Buckingham Garden Centre to host potato expert day

Buckingham Garden Centre is to host its annual Potato Weekend on the 11-12 February 2012, 10am-4pm each day.

Top gardening experts will be on hand to offer advice, growing tips and practical information on growing potatoes - as well as other vegetable and salad crops. Also Fritz De Zutter will be returning to demonstrate apple grafting.

Thompson & Morgan’s top potato and vegetable expert Colin Randel will offer specific potato growing advice and help visitors select the best varieties for the garden and the kitchen.

Local allotmenteer Bernard Stopps will demonstrate how to grow a crop of potatoes in a bag.

Gardening expert and local BBC Three Counties radio gardener Jason Breed from Kings Seeds will to impart his knowledge on all things seed raised.

Members of the Buckinghamshire Branch of the National Vegetable Society will help and advise.

And top grafting expert, Fritz De Zutter, from Moulton College in Northamptonshire will be sharing his skills of apple grafting.

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