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Early Potatoes

25 February 2013 20:22:21

Planted the first veriety of our early spuds today, Rocket, planted 6 bags, all our early spuds will be grown in bags, 30 bags in total....


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 25 February 2013 20:34:01

Are they in drills, or potato bags? I know. Stupid question. Is it not a bit early for planting? Hope you can cover them with this frosty weather.


LNolan LNolan 25 February 2013 20:46:04

Best of luck with them guys. Had you them chitting or did you sow them direct?

Ive got some chitting atm. Duke Of York for bags, Sarpo Mira for outside.


chilipepper chilipepper 25 February 2013 20:54:48

Hi Jacinta, in bags, in the greenhouse at the moment, will be till weather warms up


Jacinta D Jacinta D 25 February 2013 20:55:49

Ooops, sorry. I didn't read your journal properly. :)


chilipepper chilipepper 25 February 2013 21:02:11

Hi Liam, had them chitting for about 4 weeks, Rocket, Duke of York, Sharpes express and Orla for bags, Roosters and Pink Fir Apple for the ground........


Hoeys Hoeys 26 February 2013 13:52:07

good luck.. home grown spuds are the best....


chilipepper chilipepper 26 February 2013 14:00:40

Hi, Jurga, yep you cant beat them, will be planting up 30 bags with early and second early spuds and will be planting 52 tubers in the ground!


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