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Starting potatoes early inside has anyone tried this?

We have crazy spring weather I think that is part of my problem growing potatoes. So I plan to start my potatoes inside this year. I am going to try and time this so my potatoes have roots and about 3" of plant growth before I plant them in the garden. When the weather here suddenly changes from 70 deg to 100 degrees every day about mid June I want my potatoe plants to be dig up before it gets hot.

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Its worth a try. I have grown a potato indoors in a pot just for the greenery.
Gardening at 5000 feet elevation, zone 4/5 Northern Utah, Frost free from May 25 to September 8 +/-

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