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Hi all, can anyone help me please.When I was young, my dad had a potato planter. Thats what he used it for, but it may have been a bulb planter? anyway it had long handles, you pushed it into the soil with your foot (as you do when digging
I'm new to all this gardening, but I've got a lovely sun soaked patio and I'd like to grow some veg, particularly potatoes. It'll have to be in pots, any advice on when to plant potatoes and in what? Any help would be VERY much appreciated. When you
my potato plant has produced a small bunch of fruit bodies. they are very similar in look to a small green tomato. when cut open it has small seed and smells like a tomato. when I lifted the plant there were tuber attatched. any ideas ? I
I got mine from R H S wisley.the early potatoes were from thomson & morgan 2kg sacks problem was that you got a few large ones and tiddly ones, not even half a tray, far from happy. I have left mine on a window sill, but there is some kind of grey
This is my first year growing potatoes but last year my tomatoes suffered from blight so this informaton is useful i have just started with a veg garden, i have chosen potatoes as we can use them as a novice i need lots of help,which your site
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