Maiden Newton 5th annual Potato Day, pop up gardener’s market & seed fair
Saturday 24th February 2018
10.30am – 2.00pm
Maiden Newton Village Hall, Station Road, Maiden Newton, DT2 0AE
Refreshments, local arts and craft stalls!
A not to miss event to kick start your gardening year.
Everyone welcome from experienced gardeners to newbies. There’s plenty of advice available.
Over 97 varieties of seed potatoes by tuber including Vitelotte Noire, a rare French heritage seed potato with purple flesh and chestnut flavour. Over 700 varieties of heritage and heirloom seeds, plus exclusive introductions from Burpee USA. 7 varieties of onion sets, 6 varieties of shallots, 7 varieties of rhubarb, unusual tubers including oca, yacon, mashua, Chinese artichokes, 2 varieties of Jerusalem artichoke, asparagus crowns, lots of soft fruit bushes including 5 varieties of raspberry canes plus dwarf raspberry Ruby Beauty. Top fruit trees including peaches, nectarines, quinces, medlars and grafted mulberries and lots of herb plants. New blight resistant tomato Oh Happy Day, plus tasty cucumber Merlin, which produces 6 inch greenhouse fruits in 2 months.
Short DescriptionIt's been 5 years since we first started Maiden Newton Potato days. Each year there are increased visitors and this year Pennard Plants are providing a record number of potato varieties. KW Business Assist is a committee member of Maiden Newton Allotment Association MNAA and happy to help out promoting the event again this year.
Please just come along between 10:30am and 2pm.
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