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Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 09:02

Hi KEF, I've never grown white radishes, I like the standard red ones especially Cherry Belle, what variety do you grow and is there much difference in flavour?

Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 08:39

Great choices Busy-Lizzie, interesting to hear that frozen peas in France are so bad, you're so right about the taste of fresh peas straight from the pod, they rarely make it to the pan!

Oh eck

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 08:34

Plenty of Great Whites in the Med!

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 08:27

Well done Clarington, I was just about to come to your defence, people should read the comments properly. I still fel that cat owners are not accepting that they seem to think that there pets are'nt governed by the rules that the rest of us have to follow.

Yes there are negligent dog owners but there is redress for this, and if a dog is seen roaming the streets unattended by its owner its likely to be taken to the pound.

If you want a cat then do as other pet owners do and make sure it is'nt a menace to society. If you cant keep it indoors then take it for a walk. Yes a stupid comment but then thats the reason that cats in built up urban areas arent a suitable pet!

Why should I accept mess and disturbance in my garden because someone else wants to keep a cat and please tell me why I'm supposed to keep a look out for cat crap in my garden when I dont keep cats, and yes I have put my hand in it before.

I have yet to read a logical explanation from anyone to tell me why it is acceptable to own a pet that is allowed to defecate where it likes and decimate the local bird population!

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 21:18

Not sure where you think the nastiness is! Its just that cat owners should be responsible for their pets, no one from what I have read, has advocated any cruelty to cats or thrown abuse at the owners.

Just because you want to let your cat roam does'nt mean you should. Within 24hrs of constucting a new raised bed there was a nice present from a cat(and I do the the difference from foxes etc). Lots of the allotment holders have dogs, guess what no dog mess in 5 yrs because their owners clean up after them.

I dont subscribe to the "its in their nature to roam argument", that is their owners cop out for letting it do what it wants.


Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 20:14

How about top 3? Carrots, french beans and savoy cabbs for me.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 20:10

I have an eclectic taste in music, my OH just says its "bad taste". Love a bit of  Kaiser Chiefs to take my mind of my bad back when digging the lottie.

Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 19:45

I guess I was being mean making people choose just one. I am lucky to have a nearby allotment so can 'attempt' to grow pretty much what I want to. However if I was limited for space I would have to be more selective and this started me thinking what I would grow.

Its interesting to see what different tastes we all have.

Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 19:21

Just wondering, now that the growing season has started in earnest, what is your favourite vegetable to grow.

For me it is the humble carrot, I dont think you can compare the taste of supermarket carrots with the ones straight from the garden. I know this is true for most veg, but I find it more noticeable with carrots.

Add that to their long growing season and they are a winner for me.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 18:59

Filmbuffy, though you may be right that the majority of people who have replied, me included ,have'nt given you any proven control methods, it does'nt make our comments stupid.

As Philippa has stated it is the owners responsibility to control their animals, this includes all domestic animals. If you are frustrated by the actions of YOUR cat, imagine us non cat owners who continually have to clean up someone elses mess!

I love dogs but choose not to have one as there is no one in during the day to look after it, if I took the average cat owners approach I could just kick it out each morning to create mayhem. Does that sound right?

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