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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.