Happy Valentine’s Day Potato Heads


I searched the internet last night for a way to link my soon-to-be-chitting potato seeds with Valentine’s Day and then share it in a clever and witty blog post.  

I failed.

I did, however, come across “Las Papas”, an installation of potato portraits by visual artist Ginou Choueiri, which I thought was worth sharing.

I wonder ( a Golden Wonder 😕 ) if they were planted and how the baby potatoes turned out!

Do click HERE to see more. 


Going Underground


The Red Duke of York, he had ten men…

I managed to plant a few ‘first early’ potato seeds yesterday of the Red Duke of York variety. It felt good to get my first potatoes in the ground. I have a few more varieties to plant over the next while. Another ‘first early’ variety, the Pentland Javelin, should go in this week if it’s not too frosty!


…neither up nor down.

Here’s a cover by Da Lata, in the ‘London Brazil’ style, of the The Jam’s classic …