Potatoes

Chitting Potatoes
Potatoes

Chitting Potatoes

I frequently get asked by my colleagues at work “what’s going on in the garden?”  At this time of the year the response is quite frequently “there’s more action on the kitchen table than in the garden.”  Like a dirty student flat i have potatoes growing on my kitchen table […]

Potatoes – when to harvest
Potatoes

Potatoes – when to harvest

Many gardeners have been disappointed with a crop of tiny potatoes because they’ve harvested them too early.  Here are some very general guidelines to help tell you when they’re ready to harvest:

Potatoes

Potato Varieties Table

Potato independence day
Potatoes

Potato independence day

As the Americans celebrated Independence Day we took the opportunity to give our first early potatoes [Swift] their own kind of independence. Exactly twelve weeks after they went into the ground we harvested 13lbs of gorgeous looking spuds.