Potatoes

Tpotatoesoday, Friday 20 April, every class in the school  have been planting potatoes in our garden.

potatoesFirst of all we placed the potatoes on the classroom windowsill to chit. No, they didn’t chit to one another; chit means to sprout before growing. Above, you can see our 'chitted' potatoes.potatoes
We are using different varieties of potatoes to see which ones grow best.
Next we had to dig a trench three potatoes deep,
‘ We don’t want the sunlight turning our potatoes green.’ reported one P5 expert.
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'Now all we have to do is wait till they grow, then we can harvest them and make potato salad, mashed potatoes, roast potatoes but maybe not chips.' said Mrs McElney our resident Eco expert