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Old 23-01-2017, 05:58 PM   #45
tom bombadil
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Originally Posted by mollymag4 View Post
I know someone who grew potatoes in old tires. That is, the first layer of soil with the seed potato was within the rim of the first tire. As the top of the plant grew, another tire and more soil was added--the second tire sitting upon the first. And then when the top of the plant grew more, a third tire was added. I think he got to only 3 tires when it was time to dig up the potatoes. Don't know if the rubber, nylon etc. from the tires leached into the soil or not. He didn't complain about it.
He wasn't a big fat bloke was he? Dresses in white! Gives out lots of culinary stars to restaurants?

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