Thursday, 19 February 2015

Chitting Potatoes

A couple of hours in the afternoon spent burning/ melting/ cutting covers for bed 15a and 14, plus 1.2m strips from the 300mm wide offcuts which will be used between the rows of parsnips on Bed 8 to keep the weeds down.

All seed potatoes now chitting away.

First Earlies all to Potato Buckets

    6 x Duke of York    into 3 potato buckets in the greenhouse
    6 x Swift               into 3 potato buckets in the greenhouse
    6 x Vales Emerald  into 3 potato buckets in the greenhouse

Second Earlies 

    20 x Kestrel   18 to Bed 13 and 2 to a potato bucket

Maincrop

     20 x Cara       18 to Bed 11 and 2 to a potato bucket
     23 x Desiree  18 to Bed 12 and 5 to 3 potato buckets

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