Monday, 29 January 2018

Potato Day

It's been very mild over the last few days considering that it's only the end of January.
Temperature & Rainfall Records 23-29 January 2018
There's no record breaking high temperature amongst them but it's going to be a bit disappointing when this rather spring like weather is replaced with winter conditions. February can be one of our coldest months.

It was a spring like morning on Saturday as we headed off to our local garden centre which holds an annual potato day every year at the end of January.
There's always some cooked potatoes ready for a taste test. We didn't bother with the taste test though and decided to select half a dozen varieties that we hadn't grown before. Surprisingly this wasn't difficult to do. 
Once the six new varieties were safely bagged and labelled it was just a matter of finding our main crop potatoes which are a carefully selected mix of tried and tested varieties and some from successful trials of previous years.
Below is a short video of our visit to the garden centre.


  1. I knew you would go for Rooster!

    1. Had to earn its place on the list. Never had much luck with reds before.


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