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Potato plans for 2010

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Potato plans for 2010

  “What do you think of my new bag?” I could see that Danny was fumbling for a polite response. “Well it’s ethnic…” In fact I was modelling a potato bag . Our local garden centre had them on offer 3 for the price of 2 so I snapped them up. Danny will be growing potatoes again this year. He’s organised to get seed potatoes from a farming friend. But these will be main crop potatoes and I have a yearning to grow some first earlies. I chose Swift – these can be ready to eat in just 7 weeks.  These will be followed a blight...

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