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Hi Kate so they break the wind twice then.


  • tinstins Posts: 2
    It's very easier to grow them than to get rid of them.
  • oldchippyoldchippy Posts: 244
    talk about wind we went to look at some new houses yesterday and in front of the show house 3 trees newly planted had blown over and 2 fence panels had come out as well,I think it may be time to look else where.
  • I found they did well even in shade infact historically they were planted in places that were no good for other crops, the only difference was the tubers were a little smaller, they are so very easy to crop and just a few bits thrown back made them come back each year. I've heard they are hard to get rid off but apart from the farting i love em. although early medieval writers were more scathing on the subject.

    "which way soever they be dressed and eaten, they stir and cause a

    filthy loathsome stinking wind within the body, thereby causing the

    belly to be pained and tormented, and are a meat more fit for swine

    than men."
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