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What you may not know about potatoes…

Radek Štěpán 10. 10. 2023

Everyone knows that potatoes came from South America (specifically from Peru). Indigenous peoples have cultivated potatoes for centuries. However, there are other interesting facts that may surprise you, facts that you did not know, even though this crop is the…


Proper potato planting may increase your harvest

Radek Štěpán 20. 04. 2023

Are you getting sick of store-bought potatoes? Well, we understand because many of them are tasteless with flowery texture no one likes. If you can grow your own potato you are in luck. Potato planting time is just around the…


How to make sure that your potatoes last until the spring

Radek Štěpán 17. 10. 2022

Autumn is already here and winter just around the corner. Did you store enough potatoes to last through the winter? You do not do that and prefer buying potatoes in supermarkets? Well, that’s a pity. Using your own potatoes or…


Simple way how to extend shelf life of stored potatoes

Radek Štěpán 07. 10. 2022

Potato harvest is here and the vast majority of the harvest is being stored in cellars and other suitable places. Well, that is normal. Simply put, autumn is the right time to stock up. But potatoes need to be stored…


How do you know that your potatoes are ready to be harvested?

Radek Štěpán 14. 07. 2022

Have you already harvested your potatoes? Maybe you did, but only if you have early varieties, right? In any case, the smoke of burning potato leaves is usually associated with autumn, specifically in September and October. Well, that is history…

There is a natural defence against potato beetle, but it is not easy

Radek Štěpán 04. 07. 2022

Potatoes are already tall and strong and you may have already noticed the first small holes made by non other than the infamous Colorado potato beetle. Unfortunately, this pest is so common, even though it is not a native in…


How to grow great early potatoes? The time has come to plant pre-sprouted tubers

Radek Štěpán 04. 05. 2022

Do you have pre-sprouted potatoes at home. So get out your boxes with pre-sprouted potatoes and get them into the ground. When to plant them and how to space them around your veggie patch? Well, we shall tell you all…


Water is everything. How much water potatoes, avocados and other crops need?

Radek Štěpán 04. 04. 2022

The supply of life-giving, precious water is limited in the world and it is clear that the demand for water is steadily increasing. This fact is indisputable. Our consumption is enormous and water is often needlessly wasted. But for now,…


Do not throw away potato peels; they are healthier than the potatoes themselves!

Radek Štěpán 24. 03. 2022

Do you love potatoes? If you do, then you are part of the vast majority of Europeans and indeed of all inhabitants of the globe. But as you know, we only use the tuber or better known as the root.