March 15, 2002, Newsletter Issue #25: Prevent Rot

Tip of the Week

When storing your potatoes in a cool place there is always the chance of bacteria and rot forming.
To help prevent this, try putting some dried sprigs of sage, rosemary, and/or lavender in with your potatoes.
Researchers have found that the oils in these herbs suppress sprouting and inhibit the growth of bacteria that can cause potatoes to rot.

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