HOW TO.....

Chit

Put your seed potatoes onto the built in chitting tray in your GYOP kit box or into an open egg box with the sprouts facing up. Place on a windowsill for two weeks to allow the sprout to harden.

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Plant

The ideal temperature for growing your potatoes is 10–15°C. The bags may also need to be kept indoors overnight when a frost is expected.

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Grow

Potatoes need light, water, food, space, air and the correct temperature to grow well. Read the following top tips to help grow the biggest weight of potatoes.

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Harvest

Just 15 weeks after planting your potatoes, they will be ready to harvest and should give you enough potatoes for the whole class to try.

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