List/Grid Potatoes Subscribe RSS feed of category Potatoes

Rock Dust

Rock Dust

Rock Dust I remember vividly seeing on television the literally earth-shattering images of the Mount St. Helens volcano erupting in the United States in 1980.  This gigantic explosion caused the… Read more »

National Chip Week – 18th-24th February 2013

National Chip Week – 18th-24th February 2013

It’s National Chip Week and what better time to think about ordering potatoes? Potatoes are easy to grow and extremely satisfying – and you don’t need a massive garden to… Read more »

Gardening with children

Gardening with children

Gardening with children From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow. Aeschylus. Working in horticulture brings with it a certain responsibility – that of everyone else’s gardens! Friends, family,… Read more »

Potato Setanta is voted ‘Best Roastie’

Potato Setanta is voted ‘Best Roastie’

Tasty red-skinned potato comes out on top When certain employees at Thompson & Morgan received an internal email from Paul Hansord, managing director, asking them to meet him in the… Read more »

Sue’s (Very Unscientific) Potato Trials

Sue’s (Very Unscientific) Potato Trials

Sue’s (Very Unscientific) Potato Trials Harvesting potatoes is my second favourite garden task, beaten only by lifting parsnips! You can feel your excitement building as you lift each tuber from… Read more »