A Chitting We Go!!

Mummy's seed potatoes

Mummy’s seed potatoes

Greeting loyal readers and fellow maremmas. Now as you all know We three live in the sunny Mangamahu valley and now it has stopped raining, the weather has improved, mummy’s thoughts are once more turning to spring gardening.  Her garlic is planted and the asparagus is beginning to grow.  So, over the weekend she went into town and brought 2 kgs of seed potatoes.  Once home she put the potatoes into egg containers to go underneath sister’s bed to chitt.

IMG_6474You can read more about growing potatoes here:

Hopefully, by Christmas family will be feasting on their own home-grown Jersey Bennes.  Love the three bestest maremmas in all the land

Having an afternoon snooze

Having an afternoon snooze


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8 Responses to A Chitting We Go!!

  1. Kismet says:

    If you put the seed potatoes in oil and heat them, after planting them do they produce french fries?

  2. Wow! We learn a lot of new things on your blog! We have a compost pile in our back yard and ghostwriter dumped a bunch of moldy potatoes in there a couple months ago. To our surprise, they started growing! We’ll give them a little longer and then see what our harvest will be like! Good luck with your potato chitting!

  3. Oh wow that are potatoes just for you, they are made by murphy the golden doodle :o)

  4. Cupcake says:

    Wait. What? I never even heard of chitting potatoes. When Mom was a teacher, she planted pieces of a potato in a flower pot for a science experiment. The plant was stringy and ugly, but little baby potatoes grew in the pot! Good luck!

    Love and licks,

  5. Two French Bulldogs says:

    Wow those potatoes are going to taste so fresh! Yummy
    Lily & Edward

  6. Good luck with the chitting. We’ll keep our paws crossed all goes well under the bed and many little spuds grow for you as Christmas presents. 🙂

  7. Aren’t you the lucky ones to have asparagus! We love, love, love asparagus. And your potato growing technique sounds really intriguing too. We want to keep up with the progress!

  8. corkscot says:

    We love to grow food.

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