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Planting out Potatoes

Planting out Potatoes

After much hard work we got our potatoes planted out on Sunday. Folklore has it that they should be in the ground before St. Patrick’s day (17th March) and we only missed this by a day – which I think is pretty good going for us! The plot they are in was all grass a […]

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  20th March 2012   No comments
Chitting Potatoes

Chitting Potatoes

We have to be very careful how we talk about this at home, it’s a very tricky word to get right, for obvious reasons! Before you plant potatoes outside, it’s a really good idea to allow them to ‘chit’ indoors first as it encourages the seed potatoes to sprout before planting. So here’s what you […]

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  15th March 2012   No comments