Growing potatoes in pots will certainly make your patio more productive, but is it, as suggested by How to Grow 100lbs of Potatoes in Four Square Feet, possible to create a bumper harvest by continually earthing up the plants? The idea is that by earthing them up all the way to the top of a large container, the plants will send out far more stolons and the container will, by harvest time, be bung full of spuds, all the way to the top.
In Potatoes in Containers we looked at expert opinion, which takes a very dim view of the likelihood of this. However, a number of garden bloggers have given it a go. So, how have they fared?