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05/07/2014 at 22:42
I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throughout summer.
I had a really good crop two years back when it rained all summer.
05/07/2014 at 23:17

We dug up a plant today, they should be ready according to T&M but they're still little more than marbles.  Rain and time.  Lots of.

05/07/2014 at 23:47
If you add too much water you get less flavour; Water is cheap when translated into heavier potatoes.

In our own gardens most of us go for good flavour rather than heavy tasteless crops. Just compare the taste of a home-grown tomato versus a shop-bought one.
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