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David Livingston
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My potatoes are showing signs of Blight should I dig them up now whilst I still have a crop?
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Depends on the weather. Blight seems to die when it's too hot (around 30-35°C).
Have you tried baking soda recipes, or nettle slurry?
 
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had another look its speading fast I'm going to dig them up . No chance of 30 for at least two weeks and more rain due ;-(
 
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If you still have some potatoes to plant, you can do it now (Mitchourine's method).
You will be able to dig them up in november.
 
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I thought that was grafting ? bit like in this famous book https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Life_and_Extraordinary_Adventures_of_Private_Ivan_Chonkin a great Russian
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