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Complete Potato Barrel Kit With Seed Potatoes & Miracle-Gro® Performance Organics Veg Compost

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Everything you need to grow your very own potatoes

We've put together a kit complete with all the ingredients need for a successful potato harvest in your own garden. Select you seed potato variety and we will send them to you along with our most [popular potato barrel and Miracle Gro's® specially formulated "Grow Your Own Vegetable" compost, guaranteed to give your plants the best start in life.

The Victorian Potato Barrel allows you to grow potatoes from your own garden or patio, no matter how small it is.

It has a capacity of 80 litres, boasts an rigid yet elegant design and is reinforced with steel wires to ensure maximum stability. The intuitive design and easy access sliding doors makes planting simple and your potatoes easy to harvest!

Included in this kit

  • Victorian Potato Barrel - H60cm x D43cm
  • 40L Miracle-Gro® Performance Organics Fruit & Veg Compost
  • 1kg Bag of Seed Potatoes

Potato Variety

Arran Pilot

  • Quantity: 1kg Bag
  • Type: First Early
  • Harvesting Time: June - August
  • Planting Time: March - April
  • Tasting Notes: Excellent, earthy taste
  • Uses: Boiling, Salad

King Edward

  • Quantity: 1kg Bag
  • Type: Maincrop
  • Harvesting Time: September - October
  • Planting Time: April - May
  • Tasting Notes: Rich tasting, nutty potato
  • Uses: Boiling, Mashing, Baking, Roasting, Chips

Maris Piper

  • Quantity: 1kg Bag
  • Type: Maincrop
  • Harvesting Time: September - October
  • Planting Time: April - May
  • Tasting Notes: Popular for creamy taste
  • Uses: Boiling, Mashing, Baking, Roasting, Chips
About your plants

Based in the heart of England, our trusted nursery will sow and grow thousands of organic vegetables and herbs each year. When each plant reaches the optimum time to be planted in your garden, we will dispatch it directly to your home. Plant Theory vegetables are entirely organic, and are importantly grown in soil that has been tested by the Soil Association, on an English farm that treats quality and sustainability as of utmost importance.

Packaging

Each plant is grown and stored in plastic-free materials, and for this we are very proud. These include the biodegradable fibre pots that each vegetable is grown in (which can be placed straight in the ground). When ready, they will be carefully wrapped up in specially-designed and sustainably-sourced cardboard packaging. We additionally use moisture-resistant wax paper to keep every plant safe, and subsequently fill each box with straw for added padding. All packaging will be extensively trialled to ensure that your plants arrive safely, but we will still utilise a delicate-parcels courier just to be certain.
How your order will arrive
When Your Plants Arrive…

  • Unpack your plants: Preferably straight after they arrive, you should carefully unpack your plants. They may appear slightly tired after their journey, however they will soon perk up again.
  • Identify each plant: Each type of plant (but not each individual plant) will be clearly labelled. Lay them out into their respective plant types (such as wild rocket, cauliflower, or peas).
  • Provide a drink: The roots of your plants may be dry, so provide all of them with a nourishing drink of water. Ensuring that the roots are stood upright, submerge the roots of each plant for a few minutes in a container of clean water.
Planting Your Vegetables or Herbs…

  • Their position: For the best results, plant your vegetables in a site that receives full sun.
  • Soil types: You should always avoid waterlogged soils. This is because they can lead to root rot and compacted surroundings, which will hinder your vegetables’ growth.
  • Planting distance: Plant your plugs between 15 - 20cm apart, and keep their stems level with the soil. Each row is best spaced 15 - 30cm away from one another.
  • Watering requirements: Water when planting, and also during periods of drought.
  • Hardiness: Our trusted nursery staff will attentively care for your vegetables, and only deliver them when it is warm enough for them to be planted in your garden.
More Information
Harvest Month June, July, August
Plant Family Solanaceae
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Solanum
Veg Type Vegetable

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