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    pepper is offline Seedling
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    Default raised bed potatoes

    I have only grown potatoes in bags before, but this year i have a raised bed 2m by 1m, how many seed potatoes can i plant in it, it is rooster i am growing

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    Aberdeenplotter is offline Mature Fruiter
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    Quote Originally Posted by pepper View Post
    I have only grown potatoes in bags before, but this year i have a raised bed 2m by 1m, how many seed potatoes can i plant in it, it is rooster i am growing
    At a stretch, you should be able to grow a potato in every square foot. Might be a bit difficult keeping the soil/compost moist though so bear that in mind. I'm assumingthat your soil/compost will be at least a foot deep. .

    Apologies for the anaemic smiley.

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    pepper is offline Seedling
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    the soil is deep the raised bed is on top of what used to be a flower border

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