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Gardeners Off World this week has plenty of stockpiled goodies for interplanetary gardeners temporarily quarantined on planet Earth.

Potatoes for Christmas

‘Second cropping’ potatoes are seed potatoes that have been stored at low temperatures to keep them dormant so that can be started into growth in summer rather than spring.

Potato Pete in the 21st century

During WW2 the British government invented a cartoon character – Potato Pete – to encourage people to eat more homegrown potatoes and less bread, which was made from imported wheat.