and having several fails over the years myself, I know how it feels. That said, it's the disappointments that make the successes that much sweeter and worth chasing. I tried to grow sweet potatoes this year for the 1st time and had a fail, but I think I was doomed from the start. I think the climate in the UK is all wrong. The summer weather is not hot enough and not long enough for sweet potatoes. I know you won't give in and that you will keep chasing a good result, so good luck for next year. HGV.

  • Zeldabug24 11 months ago

    Think I will cut some 55 gallon barrels in half and make two 30 gallon potato planters. I'll start the bottom layer in soil and then do the hulling of them with decomposing woodchips…since I have so much of them lol. Hope it will work. I hear people use hay and do well.

  • Midwest Gardener 11 months ago

    Not a fail as long as you learn something. I agree about the foliage. Pretty to look at while they grow.

  • CB's Greenhouse and Garden 11 months ago

    Dang brother I was so hoping to see a pile of taters come out of those. Hey good learning experience for sure!
    One never knows until he grows! From what it looks like maybe the bucket is to tight for them to grow in?
    Was mighty dry so that could have been part of it as well? Guess we will find out when you grow them next time out the top instead of the sides to see.
    It's never a fail my friend when trying new things. Only way to find out what works and what don't. I think you done a great job! Still can not believe how warm it is there. That 23 degrees killed all my peppers and maters that were outside so I'm done with that part for the winter.
    Greenhouse is still doing good but killing me in the cost of propane to heat it.
    Keep up the great work buddy!