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How to store potatoes properly

Radek Štěpán 20. 09. 2023

If you have a properly prepared cellar for fruit and vegetable storage, then you have already done the hardest part, well the harvest may also be laborious. Storing potatoes is not that difficult but you need to follow few basic…

Grilled potatoes

Grilled potatoes – a delicacy that is fun to make

Radek Štěpán 18. 09. 2023

Do you love grilled delicacies? If you do, then we are sure you love to experiment when grilling or barbecuing. Enthusiasts like you put anything on the grill and meatless dishes have been steadily gaining popularity. Grilled vegetables and grilled…

Colorado potato beetle

The destructive power of the Colorado beetle

Radek Štěpán 19. 06. 2023

Do you have beautiful, high-yielding potatoes in your garden or in the field? Are you expecting mega tubers? Well, then you shouldn’t fall asleep and take care of your plants. A big danger is the Colorado potato beetle. This infamous…


How to care for potatoes after planting

Radek Štěpán 09. 05. 2023

So, all tubers are in the ground and now you just wait until the harvest comes in the fall! Unfortunately, that is not true. You still have a long way to go from planting to the final harvest. You do…


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…


Questions about the safety of consuming sprouted potatoes

Radek Štěpán 23. 02. 2023

Can we eat sprouted potatoes without worries? A question that a very few people have the answer for, but do not worry the answer is yes. Of course, we shall examine the pros and cans in the following lines and…


How to extend the shell life of potatoes?

Radek Štěpán 04. 01. 2023

What is the most used vegetable today? Potatoes. Not surprising news. In our corner of the word, as well as in many countries around the world, potatoes are among the most popular side dishes. Probably, because potatoes are prepared and…

Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: A straight fight ending in a draw

Radek Štěpán 07. 12. 2022

Do you think of sweet potatoes as of potatoes that are just a little bit sweeter? Well, even the English name “sweet potatoes” clearly indicates that they are potatoes but are simply sweeter. Sweet potatoes are also root tubers similar…


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…