Do You Plant the Eyes of the Potato Up or Down When Planting Seed Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. When planting seed potatoes, plant the potatoes two to three inches deep with the eyes pointing up. This will allow the tubers to grow towards the surface and reach light.

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Stephanie Manning started her writing career in 2007. She writes for a number of online publishers, including eHow and GardenGuides. She obtained certifications in horticulture, business and nursing from the Walton Career Development Center.