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I am sorry if this is a simple question but I have not been able to find an answer elsewhere.
I am going potatoes in a sack for the first time.
I should get some ‘earlies’ in late June / July and a main crop in September. My question is after I have harvested the ‘earlies’ do I start again by adding new compost and new tumbers or do I leave the original tumbers and compost in the sack and just take out the ‘earlies’ when harvesting lose in late June?
Once you harvest first earlies, that's it for this year. The seed potatoes you planted to produce the potatoes you harvested, will have turned to mush, therefore, no longer viable. You will need to clean the sack out and use the compost for something else.
It is the norm to plant potatoes between March and April.
First/second earlies - end march to mid april Main crop - mid april to late april