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My Version of Winning the Lottery

July 30th, 2009 at 05:53 pm

Yes, I won the Potato Lottery!

Potatoes! Alleluia! I am blessed!

I actually returned the potato seed to the nursery because they were shriveled and wrinkled. I planted them, but then became disgusted at their black, blotchy appearance and convinced myself they were no good.

I was so surprised when healthy green shots sprung up two weeks later.

Then I endured three consecutive weeks of nightly slug picking. They decimated my once healthy plants despite my best efforts.

The tops began dying back a few weeks ago, and because they never had a chance to flower before the slugs took over, i figured there'd be no tubers.

WRONG. I harvested half my crop, only becus mosquitoes were biting. I dug up 6 lbs. of big, beautiful, red potatoes!!!!

I hereby declare tomorrow Potato Salad Day!

6 Responses to “My Version of Winning the Lottery”

  1. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Yummy! I love red potatoes!

  2. shiela Says:


  3. Thrifty Ray Says:

    Good for you. I love all things red potatoed...what a payload...

  4. Broken Arrow Says:

    Congrats! Try not to eat it all in one place. Big Grin

  5. Ima saver Says:

    That's great!

  6. dmontngrey Says:

    Ooh, that's not a bad lottery to win! They look so good!! Red potatoes are absolutely delicious.

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