young potato plants© Tim Scrivener
Planting is all but complete in the north of Scotland, with growers enjoying a pretty much unbroken run at this season’s crop establishment with dry weather since March leaving soils in good condition. Some of the heavier land needed a bit of work if it was allowed to dry too much, but overall it’s been a fairly straightforward operation. The biggest headache has been trying to keep everything running smoothly when planters are covering the ground so quickly. See also: […]
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