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very interesting artical does planting vary from region to region ie how much warmer is south off england to yorkshire thanks adiee rated this highly as I have grown potato's with out success loads of vegitation and no potato's at the end
I have started the process of growing sweet potato slips by submerging half a sweet potato in a jar of water, with the other half sticking out the top. After weeks and weeks of nothing, it has finally grown a very good root system. However
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?
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.
Oh yes, I did harvest the first potatoes and they tasted wonderful. I want to conserve the small ones for next year. The problem we faced last year was that most of the potatoes dried out or rotted away. Now I want to keep them in sawdust, in our
I've seen blight on most potato crops on my allotment site. As for my own crop of earlies, I've recently sheared them all, dug up half of them, and will shortly dig up and store the remaining crop. What I've harvested so far have been great
Hi all, I am looking to plant my potato tubers this weekend (first earlies) but a few have gone slightly soft. Will they still be ok to plant; they have chitted quite well so far too, Thanks. That's perfectly fine. Just get them in, weather
My windowsills are always chock-a-block with plants so I am always looking for ways to save space. I had some seed potatoes that were just sprouting at the eyes but they needed a bit more time, so it was either them on the windowsill or my cuttings
Impulse bought 2 lots of seed potatoes (buy 1 get 1 half-price!) 1 pack of early -Pentland Javelin and 1 pack of lates-Golden Wonder. Just reading the instructions I find the planting time is March and harvest time is June for both types
I agree, I can't even think about gardening at the moment; without a pneumatic drill my parsnips will have to stay in the ground! I do however plan to go to Potato Day at Garden Organic at the end of the month, so maybe inspiration will hit me