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I’d challenge you to find anyone who tends an allotment/veg garden who hasn’t grown potatoes before! In fact, I’d say that potatoes have to be one of the staple crops of the Great British allotment, with many growers debating the merits/problems with ‘chitting’ their tubers, how they prepare the ground and how to get the best harvest. Yet when you mention second cropping potatoes and the fact you can plant two crops a year, many gardeners won’t believe it or they will look at you as if you’re talking in a foreign language!

Second cropping potatoes are also

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