Like any fruit and vegetables, growing your own seed potatoes is both fun and exciting and most definitely rewarding. Not only this; it is also easy and simple to do and is a great start to growing your way to 5 a day!
Step 1: Choosing
There are many Varieties of seed potatoes out there so you have to choose the right one for you and for the right time of year. Seed potatoes are divided into the 4 following categories regarding their harvest and sowing time:
Step 2: Chitting
For the most successful results, it is best to allow your seed potatoes to ‘chit’ (sprout) before planting them into the ground. Chitting allows your seed potatoes to grow stronger sprouts and once planted into will encourage them to grow faster and will be an all-round more successful crop.