Monty Don’s potato trial (part one) Watch the first part of Monty Don's potato-growing trial, with tips on variety selection and planting.. By BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Published: Thursday, 1 August, 2019 at 3:38 pm Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Which is the best first-early potato for flavour? Monty Don is on a mission to find out, as he plants a selection of varieties, showing you how to make a planting drill and how far apart to space them for the best harvests. Monty Don’s potato trial part two Advertisement Advertisement Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Tags Fruit and vegetables GW TV programme Monty Don Planting Potatoes Programme clips Video Vegetable Allotment Kitchen garden Large garden Medium garden Small garden Veg plot Latest Grow plants Working at home – quick gardening breaks Travel and events BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair You may also like Grow plants How to plant globe artichokes Grow plants How to practise crop rotation with veg Offers 10 plants only £9.99 Fragrant phlox Carpet your garden in creeping phlox's aromatic blooms with this 10 plant collection, two each of five varieties. This hardy rockery plant flowers from April to June in range of pretty colours. Buy now for early summer colour Offer Ends: Monday, 14 June, 2021 18 for just £15 Fabulous foxgloves Dramatic flowering spires make an impressive statement in late-spring and summer. Pollinators will flock to your garden to enjoy the nectar-rich blooms of these six varieties. Buy now for bees Offer Ends: Monday, 31 May, 2021 Travel and events BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair Enjoy a day out at the brand-new BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair.