Get ready for a price hike - Vegs

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Barbelcatcher

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Just been to my 3 allotments - which have constantly been sodden with water to find out that:
3 roots of potatoes just dug - contain about 9 rotten ones and can only get worse - normally have enough for next door neighbour, sister and mother-in- law but will be struggling this year just for me. Tries 2 more and they are showing some symtoms.

Brassicas - about 50 rotted off through water logging out of about 100

Onions - 25% of these showing signs of wilting and white rot.

Don't suppose the lincs farmers are any better so prices are going to hit the roof.

I used to sometimes hook the odd Cauliflower when casting - but those days are long gone.

What other effect is it having on you apart from the fishing.
 

Jen

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When we went to do the weekly shop last Friday afternoon, there was hardly a veg in sight, a few bags of new potatoes and that was it. I think people were panic buying due the the threat of more flooding in our area.

Prices are most certainly going to rise.
 

Don

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so much veg is imported now I doubt it will affect shoppers.
As my dear old mum said when threatened with a potatoe shortage in the 1970s "It wont affect us we'll just eat chips instead" :)
 

Stu

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Water cress will be cheap this year[:D]
 

Windy7

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I don't think we've anything to worry about............now we have our own paddy fields, we can grow our own rice!!!!!!!
 
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