Times Are Hard

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Times Are Hard
« on: January 03, 2010, 18:24 »
Just one parsnip & one carrot between us with the dinner today.


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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2010, 18:26 »
You old show off, you   ;) ;) :)
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2010, 18:27 »
Might have been better if you'd cooked them first!!  :D
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2010, 18:32 »
I got parsnip, but no carrots, but did ok on sprouts, leeks, onions and garlic.
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2010, 18:33 »
You old show off, you   ;) ;) :)

Nobody else is going to do it for me!

Might have been better if you'd cooked them first!!  :D

That's why they were as crunchy as the pork crackling!

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2010, 18:36 »
Think I'm more jealous of the fact you managed to get them out of the ground (now -1.7C and falling!)

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2010, 18:44 »
At least I know why we eat Sprouts at Thewordwemustnotsay - they are a lot easier to find under 8" of snow than Carrots or Parsnips, though we did have all three.
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2010, 18:46 »
The bit where the carrots and parsnips are sees the sun for the best part of the day. Had a real job getting the Thewordwemustnotsay veg out though.

My half plot is shaded and rock hard. The spring cabbage look very sorry for themselves.

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2010, 18:53 »
Well that's alright then! (Actually, I lied; I'm really more jealous of the pork crackling!!)  :dry:

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2010, 19:43 »
Do these large varieties taste as good as smaller ones?  Probably a silly question as I doubt you would grow something that didn't. :unsure:
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2010, 19:52 »
Oh yes!

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2010, 19:53 »
Have to say I'm VERY impressed with our Nantes Frubund carrots. 8)

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2010, 20:02 »
I had to fight to get some leeks out and I cut a very sorry looking minicole cabbage (last one of these :() but the savoys look untroubled by the cold :) Their time has now come, bless them :D
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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2010, 20:10 »
I've got no fresh veg left at all.  The turkey babies ate everything that was left when I let them out of their shed at 5 weeks old!     :( :(  Their pophole opens onto my veg garden!!!  :D

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Re: Times Are Hard
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2010, 20:24 »
Oooo bad planning Grannie  :(............but lots of well fed turkeys :D



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