Saturday 10 October 2015

Things to do this week

Published 25/03/2014 | 02:30

* Sow early potatoes in single rows, 15cm deep, 25cm apart and 45cm between rows. Main-crop spuds are sown in mid to late April. Increase spacing to 35cm.

* It is vitally important to include potatoes in your crop rotation as they are susceptible to disease if grown in the same ground year on year.

* Earlies will be ready about 14 weeks after sowing. Maincrops take 18 weeks.

* For a GIY video tutorial on growing spuds check out detail/potatoes.

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