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New potatoes

New potatoes

New potatoes are harvested from growing leafy plants in late spring and early summer. Here Lindsay Smith of Brydone Growers, Ōamaru displays some of his Jersey Benne potatoes. They were the first to be dug up in the 2006/7 growing season.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 28 October 2008, p. 1
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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Major vegetable crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008