Posted: 17/12/2012 at 19:13
Emmaandsam - There are loads of local Potato Days around the country every year where you can choose from many varieties - here's an example of a website promoting them:
Spuds start at 10p a tuber at the one I go to.
I had blight for the first time this year - I was growing the varieties I ususally do, Charlotte, Red Duke of York, and a 3rd one which escapes me at the moment and they all got it. I put it down to the weather and have fingers crossed for next year.