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alancas

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potatoes
« on: July 08, 2012, 12:38 »
just dug up some potatoes from my guagmire,got two from each plant i dug up,thinking of supplying Walkers crisps.

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2012, 12:44 »
That'll be the "Low-Cal" variety then?!  :lol:
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Re: potatoes
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2012, 12:51 »
you  have got to laugh otherwise you,d go potty.

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2012, 14:36 »
Sure they're not crocodile eggs? Can't be too careful with global warming.

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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012, 14:38 »
They would be eggplants then...  :unsure:
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 16:10 »
Im growing my potatoes using the straw and grass method and today dug up what I thought was a perfectly shaped, white potato.
Turns out that a bird has built a nest in amongst the straw and grass and the potato was an egg!!!!  :lol: :ohmy:
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« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012, 21:16 »
just dug up some potatoes from my guagmire,got two from each plant i dug up,thinking of supplying Walkers crisps.

Sorry mate that's pathetic lol (laughing in a friendly way) what variety were they? There must be some other factors that have contributed to the low return. 
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2012, 16:40 »
There must be some other factors that have contributed to the low return. 
The crocodiles ate them. I did warn you.

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« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2012, 17:00 »
here in essex im doing ok,,pentland javelin,,average 18 per root,,maris bard,,,,10 per root,,,rocket a measley 6 per root,,sp all in all not bad

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2012, 17:18 »
Lucky you m1ckz, digging up my 1st earlies 'Latona' and they are all small and rotten.  Hope the 2nd's are better.

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2012, 17:25 »
My spuds are not doing too well this year either. I'm getting some nice spuds, but they're later, smaller and there's less of them.

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2012, 20:18 »
Rain at night, sunshine all day long!

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2012, 20:42 »
I normally grow 10 rows but ths year because of the 'drought' I planted an extra 3 rows.
Today I was listening to a discussion on possible potato crop failure because they are rotting in the field.
So it seems I got it after all!! :unsure:

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2012, 21:32 »


what's that all about Bing?

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Re: potatoes
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2012, 22:01 »
here in essex im doing ok,,pentland javelin,,average 18 per root,,maris bard,,,,10 per root,,,rocket a measley 6 per root,,sp all in all not bad

Nice :)

Now i know i am also doing ok as i am geting around 50 maris bard spuds for 5 roots per bin :)

I am going to harvest a pentland jav tomorrow now :)



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