Category Archives: Potatoes

Caldo Verde

The last few weeks have been unseasonably warm here weatherwise.  Not hot just lovely, lovely weather.  All that is due to come to an end next week with a return to more seasonal averages.  With that it seems that my … Continue reading

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Potato Experiments – Peter Cundall’s method revisited

Last September I posted on my establishing a new bed in which the first crop was to be potatoes.  I decided to employ the method of potato growing detailed by Peter Cundall in that months Organic Gardener magazine.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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Potato Experiments – Kipfler Harvest

I harvested my first Kipfler potatoes this week.  They are the first of the 4 different varieties I have planted this year to be ready.  They were pot grown ones.  I planted them in August and used two different methods for growing them, … Continue reading

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Photo-Vember: When Potatoes take over….

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Growing Sweet Potato in Melbourne? Impossible Dream?

A couple of months ago I found this in my cupboard. I posted the picture with my Monday Harvest post and Shawn Ann helpfully told me what she did with hers.  She twisted off the shoots and placed them in … Continue reading

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