Potato gardening

Learn the best tips and techniques for successful potato gardening. Grow your own delicious and nutritious potatoes with these expert gardening tips and increase your harvest.
Plant potatoes in traditional or raised beds with grocery store seed potatoes. All potatoes, including Russet, prefer cool weather. Practice hilling by adding a few inches of soil as plants grow, and avoid Colorado potato beetles to enjoy delicious new potatoes any time. #when #plant #potatoes When To Plant Potatoes, Planting Seed Potatoes, Potato Garden, Potato Growing, Manure Tea, Outdoor Garden Bar, Plant Potatoes, Salad Garden, Container Potatoes

The Best Time to Plant Potatoes

Plant potatoes in traditional or raised beds with grocery store seed potatoes. All potatoes, including Russet, prefer cool weather. Practice hilling by adding a few inches of soil as plants grow, and avoid Colorado potato beetles to enjoy delicious new potatoes any time. #when #plant #potatoes

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I buy my seed potatoes online or from the garden centre so I know what variety I’m growing, how long they take and how much space they need. 

Different varieties of potatoes are class as either first early second early or maincrop. First earlies are the quickest to grow giving you ‘new potatoes’
Second earlies take a few weeks longer and maincrop - think your big roasting / mashing spuds are maincrop and take 18-20 weeks. I grow mostly first and second earlies in containers because they are quick and don’t need as much space. 

Leaving your potatoes in a light area to sprout is a process known as ‘chitting’ you don’t have to do it it just gets your pla Planting Seed Potatoes, Potato Barrel, Grow Potatoes In Container, Container Potatoes, Potato Planters, Potato Gardening, Seed Potatoes, Growing Sweet Potatoes, Cute Potato

Planting Seed Potatoes

1.3M views · 95K likes | Martha 🏳️‍🌈 |📍London on Instagram: "Lots more info in the caption- so if you want to try this give it a read! I buy my seed potatoes online or from the garden centre so I know what variety I’m growing, how long they take and how much space they need. Different varieties of potatoes are class as either first early second early or maincrop. First earlies are the quickest to grow giving you ‘new potatoes’ Second earlies take a few weeks longer and maincrop - think…

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