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I have some little potatoes (maris piper) from this years yeild can I leave them to sprout and use them to grow some more next year..if they will last that long or do I need seeding potatoes.. Im new to growing veg so any advice would be grateful
Been given some 2 grow. More difficult than usual ones. Any tips2 help putting off pests & preventing diseases? Oh well... Any general advice about growing potatoes in general then?
I grow potatoes and tomatoes and cucumbers in pots and grobags abd potato bags and hanging baskets every year .At the end of the season I am left with half full bags pots etc of compost which I usually put on the garden.I am struggling to find more
Hi All Can anybody recomend a good blight resistant Late potato to grow for storagr over winter. Yet again I have got blight on the tops this year as Monty Don suggested in Gardeners World a couple of weeks ago I cut off the tops and we are eating
This will be the first time I have ever grown potatoes. I am growing them in bags, as my Mother has been extremely sucessful with this method. Her Potatoes last year tasted gorgeous and my Husband and I loved going round to dinner! I took my seed
's more, this year I had to dispose of up to four diseased tubers per net. Next year I'll be more organised and buy them from the seed catalogues. I would also advise any first-time potato growers to ignore the growing instructions on some potato bags
Just noticed sacks of seed potatoes at my local homebase for 20p. i didn't notice what variety, they look desperate to go into the ground, some of the other grow your own products were reduced too.
my potatoes which they love which made me think of a decoy. I just couldnt get lettuce to grow so i cut up a potato, got bamboo skewers from the cookery isle in my supermarket, I pierced the potato with the skewer and slightly buried it, using
Hi All. Just been putting pen to paper and planning out my veggie beds for the coming year. I am wondering about growing some sweet potatoes for a change. I find they go really well in curries, with and without meat, and my grandson likes them
gentle exploration careful not to break roots may be worth it . I would not have thought a greenhouse would make much difference but water will, not enough small potatoes too much and they can rot. If the tops are healthy and still growing they should