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Sarah’s Ultimate Roast Potato Recipe

The Ultimate Roast Potatoes with a Festive Twist! “Sarah’s sensational roast potatoes proved to be the star attraction at our recent tasting day in the farm shop, so here’s her recipe due to very popular demand!” “Three Wise Women” Roast Potatoes Serves 6-8 Ingredients (All available from Green Pastures Farm Shop of course!) Potatoes, 2.5kg;  “King Edwards” are best,  although “Desiree” and “Stempster” are...

What Plants Were Hot in 2013

    Top of the Pots 2013 With a new growing season not far away, we look back at some of the plants most in demand during 2013 by our customers. Almost all of these plants were grown here at Green Pastures and it’s really great to see such hunger for newer and more innovative varieties.  Petunia Queen Bee Each year sees a new...

Growing Potatoes for the Kitchen

Potatoes are without doubt everyone’s favourite veg. Each year the UK chomps through over 6 million tonnes of them and our nation’s farmers grow around 80 different varieties to keep us fed through the seasons. But with such a vast quantity already on the market, why should we grow our own at home? Why Home Grown Potatoes? We all know that fresh is best...