Harvesting Potatoes With Horsedrawn Plow in Romania

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Weather and soil conditions in Bucovina are favorable for planting potato crops. Potato growing is very important and common in this region, where they are a staple food. They are easy to store and grow well there. They are planted in long ridges, buried in piles of soil, above the ground. The plants are not planted too deeply, only at a few inches in depth, which makes harvesting potatoes with horsedrawn plow much easier. Having to deal with the sloped soil and the long distance between each ridge makes weeding very complicated unless it is performed with special machinery, such as a horse-drawn hoe. Affiliate links Garden Rake Heavy Duty Bow Rake Stainless Steel Handle Metal Rake for Lawn Hoeing pulls out weeds from between lines of plants and lefts them on the surface to die. Back in 2017, I wrote a post about horse hoeing, with a short demonstration video. If you haven’t read it yet, open it in a new tab to enjoy reading first. Harvesting potatoes planted in long ridges is easy because the ridge … Continue reading Harvesting Potatoes With Horsedrawn Plow in Romania