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How to get a better crop of potatoes

Growing potatoes successfully depends to a great extent on the quality of the soil to get a better crop. It really needs to be that mythical combination of ‘free drained, yet moisture retentive’, that’s so often suggested in books and magazines. Adding well-rotted compost is the best way to improve the soil to get it in good condition for .....

How to get a better crop of potatoes

Growing potatoes successfully depends to a great extent on the quality of the soil to get a better crop. It really needs to be that mythical combination of ‘free drained, yet moisture retentive’, that’s so often suggested in books and magazines. Adding well-rotted compost is the best way to improve the soil to get it in good condition for .....

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