Container gardening is a great idea for urban dwellers and homeowners who have limited space. It is also an easy way for gardeners to increase their produce in a controlled environment. Growing potatoes in a barrel reduces the appearance of weeds and exposure to fungi and pests. Furthermore, you don’t risk damaging the potatoes with a shovel during harvest time. Simply tip the container over to get your potatoes.
Here is an article from Greenupgrader.com that teaches you how to grow a hundred pounds of potatoes in a barrel in 4 easy steps.