maincrop

maincrop

Varieties of vegetables that grow during the main part of the growing season.
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| THERE'S plenty to harvest now - grab courgettes before they turn to marrows, second earlies and maincrop potatoes if the foliage is yellowing.
ASK DAVIDOUR EXPERT ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS Let leaves turn yellow before harvesting maincrop potatoes garden is sloped.
Let leaves turn yellow before harvesting maincrop potatoes QWHEN should I start harvesting my potatoes?
Safer spuds Plant maincrop potatoes now, in fertile soil, for a late summer harvest.
Plant earlies in late March to harvest in June, pop second earlies in before mid-April and harvest in July and get maincrop planted mid-tolate April to harvest by October.
Like potatoes, there are early and maincrop varieties, so if you want to extend your grow-and-harvest season, it makes sense to grow a combination of the two.
Like potatoes, there are early and maincrop varieties, so if you want to extend your grow-andharvest season, it makes sense to grow a combination of the two.
Carefully lift maincrop carrots throughout September.
They prefer cool, moist conditions, so are ideally suited to cultivating in the winter, but the maincrop varieties which you'll be eating in the New Year are sown in mid-summer.
Now is the time to be harvesting a cornucopia of veg - from autumn cabbages to winter turnips, leeks and maincrop beetroot.
| PLENTY to harvest now - courgettes before they turn to marrows, and second earlies and maincrop potatoes if the foliage is going yellow.
Lift maincrop potatoes and store in a dark, frost-free area.