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ACE

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taties in
« on: March 14, 2017, 13:42:19 »
Well the volunteers were popping up everywhere. Started digging a trench but it was going to be too wet on top of the clay subsoil. So into a raised bed and lovely conditions, trenches dusted with growmore and foremost spuds placed up the right way. Just got to wait now.
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Nora42

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Re: taties in
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2017, 14:15:00 »
I'm jealous Ace,
Potatoes are in at the schools in bags but because of the state of my internal lady parts I am having anxiety dreams about how the potatoes at the plot are to be planted. Especially as the other half with muscles has fecked off to Bradford for a couple of days. I will no doubt have some negotiations to master when he gets back.

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Re: taties in
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2017, 16:14:27 »
Is that just the earlies Ace?

ACE

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Re: taties in
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2017, 21:24:03 »
Is that just the earlies Ace?

Yes the second earlies will have to wait until the ground dries a bit, should be alright in a few weeks then I am away for a small holiday before the main goes in. My rotation plan will have to be revamped if the spot I earmarked for the potato area needs changing to the other plot which is a lot drier.
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Re: taties in
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2017, 09:15:59 »
Still a bit damp and cold up North ( although I feel the Midlands is deep South!) another couple of weeks and we should be away...

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Re: taties in
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2017, 17:32:28 »
Got the first 80 in today...

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Re: taties in
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2017, 15:10:16 »
funny you should mention volunteers just noticed that 2 bags of potatoes from last season i had forgotten about have died back and grown back :) should i bin or encourage?

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Re: taties in
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 16:21:16 »
Mine are in as well :)

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Re: taties in
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2017, 18:17:34 »
I'd bin them... but if you are feeling adventurous.....

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Re: taties in
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2017, 18:39:15 »
No rush for me. Allotment still soggy and we can get ground frosts here in Brum as late as early May. Probably bung the lot in in mid April. I've done it as late as late April in the past.

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Re: taties in
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2017, 18:39:15 »

 

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