Growing potatoes

Welcome to the Growing potatoes area.

Here you will find lesson notes and resources to help children learn what a potato plant looks like and how potatoes grow.

Lesson 1: Learn what a potato plant looks like and how potatoes grow


Lesson 2:
Learn how to grow your own potatoes


Lesson 3:
Learn what potatoes need in order to grow well

Video Clips
Potato expert, Dr Rob Clayton has recorded a series of video clips to help you grow bigger potatoes! The clips talk about the effects of light, air, water, food and temperature.

Potato Cam
Click through the pictures and watch our potato grow week to week!

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