How to harvest early potatoes

In this video guide, Monty Don harvests his first 'Charlotte' new potatoes of the year.

Monty Don is harvesting his early ‘Charlotte’ potatoes, having grown them using two different methods – traditionally in rows with the plants being regularly earthed up, and in raised beds with no earthing up. Watch the video to find out which method produced the biggest crop of new potatoes, and whether all the work of earthing up reaped better results.

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