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Availability of Seed Potatoes in 20-25 Kg bags


 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:59 pm    Post subject: Availability of Seed Potatoes in 20-25 Kg bags Reply with quote

Does anybody know where seed potatoes are available in larger bags in the Meath, Kildare or Dublin West area?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try a local Co Op store, my local garden centre had them plus the smaller 5 kg. The 25kg bags were 15.00e. I am based in Cork
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:49 pm    Post subject: potato seed price Reply with quote

that's great value, 5-7 euro for a 2.5kg bag around my area, got in 6 bags, still it allows for varieties to be tested ... always learning. tried Foremost last year now trying some i have'nt heard of before, Sharpes Express, Rocket and Red Duke of York all earlies and Maris piper and Golden wonder, (2 bags here even the seed looked great) for main crop.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Farmers co-op as Organicgrowingpains said for sure. Also faganol you can contact the Irish potato marketing board for details of your nearest distributor of bulk seed potato varieties.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You could try a local farmer
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the feedback. I found what I wanted in Moyvalley Garden Centre.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What variety did you go with faganol?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sharpe's Express are my favourite earlies so that's what I went with.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 1:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just bought them today even bought some for a friend never heard of them just took a chance. Glad to see you are happy with them. By the way they were only in 2.5 KG bags.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:07 pm    Post subject: seed potatoes Reply with quote

fruit hill farm in bantry has a good selection of seed potatoes available in 2.5kg bags or 25kg bags.they have several agents all over ireland these can be found on there website
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