For many Hampton Roads gardeners, March - St. Patrick's Day, actually - is the folklore target date for planting cabbages, potatoes and onions. Many happy Foodies have been enjoying the new "gourmet" varieties of potatoes available through local growers, farmers markets and CSA subscriptions. On the other hand, it can be difficult for home growers to find any but the most generic seed potatoes at garden centers.
How many kinds of potatoes are available? I checked in at The Potato Garden online to see their variety list. It is amazing. Take a look: http://www.potatogarden.com/id68.html