How to grow potatoes contains a comprehensive and illustrated directory of the different varieties of potato on offer. It provides detailed advice on:- how to grow potatoes, choosing which variety of plant, sowing in rows and containers, harvesting and storing. 'How to grow potatoes' gives step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, making compost and creating an organic garden. The authors, Bird and Barker, include helpful hints on how to avoid pests and diseases and what to do when problems occur.
With 185 specially commissioned colour photographs, expert guidance and tips and practical techniques throughout 'How to grow potatoes' makes a handy and ideal companion for any budding gardening or allotment owner.