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by Diane
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: How do you cook?
Replies: 11
Views: 131

Re: How do you cook?

Stravaig - good luck with your project and if you do write a cookbook then I would. buy it. Especially if it had vegetarian options too.
by Diane
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: How do you cook?
Replies: 11
Views: 131

Re: How do you cook?

I usually follow the recipe - at least on the first occasion, and then tweak it next time if I think of an improvement. I'm so old that I'm still using lbs and oz measurements. I'd never buy a cookbook with no recipe measurements - wouldn't trust myself not to mess it up and waste the ingredients. I...
by Diane
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 11
Views: 185

Re: Happy Birthday.

My thoughts exactly. Good to hear from you Johnboy. :)
by Diane
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 11
Views: 185

Re: Happy Birthday.

Thank you all :D - the sun is shining (a bit) so we are off to Poole Park lakes to feed the ducks later on, with appropriately suitable duck food. I've been a bit lazy over the festive season and need to blow away the cobwebs. I've a little bag of oats and layers pellets for the ducks so that should...
by Diane
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: unusual tomato
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: unusual tomato

Thanks Westi.
by Diane
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: unusual tomato
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: unusual tomato

Well I've never been called gullible before. That's a first.
by Diane
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: unusual tomato
Replies: 7
Views: 290

unusual tomato

Think I might try to grow a few of these next year -
https://www.organiccatalogue.com/produc ... gKHiPD_BwE


It looks a bit odd but might be a talking point.
by Diane
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Curry leaves
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Curry leaves

Elmigo - if anyone can grow it then it'll be you, for sure.
by Diane
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Curry leaves
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Curry leaves

Afternoon all, I've been making curry all afternoon - and just wondered if it's possible to grow my own curry leaves. This is the plant - (Murraya koenigii). Not the yellow flowered Helichrysum smelly one that grows outside in the garden. I would think it's best to grow it indoors. Anyone had succes...
by Diane
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Autumn Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 94
Views: 3084

Re: Late Autumn Bits and Bobs.

I'd forgotten all about my peripheries until the cold snap :(
by Diane
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Autumn Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 94
Views: 3084

Re: Late Autumn Bits and Bobs.

Well I think you are very brave coping with the pain and admire your decision to postpone the op.
by Diane
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: Great Zucchini Recipe
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: Great Zucchini Recipe

Sounds delicious - thank you.
by Diane
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: M25 Root Stock
Replies: 8
Views: 452

Re: M25 Root Stock

What an interesting dilemma - I'd plant them and just see what happens, if you have the room.
by Diane
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: My Christmas cake recipe.
Replies: 5
Views: 290

My Christmas cake recipe.

Once again this year, I’ve had requests for my Vodka Christmas Cake recipe so here goes. Please keep in your files as I am beginning to get tired of typing this up every year! (Made mine this morning!!!!) 1 cup sugar, half pound butter, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 cup water, 1 tsp. salt , 1 cup brown su...
by Diane
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: new built house garden - getting the soil ready for planting
Replies: 11
Views: 537

Re: new built house garden - getting the soil ready for planting

Welcome Carmen - wishing you well with your garden. Always lots to do - just take your time and be flexible with your plans. And take care of your back.

Of course, you know we all expect progress pics :D

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