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The health benefits of growing purple potatoes

Purple tatties not only look good – they could help ward off strokes and heart disease OK, I’ll admit it. In the past I haven’t been resoundingly positive about growing potatoes. That’s because on my tiny plot in Croydon I have found growing the commercial white varieties (think King Edwards) delivers crops with taste and nutrition much like those in the shops, just in exchange for a whole lot more time and effort.
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