12 February 2017 18:32:16
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Well, I don't have a lot of success with potatoes but the Lord loves a tryer so I'm off again. I was very excited to find nice small packs of seed potatoes in Heatons at a real knock-down price so I treated myself to 3 little packets - two earlies and a second early. Wasn't sure about the second early but since the offer was 3 or the price of 2 I thought I'd take a chance.
Well everyone was talking about this "chitting" business so when i got home I fetched the little mini seed tray I got from Lidl a few seasons ago and I reckoned the spuds would be happy in the pots.
I carefully laid each variety in a separate section duly labelled. Next problem was keeping them in the light but frost-free so they moved into my store room. All was well until I was grabbing something in a hurry from said store room when Disaster! I tipped the whole thing onto the floor! I tried to figure which variety was which but I'm sure there will be some surprises later!
Decided this wasn't the best method so they got moved to the window-sill in egg-trays!
So now for the big question (or questions)
When are my Chits Chitted? When can they be put into the ground?
There appear to be many different opinions on this important matter so I would appreciate hearing how my fellow .iers manage theirs?