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by nemo
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Rats bait
Replies: 10
Views: 5768

Re: Rats bait

I have used this. get a bag of skim coat[hard wall] plaster mix I part skim coat with 5 parts whole meal flour leave a good bowl of water near feed they eat the hard wall drink the water hard wall goes solid inside them it kind of cruel but works like a dream. old type fluorescent tubes [these have ...
by nemo
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: roof moss
Replies: 5
Views: 1052

Re: roof moss

if you could put a 4"strip of copper on the ridge tile the rain washes copper over the whole roof eventually I have seen this work takes a while but lasts
by nemo
Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Preserve your produce
Replies: 60
Views: 37750

Re: Preserve your produce

the instructioins are in german my friend said it has pectin ,fruit acid ,and seaweed
by nemo
Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Preserve your produce
Replies: 60
Views: 37750

Re: Preserve your produce

the strawberry jam we made last may 2010 is still perfect
by nemo
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Preserve your produce
Replies: 60
Views: 37750

Re: Preserve your produce

if low sugar jams ye want DR.Oether has a product called gelfix . one kg of fruit to 350g of sugar ideal for making a easy jam it contains pectin and gelatine .i get the packs from a german friend its not available in ireland.i have made rhubarb,strawberry,raspberry,blackcurrant,gooseberry,and black...
by nemo
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: chilli jam recipe
Replies: 2
Views: 2824

chilli jam recipe

after reading the september issue this recipe works every time ingredients l 1 kg sure set jam sugar 233 grams trimmed and seeded red peppers 14 g of trimmed chilli peppers remove the seeds if you dont want the jam to be very hot add more chilli peppers if you can take the heat 225ml cider or wine v...
by nemo
Sun May 22, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: thanks naturebabe
Replies: 1
Views: 1381

thanks naturebabe

hello naturebabe just letting you know that the seeds you sent are all growing very well thanks again
nemo
by nemo
Sat Mar 19, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: moss like plant growing on compost in plug trayes
Replies: 4
Views: 2235

Re: moss like plant growing on compost in plug trayes

thanks nature babe your reploy is after getting me looking atb my problem from a diffrent angle. the plug trays are in aluminum baking sheets i put water in the trays and the plants take up the water i do this when the compost looks dry could this be my problem should i water from overhead and put t...
by nemo
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: moss like plant growing on compost in plug trayes
Replies: 4
Views: 2235

moss like plant growing on compost in plug trayes

hello i have several new plug trays filled with compost and i have seeds sown the seedlings germinated but the surface of the compost has a green moss like plant growing on it .the tunnel is well ventilated i tried keeping the compost on the dry side in an attempt to stop the moss growing with no su...
by nemo
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: naturebabe
Replies: 14
Views: 3442

Re: naturebabe

thanks very much for the seeds they came today and thanks for the extra seeds
regards nemo
by nemo
Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: naturebabe
Replies: 14
Views: 3442

Re: naturebabe

sorry nature babe to be complaining about a few seeds when you have real troubles dont worry about the seeds once is enough to post them
i hope your mother improve best wishes fom ireland
by nemo
Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: naturebabe
Replies: 14
Views: 3442

naturebabe

hello naturesbabe i am reminding you about the seeds you were to send to me.if you wont send them let me know,the worst part is not knowing if i will be sowing you seeds or not.i have swaped seeds with several people and they always sent the seeds am i going to get caught ,for the first time the see...
by nemo
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Seed Swop-Shop
Topic: naturesbabe
Replies: 2
Views: 2506

naturesbabe

hello naturesbabe i am reminding you about the seeds you were to send to me.if you wont send them let me know,the worst part is not knowing if i will be sowing you seeds or not.i have swaped seeds with several people and they always sent the seeds am i going to get caught ,for the first time the see...
by nemo
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: UK New Poatoes in January???
Replies: 18
Views: 4369

Re: UK New Poatoes in January???

i collect it put it in small piles in my garden it is left there for 3-4 weeks.as we get plenty rain i usally dont wash the salt from the weed.i collect the weed that gets washed up on the shore i try to avoide the seaweed with stones attached less work.i do wash the salt from the weed if i am makin...
by nemo
Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: UK New Poatoes in January???
Replies: 18
Views: 4369

Re: UK New Poatoes in January???

i should be harvesting the first of the new potatoes the first week in may.no i dont have any heating in the polytunnel its -1. air temperature tonight. but we use rotting seaweed when we plant the potatoes this seems to keep the soil temperature a bit higher,im not sure about the science behind it ...

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