In this post, I mentioned that I’d seen a post about planting potatoes to grow for Christmas. I planted up three potato bags, with three tubers in each, using the compost remaining in my old green compost bin – 4 inches below and 4 inches above. I gave the bags a good soaking after placing them on the shady patio. Continue reading “The (Final) Potato Diaries of 2019”
While we are still working our way through the pots of Swift first early potatoes (we’ve eaten the potatoes from two pots, have one nearly empty, and one not touched), with Nicola (one pot) and Desiree (two pots) to follow, thoughts turn to planting up some bags so we have new potatoes for Christmas.
I hadn’t thought of doing this (or that it was possible) until I read a post dated 7 August by Karen at Bramble Garden. Thanks for the tip! Continue reading “The Potato Diaries”
After a week’s holiday, I came back to this – every pot is overflowing with foliage. I wonder if there is some way I can extend the height of each pot so that I can add more compost?
Continue reading “The Potato Diaries”