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This is how I plant and grow the potatoes for exhibiting at the shows. I use 17 litre polypots and simply place 1 seed potato on top of about 3" of compost with 2oz of fertilizer added. I remove and dig out the sprouts to leave just 2 so that there will be fewer but larger potatoes growing in the bag. Then I simply fill the bag to the top with more compost. The bags are then placed in trenches with more fertilizer added and then the soil heaped up around the bags to cover all the drainage holes. I'm growing Kestrel and Amour this year as they are a nice looking potato but also they are great to eat too once all the rejects are left to eat. http://www.allotment-diary.co.uk