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Preparing for 2014 – potato blight

Preparing for 2014 – potato blight

We are in an area which suffers yearly with potato blight (Phytophthora infestans) and once you have had this terrible potato disease in your allotment or garden then it seems… Read more »

Why I like to grow potatoes

Why I like to grow potatoes

Read guest blogger Richard Barrett’s advice on avoiding potato blight Why I like to grow potatoes The potato started life as food for the poor but has risen in value… Read more »

Don’t blame gardeners for potato blight

Don’t blame gardeners for potato blight

Farmers should grow blight-resistant Sárpo potatoes Gardeners and allotment growers can fight back against today’s accusations that they have ‘fuelled a national potato shortage’. According to the Potato Council, ‘grow… Read more »