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Seed Potatoes

February 15th, 2016

Now is a good time to buy your seed potatoes as you have the choice of all the different varieties .Potatoes come in several main groups depending on how quickly they mature and there keeping qualities. They are normally grouped in First and second earlies, Salad potatoes and then Maincrop,which can be stored. After buying your […]

Seed Potatoes

January 13th, 2015

Just in today are this seasons Seed potatoes. Buying them early in the year means that you can take your pick from all the different varieties in stock and not be disappointed later on, as some varieties start to sell out. When purchased they must be stored in a dry, frost free environment. Better still, […]

Planting Potato’s

April 18th, 2014

Good Friday is the traditional time to plant  seed potato’s. If they  had been  brought earlier on in the year, hopefully they would have been placed out in trays, in a light position, which would have encourage the eyes to start making buds, from which new tubers form when planted. This is called “Chitting”. At Averys Garden Centre […]

Seed Potatos

January 21st, 2014

Now is a good time to buy Seed potato’s ready for planting out in the spring. Choose from the wide selection of certified varieties we have in stock at Averys Garden centre, ranging from the early varieties i.e  Pentland Javerlin ,  to the heavy producing main crop varieties  i.e Desiree After purchasing the Seed Potato’s it is best to place […]