Growing potatoes in the field seems to be different than in the garden! You say to apply 240# per acre of Weekly Feed 3 times to field crops, yet you say to use 1# per 30′ bed applied 5 times in crops grown in the garden. Isn’t that quite different? Which is right and best for me to follow.

The thing we need to remember when comparing feeding a Grow-Bed or Soil-Bed (these terms are used interchangeably) with feeding field crops is that in the garden you are actually feeding 2 rows of plants at a time in a single 18″ bed. So 1 pound of Weekly Feed applied to 30 feet of row …

Feeding Potatoes and Other Single-Crop Flowering Varieties

Q. I was going through the FAQs at foodforeveryone.org, when I came across a point of feeding the potatoes five times. I believe that Mittleider’s books state four times, but the one time difference is not the point of this question. I was forcefully instructed by my neighbor who fancies himself a devout Mittleider devotee …