Most markets and gardening shops are now selling trays of small potato with good white shoots. Some locals have been put in a month ago.
We are not going to grow potatoes in the ground this year, despite keeping them watered and manured they were very small, not worth the bother to us.
I did leave four large white potatoes in a poly bag till they sprouted and have cut in half quarter filled four plastic dog feed bags, popped two halves in each, as they grew I put on more compost, rolling up the bag. The first two bags are now full and green stems growing out the top. This I did over a few weeks, so some will be ready afor others. Keep them well watered and dont forget to make drainage holes in the bottom!
As for the dreaded Colorado beetle, horrid things. I am afraid that Bulgarians just accept them. Last year, i went down each row, squashing the baby ones between my fingers. The larger ones went in a jar of soapy water, horrid job and smelly Ugh... Will let you know if I have success with my bags of tattie's