Why not grow your own Potatoes this year?
Our guide will show you how to grow potatoes
The potatoes is one of the most widely eaten vegetables in Britain. According to Kantar Worldpanel Usage (52 w/e, 13/9/15) fresh potatoes form part of 5.8 billion meals made at home each year. Potato is also part of a further 2.8 billion frozen meals. However, gardeners will agree that there is nothing like produce you have grown yourself.
There are a number of types of potato suitable for boiling, mashing, roasting and baking purposes. Growing your own produce is a great way of getting children interested in the food that they eat to. Also, whilst growing it’s you that is in control meaning that you can grow using organic chemical free methods if you wish.
Whether you have an allotment, a garden vegetable patch or just a couple of pots there is still plenty of scope to grow your own!