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potato flies

Hi all , my first earlies are about 10 inch high now and there are always lots(hundreds) of little flies around the leaves they don't seem to do any damage to the leaves but they are always there i have courgettes next to them but no flies on them should i be spraying them with anything?also how often do i water my spuds ? thx


  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    You are earthing up..aren't you ? Potatoes grow up not down.

    I've worked in a chippy and you only get flies around potatoes when there are starting to go off or rot. No need to spray potatoes with anything, well I never have.

    I keep potatoes moist.

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