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Apr 3, 2019
Sure thing! Anytime!! I imagine it will, let me know if something goes astray. The first year for all jobs is rough, but I'm sure you're already aware haha. Honestly you're doing your best and I imagine your students are taking notice. In a good way though. You're doing good man, keep it up!
Apr 2, 2019
I would let it spread freely lol just keep an eye for wilting
Also how adorable of your students! I imagine your classroom is a fun experience in of itself haha
Mar 31, 2019
Also did you use a seed potato or a potato from the grocery store? Grocery store potatoes are treated a seed inhibitor so that way they don't sprout in the grocery store. A.k.a. it may not bear fruit
Mar 31, 2019
Is it spreading out? If so that's natural for potatoes so no need to fret lol! That's usually the part you want to cover because that's what fruits later on. Also, in most cases, no you do not want to change the soil. It's not a dumb question though! Rather you want to amend the soil. Usually with a wee bit of compost since fertilizers are very specific.
Mar 31, 2019
The reason for a cover being that bare sun can turn the potatoes green or even overwhelm the plant. Potatoes are odd... and obody likes a green potato haha! Also make sure the soil is evenly moist or a tad bit dry. If you need to start over no need to fret! This is a pretty good time to start potatoes too. I know this was kinda long winded lol hope this helps and good luck! Let me know if you have any more questions :)
Mar 31, 2019
On that potato plant...I'm not sure how you're growing it but I imagine its indoors in a container no? If so I suggest moving it outside during the day. Maybe even a bigger pot too? Make sure the soil drains water well (garden sand and perlite are great additives) and that theres a cover over the top soil. Hay and newspaper are great for that cover and will eventually compost for a little permaculture lol. If you use newspaper make sure you cut an X where you planted the seed potato.
Mar 31, 2019
Oh how cool! I remember that being a fun subject, biology at least but maybe that's just me haha. Also thank you, you're too sweet!
Mar 31, 2019
I just saw your bio and, if you don't mind me asking, what kind of teacher are you? Also I'm slowly but surely becoming more and more entranced by your page and what you have to say. Please stay awesome!

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