How to Harvest Potatoes

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Harvest potatoes after the flowering vines die. Loosen soil with a potato fork instead of a spade to avoid cutting tubers. Pull the plant and attached tubes from the soil.

Keywords: Harvest potatoes, Potato fork, Tubers

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