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'Potatoes To Plant In Autumn'

How to grow potatoes in bags

…seed potatoes for Christmas which are becoming increasingly popular. Take a look at our potato selector guide to help you decide which potato varieties to grow. When to grow potatoes Potatoes are normally planted in March for harvesting throughout summer and autumn. They can also be planted in

How To Grow Potatoes in the Ground

…of the potato ridge after planting. Applying sulphur maximizes the yield and deters skin blemishes like Common Scab that are particularly troublesome in alkaline conditions. Begin preparing the planting site well in advance (November/ December) to allow the soil to settle before planting potatoes.

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How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In The UK

…or neutral soil. Plant sweet potatoes 30cm (12") apart, leaving 75cm (30") between each row. Where space is limited you can even grow sweet potatoes in containers or patio bags. Growing sweet potatoes Water sweet potato plants regularly. If growing your crop undercover, remember to open doors and…

Perfect Potatoes Selector - Online Potato Guide

…are going to plant your potato tubers in bags or in the ground. If you have plenty of space in your garden for a vegetable plot, or you are lucky enough to own an allotment, then you should probably grow yours in the ground. Click here to view our 'how to' guide for growing potatoes in the ground.…

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…and plants of the potato family including potatoes and tomatoes. If you have several raised beds, a different group of crops can be grown in each bed every year. In this way you can greatly reduce the risk of a certain pest or disease building up in the soil. Crop rotation can also allow you to make…

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…* In the school gardens we don't have room to plant potatoes in our beds. We are going to use Potato growing bags. Our compost bins are still too young to produce any compost as yet so can you advise what is the best compost to use? Also a sneaky second question - can we "companion" plant potatoes

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What to do in the garden in July

…crops daily in warm weather. Try to ensure that they are consistently moist. * • Use grass clippings as a mulch around potato plants to stop tubers near the surface from turning green. Alternatively earth up your potato plants as they grow. If you're growing potatoes in bags, gradually…

What to do in the garden in September

autumn and winter. Rain water is great for watering ericaceous plants such as blueberries, Rhododendrons and Camellias. What to do in the garden archive * Back to 'In the Garden this Month' * What to do in the garden in October * What to do in the garden in November * What to do in the garden in

What to do in the garden in August

…if you want to rearrange it in winter - it's much easier to do this if you have a reference point. * • Think about which bulbs you would like for next spring - now is the time to order ready for autumn planting. * • Order your perennial plants online now ready for autumn delivery. Other…

What to do in the garden in May

…systemic fungicide. * • Continue to weed beds and borders to prevent competition for water and nutrients. In the vegetable garden Colin Randel (Vegetable Product Manager) says... May is still a perfect month for planting asparagus, seed potatoes and the new autumn maturing rhubarb Livingstone.…

What to do in the garden in March

…the month plant your chitted early potatoes outside in the ground. If you don't have enough space for growing potatoes on your plot, why not try potato growing kits for your patio? To find out more growing potatoes in bags or in the ground, take a look at our potato growing guides. * • Plant

What to do in the garden in January

…for this). Potato Patio Planters are ideal for growing early potatoes in small spaces. * • If your greenhouse is unheated, protect your potato grow bags with horticultural fleece on cold nights. * • Remove yellowing leaves from your winter brassicas as they are no use to the plant and may…

What to do in the garden in February

…bedding plants to add colour to your patio. * • Order your onion sets and asparagus crowns now ready for planting in the spring. * • Order flower bulbs for summer colour such as Lily of the Valley and Gladioli in preparation for spring planting. * • If you fancy growing potatoes but…

What to do in the garden in October

…winter bedding plants. For winter plant ideas take a look at our 'How to plant up hanging baskets, flower pouches and containers' article. * • Autumn is the ideal time to plant Clematis plants. * • There is still time to direct sow hardy annuals. See 'what to sow and grow in October'. *…

What to do in the garden in November

…lagging to prevent damage caused by freezing weather conditions. * • Check any potatoes you have in storage. Prevent them rotting by storing them in hessian sacks or similar to allow air to circulate. * • Move container grown specimen plants to a sheltered spot in the garden to protect…

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What to sow and grow in April

…• Plant out asparagus crowns in well prepared permanent beds. * • Plant out chitted seed potatoes approximately 10-15cm below the soil surface or in potato planters on the patio. * • Plant out onion sets, shallot sets and garlic cloves for crops this summer. Now is your last chance to