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sotongeoff

Well known only to you I suspect-I need proof that such a seed potatoe ever existed or such a crop was produced.

Can you do that-with a link jon cob?

Netherfield

That story reminds me of a post on the old BBC site, methinks jon cob maybe related to ' Grid Gardener' or other nom de plume.

sotongeoff

Surely that cannot be the case?-I wonder if they know each other?

Leggi
What varieties are people growing this season? I've started to chit my first earlies (Charlotte) and have some Picasso on order as a main crop. Not yet decided if we're going to be growing any others yet, but we're going to be growing in large containers as they seem to crop better and it makes it much easier to harvest.
Busy-Lizzie

I'm just growing Charlotte. Grew them for the first time last year on daughter's advice and they were great. Cropped early as new potatoes, left them in the ground and they got bigger through the summer and dug the last ones in Jan. First they were firm and waxy, then they got more floury so that by autumn and winter they did for chips, mashed and baked. They are chitting at the moment.

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Dovefromabove

Jon cob - read properly - I did not mentiion preaching, it was Geoff, referring to Colin Bowcock Fan.

However, as you so rightly point out - "facts are facts" - QED 

SwissSue

I've just read all the quoted forums, LOL, definitely one and the same, but what I really wonder is, where on earth did he go to school, he must have spent his time looking out of the window during English, Spelling and Maths lessons!

Dovefromabove

He lives in the US and English is not his first language.  I believe he grew up in Israel.

SwissSue

Ah, he lives in the US, that probably explains it, I've heard everything is twice as big there . Actually, I think that due to his bragging, he doesn't have many friends and uses these forums to get some attention, have to feel sorry for him really.

sotongeoff

Jon Cob-or whatever you real name is

Just  so you understand-if you were a genuine person there would be no need to keep signing in under different names-I  think we all now now what pleasure you get out of forums-just causing disruption- which in your warped world is pleasure

I realise you are now wetting youself because someone is reacting to you but I can play this game all day long -this is just a warning to others not to interact with you and you pathetic comments.

Have a nice day

sotongeoff

Rowlocks

Can do this all day long

sotongeoff

gridgardener-bed time now

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figrat
I'm trying spuds for the first time this year ( though I've had very reasonable results from ones that appeared spontaneously, presumably from peelings in my compost!) I've got some Sharp's Express chitting away, how many shoots should they have before I plant them out?
Netherfield

For 'Sharpes' I usually leave 3 chits and rub any others off, good choice a very tasty potato.

figrat
Thanks for that...looking forward to harvest!

I grew a load of different varietites last year, 2 earlies, 2 second earlies, 2 maincrop & charlottes.  The charlottes did the best.  I had to lift all very early as I got blight, but the biggest crop came from the Charlottes & they lasted way longer than the others.  I saw an Ulster spud in one of the GW recommends so I'm gonna try and get hold of it.  Am defo gonna grow Charlottes again, but I'll try leaving them in the ground longer this year.

Dovefromabove

Most of us share information about our garden Jon cob, some of us post photos.  Care to share your garden with us ?