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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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Potatoes,part of the night shade family.2011.

26 February 2011 10:12:59
In the seed room.

In the seed room.

Known as members of the night shade family,Potatoes,[Solanum tuberosa],i have started off those,on trays a few weeks ago.The trays this year will range from Rooster,Golden wonder,Red Duke of York,Desiree, and Charlotte.They will be arranged to suit containers,earlies,second earlies,and maincrop.Tomatoes are also members of the night shade family and the only setback with them and Potatoes is that well known problem,Potato Blight.That will travel from one to the other as both suffer from it.I keep them apart to be on the safe side.I will add pictures when they develop more as seed Potatoes.


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Cloncaw Cloncaw 26 February 2011 11:23:29

I'm amazed at the amount of veg you grow and everything is so well organised.


J.D. J.D. 26 February 2011 12:58:49

Holy Moly!


fran m fran m 26 February 2011 14:18:20

John you are so well organised, well done and best of luck as always.


Ladybird Ladybird 26 February 2011 16:58:01

Plenty of sustenance there John!


kitty kitty 26 February 2011 22:00:24

my god john do you ever slow down. you must have a huge seed room. would love to see a picture of it


Johnplotman Johnplotman 28 February 2011 17:19:19

Many thanks,all.

 


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