which were not potted in to 5" pots are now planted out in the open
garden. They are growing on the north side of the runner beans and so I
give them the protection of the fleece for a few weeks until the beans
provide midday shade.
cuttings are now in 5" pots and will soon be planted in the garden.
I find that the resulting tubers are better this way as well as needing
very little shade.
being grown for The East Anglian Show at Spalding are now in the shade
house and growing away well in the cool and airy conditions. They are
spaced out about a foot apart and are watered sparingly.
are now in their final pots and the staging is tiered to allow
maximum space and air movement. I find that the plants need to be at least
a foot apart at this stage to allow the room for them to grow without
drawing up. They will still be sprayed every two weeks against mildew
until the buds are taken.
now rooted under the staging without heat. The cuttings are simply
inserted into small pots of multipurpose compost given a light watering
and then left to root. I find that the success rate is close to 100% this