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Scottish seed potato merchants who supply the UK horticultural market with top quality seed to grow in their gardens or allotments. We supply garden centres and allotment societies aswell as selling direct to the public.

Friday, 18 September 2009

What we harvested today

Yet another busy day. Today we harvested Bonnie Dundee, Cardinal, Flourball, Ulster Classic, Ulster Sovereign, Dobbies Asset, Doon Peril, Lord Rosebery, Tuskar, Ryecroft Purple, Dark Red Norland, Peach Bloom, Edgecote Purple, Beauty of Bute, Pentland Lustre, Gladstone, Highland Burgandy Red, Purple King Edward and Estima.

It was a really busy day but well worth it.

Tomorrow we will be lifting some Pentland Javelin.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Charlotte are great potatoes

We have had one of our best crops ever of Charlotte seed potatoes.
The crop are a very seedy sample and have a great skin finish.
Charlotte are now the most popular UK salad potato and it is easy to see why.

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Harvesting has started

Finally we have started to harvest next seasons potatoes.
We have cleared a small field of Pentland Javelin and we are now onto Arran Pilot which are a very seedy sample.
I will keep you updated as the harvesting continues.

Monday, 7 September 2009

NVS potato champion

Here are some pictures of the winning plates of potatoes at the 2009 national vegetable society show as exhibited by the Plumb family.
An outstanding plate of Kestrel above. Winston at the top of the page.

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Getting ready for Harvesting

As the new season approaches our team of mechanics have been busy servicing all of our machines to ensure a quick and trouble free harvest. If the weather drys up it will take us around 8 weeks to harvest all of our potatoes.
I am looking forward to seeing the results of the minitubers that we planted.
The Shetland Black have grown a massive crop as have the Salad blue and Highland Burgandy Red.