Can I Plant Different Varieties of Potatoes Together?

For potato lovers, choosing just one variety to plant in your garden can be hard. Each variety offers unique flavours, colours, and textures, and it can be very tempting to try and grow multiple varieties. But can you plant different varieties of potatoes together? The simple answer is yes, you can. There are no strict …

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Are Raw Potatoes Poisonous?

We love growing Potatoes on our allotment and get asked so many questions about them every week.¬† ¬†Potatoes are a staple food enjoyed by people around the world. They’re typically cooked – boiled, baked, or fried – before being consumed. However, is it safe to eat potatoes raw? The simple answer is that while it’s …

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Why do Potatoes Grow Underground?

Hello again, fellow gardeners!¬† I’ve often been emailed a question by one of my lovely readers (Alex from Sheffield) about potatoes – ‘why do potatoes grow underground?’ It’s a fascinating aspect of these versatile and nutritious tubers that deserves some exploration. So, let’s delve into the world of potatoes and discover the reasons behind their …

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