I asked my potato plants how they were doing? They replied that they were "spudding well!"

Chitting potatoes
Chitting potaoes on window ledge

Potato halves
Two halves of purple majesty potato

Purple potatoes have a high content of purple-coloured anthocyanin. Anthocyanin has positive health aspects. Anthocyanin is in many different types of health giving fruits such as blueberries.
Potato flowers
Young potato plants starting to grow in pots

Potato flowers
Potato flowers

The flowers of the potatoes look good but should be pinched off to prevent the plants growing berries and then seeds. By pinching out the flowers the plant can concentrate its energy on producing good potatoes.
Potato flowers
Row of potato plants

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