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Perfect Potatoes Selector - Online Potato Guide

…then use our easy-to-use potato selector guide to help you find your perfect potato! Step 1: Select your potato cropping type Firstly, you need to decide what type of potato you want to grow. There are 4 main types of potato, which are explained below: First Early Potatoes * - These are generally…

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How To Grow Sweet Peas

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 16th May 2014

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Gardening Glossary - Glossary of Gardening Terms

potato with the most eyes - often the widest end. Potatoes should be chitted with the rose end facing upwards. Runner A trailing stem growing above ground and rooting at the nodes, where plantlets are produced (e.g. strawberries). Some plants produce underground runners. Second cropping potatoes

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How to Grow Plants in Raised Beds

…group of crops e.g clubroot in Brassicas. The main crop groups include legumes such as peas and beans, Alliums such as onions, garlic and leeks, Brassicas such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, root crops such as carrots and beetroot and plants of the potato family including potatoes and…

What to do in the garden in July

…your crop. * • Harvest beetroot, peas, carrots, chard, potatoes, salad leaves, lettuce and tomatoes this month. * • Water your fruit and vegetable crops daily in warm weather. Try to ensure that they are consistently moist. * • Use grass clippings as a mulch around potato plants…

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How to Grow Onions and Shallots

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How to grow Runner Beans

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd August 2014

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How To Grow Strawberries

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How To Grow Raspberries

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Garden Machinery Safety

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How to grow tomatoes

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 21st March 2014

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How to Plant Peonies

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 5th August 2011

…was old or had previously been used for planting something else, your potato plants may have been lacking in nutrients. When growing potatoes in bags and containers it’s best to feed them every other week with a special potato fertiliser which has the right balance of nutrients for high tuber…

How To Grow Wistera

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How To Grow Fruit Trees

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd May 2014

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What to do in the garden in August

…left in the ground to keep growing. * • Continue to harvest second early potatoes now - perfect for salads! * • Start harvesting your maincrop potatoes as the leaves yellow and die back. Try storing your potatoes in hessian sacks which exclude light but allow adequate ventilation. * •…

How to Set Up a Drip Irrigation System

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th April 2014

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How To Grow Lavender

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Top 10 Summer Flowering Bulbs

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Thompson & Morgan facebook question and answer session March 4th

…keep them well watered. You may find that you will lose this year’s crop or have a reduced crop, but once they are settle in normal crop production should resume. Name: Anna Simon Question: How do I know when potatoes have 'finished' chitting and are ready for planting out? How long do they…

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 29th June 2012

…have got a potato plant there! Potatoes will often grow from tubers left in the ground from the previous year. Leave them to flower and let the foliage turn yellow and begin to die back. Then you can dig the plant up and see how many potatoes you have. The main problem with potatoes that grow from…

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer SEssion 8th July 2011

…hardy crops such as Brassicas and garlic really require their own space as they are not fast growing crops. There are winter salad crops that you could grow but these really need cloche protection. The main reason for interplanting is to maximise space by cultivating a quick growing crop that can…

Facebook Question and Answer session 11th July 2014

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook horticultural question and answer session

…them in the autumn for protection. Name: Alec Davey Question: I planted some potatoes on the first of September. Will I be able to eat at them at Christmas? Answer: It is normally recommended that 2nd Cropping potatoes are planted outdoors in early August. If they are planted in a protected…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 20th September 2013

…blight spores over-winter on dead plant tissue and infected potato tubers left in the ground. There is some ongoing research into the spore's ability to over-winter in the soil but no conclusions have been reached yet. Blight spores are mainly carried in on the wind and there's nothing you can apply…