Earthing up

FlinsterFlinster Posts: 765
Hi I have my main crop spuds in large tubs. Can I earth up with grass clippings? Anyone done this? Is it just s slimy mess and not worth it?

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  • Womble54Womble54 WimbledonPosts: 280
    I always thought you shouldn’t use grass clippings directly as it generates a lot of heat as it decomposes and might cook your spuds. But have no personal experience of it.
  • barry islandbarry island Posts: 765
    I guess anything that stops the light getting onto the tubers but I wouldn't use grass clippings myself.
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