More Potato Days

Readers will already be aware of the Courtens Garden Centre Potato Week and there are a number of other fairly local Potato Days running between January and March that are worth a visit:

One of the largest in the South is the Hampshire Potato Day that I visited last year and can recommend:

January 28th and 29th 2012
Hampshire Potato Day
Testbourne Community Centre
Micheldever Road
Whitchurch, Hampshire
RG28 7JF
£2 entry fee

Others include:
January 29th 2012
New Event
1st Ramsbury Potato Day
Ramsbury Memorial Hall
High Street
Wiltshire SN8 2PB
Organised by Ramsbury Horticultural Society and Pennard Plants

February 4th 2012
3rd Urchfont Potato Day
Urchfont Village Hall
Urchfont nr. Devizes
Wiltshire SN10 4QU
10.30am – 2.00pm
Organised by Urchfont Gardening Society and Pennard Plants

February 18th 2012
3rd Annual Codford Potato Day
Codford Village Hall (offA36)
Wiltshire BA12 0LD
10.30am – 2.00pm

February 19th 2012
Mere Potato Day and Seed Swap
The Grove Buildings
Church Street
Mere BA12 6DS
Organised by Mere Gardening Club and Pennard Plants

February 26th 2012
2nd Potato Day and Seed Swap
Cheese and Grain
Market Yard
Justice Lane
Frome BA11 1BE
11.00am – 3.00pm
Organised by Sustainable Frome in partnership with Vallis Veg.
Community Seed Swap, gardening equipment, and food!!
Admission £1.00

February 26th 2012
2nd Pewsey Potato Day
Bouverie Hall
North Street
Pewsey SN9 5ES
Organised by Pewsey Garden Club

Saturday 3rd March
2nd Rushall and Charlton Potato Day
Rushall Village Hall
Rushall, Devizes

Sunday 4th March 2012
New Event
Blandford Potato Day
Pimperne Village Hall
Portman Road, Pimperne
nr. Blandford Forum
Dorset, DT11 8UJ
Organised by Blandford Museum Victorian Garden Club and Pennard Plants
10.00am – 2.00pm

Sunday 11th March 2011
New Event
Damerham Potato Day
Damerham Village Hall
Hants, SP6 3HQ
10.30am – 2.30pm

So why not have a day out and call in at one of these events? There’s always plenty more on offer than just potatoes and it’s a great way to buy single tubers of a new variety to try out that you can then add onto your Dobies order next year.

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