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Gardeners Guidance

5 August 2013

AHDB Potatoes has recognised the need to provide gardeners with information to ensure that all crops, whether they are grown in allotments and gardens or commercially, are healthy.

Join the Fight against Blight

AHDB Potatoes has worked with the Royal Horticultural Society, Garden Organic, the National Association of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners, the Sarvari Research Trust, WCF Phoenix and the National Trust to produce guidance and advice for gardeners on what to look out for and what to do.

View the ‘What is Potato Blight?’ guide which has been reviewed by Alys Fowler (Gardeners Question Time), helps gardeners to identify blight, minimise the spread of an infection and understand the implications due to a lack of control for the wider potato community, which includes commercial growers.


Gardener’s Guidance – growing healthy seed potatoes from Britain

The health of our national seed potato crop is fundamental to both our potato industry and gardening community.
This guidance informs amateur potato growers on the importance of keeping our seed potato crop free of Ring Rot and other diseases that, if allowed to enter GB and infect potatoes, would be highly damaging to all of our growers. Read more...

Fight against Blight (FAB) and BlightWatch Account

Fight against Blight (FAB) Tools