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by MrsL
Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: COLD FEET !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2112

Re: COLD FEET !!!

Got skating ducks here too, most unamused; shivering goats and fed up chickens.
Bit worried for the bees, though :(
by MrsL
Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Snow across Great Britain
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Re: Snow across Great Britain

That's amazing! Thanks.
by MrsL
Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Seed Swop-Shop
Topic: Wanted - Shetland kale seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 2003

Re: Wanted - Shetland kale seeds

Certainly is :D The place I'm hopefully gettings ome from also sells knitting wool. so doubly happy! (Not that I need any more, but I might.......)

My little bit of Sheltand-in-Dorset plan is coming together :)
by MrsL
Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Quince Tree Varieties
Replies: 8
Views: 2865

Re: Quince Tree Varieties

Yes it does, and makes a very beautiful jelly and wine.
by MrsL
Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: FOOD 2030
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: FOOD 2030

Thankyou. I'll have a read ( and probably a shout!) later.

:D
by MrsL
Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: FOOD 2030
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: FOOD 2030

I've read his speech - good in theory, let's see what they can do.

Trouble with the second link, though, to the 2030 - it takes me to the Alan have you got any snow yet thread :lol:
by MrsL
Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hand held blenders
Replies: 37
Views: 3393

Re: Hand held blenders

:lol: Not so sure about the sensible, but over the past few years I've become as non-electric as possible in the kitchen. I have a fridge and a washing machine and an electric iron - that's it. Am experimenting withs ad irons, but it's hard work! :roll: :D I can manage without teh washing machine to...
by MrsL
Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Seed Swop-Shop
Topic: Wanted - Shetland kale seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 2003

Re: Wanted - Shetland kale seeds

I think I've secured some!! :D :D
by MrsL
Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Sowing chilli seeds now?
Replies: 12
Views: 4462

Re: Sowing chilli seeds now?

Bit early for me here, but I know a lot fo people start them off early. Usually the beginning of February for me, with tomatoes and a couple of other things. Light is the problem.
by MrsL
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hand held blenders
Replies: 37
Views: 3393

Re: Hand held blenders

I'm with Alan Refail on this one - and the rest of his list! I have a Mouli for soup, but I usually just leave it as it is.
by MrsL
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: seaweed
Replies: 13
Views: 3902

Re: seaweed

I don't buy things like that for the garden, but will take a look anyway - I like to knwo what's about etc. I think I'm more able to put up with smells ownow, at my age than I was back then! :lol:
by MrsL
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:17 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: seaweed
Replies: 13
Views: 3902

Re: seaweed

I remember spending hours with my father on the shore in Scotland, gathering seaweed into plastic sacks for hsi garden; he swore by it for his potatoes.
I remember the smell..........
by MrsL
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: SEED TIME
Replies: 21
Views: 2964

Re: SEED TIME

Can recomend Kings, Tucker's, Thos Etty, Real Seeds - they're the ones I use mostly; I get unusual/rare/heirloom/heritage ones from various places and countries via the internet - had some great stuff over the years. I grew the coloured carrots a couple of times. The purple ones were pretty, but I w...
by MrsL
Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Jerusalem Artichokes.
Replies: 12
Views: 4108

Re: Jerusalem Artichokes.

Soup is the best thing to do with them, or slice, parboil and bake with cream/cheese/garlic in the oven. Love them here; I'm just about to dig up the new-to-me pink-skinned one to try, plus the rest of the Fuseau ones. I save the least knobbly and rutty ones for re-sowing, trying for selection of ea...
by MrsL
Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: Seed Swop-Shop
Topic: Wanted - Shetland kale seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 2003

Wanted - Shetland kale seeds

Anyone have any to swap/share or know where I can buy please?

Thanks.

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