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by amo
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Loganberry/blackberry
Replies: 13
Views: 3469

Loganberry/blackberry

Hi I have a loganberry and I am not impress by the fruits, taste ok but a pain too pick, get squash when you pull them and the core is nearly impossible to take off. I am thinking of removing it and replacing it by a good old blackberry! I know they are everywhere and free but I was thinking of a th...
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: French beans
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

Re: French beans

I can't find the packet now but I got the feeling it was Thompson and Morgan.

As it is not too late I will buy another packet this weekend and have another go.
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: What is the best Strawberry for freezing?
Replies: 9
Views: 4399

Re: What is the best Strawberry for freezing?

did someone already tried to dry them. Dried fruits are expensive in shops then making our own would make sense. I did tomatoes last year and they come out allright, still ok in their olive oil Do I do the same thing for strawberries? but how do I keep them after? And I do recommend the preserve, I ...
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: peppers and chillies
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: peppers and chillies

Hi Oldherbaceous and Alan

Thank you to both of you I am looking forward to the harvest now but I will not be saving seeds this year.

amo
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: French beans
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

Re: French beans

Hi Alan

a local garden centre early this year.

amo
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: French beans
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

French beans

Hi I had a problem with my beans germination, my yellow ones D'Oro Di Corona are refusing to came out, it is now my third time and I just got 3 coming out, the others look like they are rotting. No problem with my other beans, I did Cobra, Borlotti and a purple one too. I did all of them at the same...
by amo
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: peppers and chillies
Replies: 3
Views: 864

peppers and chillies

Hi All my peppers and chillies got mixed up (a small boy had fun with the labels) and as I did not know which one was which I planted all of them in the same bed, there was a lot of them, really too many but I use a lot of them in cooking and I pickle a lot too. I am wondering now if they are going ...
by amo
Sun May 16, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cuckoo.
Replies: 15
Views: 2281

Re: Cuckoo.

sorry Alan should have reade the complete email just look at the picture!!!
by amo
Sun May 16, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cuckoo.
Replies: 15
Views: 2281

Re: Cuckoo.

from my husband: this is not a cuckoo this is a hedge sparrow or commonly named Dunnock and is very small.

Cuckoo are about the size of a collared dove and barred.

he love bird!

amo
by amo
Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: pickled chillies
Replies: 7
Views: 2628

Re: pickled chillies

poor you it must be horrible to have your hands burning like that and for so long! did you try aloe vera? I meant the long green ones in jars they are so good I love them, they are not too hot just a little heat! I think I found a recipe I will post it in a few weeks when I tasted it. hope you get b...
by amo
Sun Oct 04, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: green aubergine
Replies: 2
Views: 1366

green aubergine

Hello

Some of my aubergines are becoming green. They start with the right color and go green they are the right size and shape.

Is this a virus? are they still safe to eat?

Many thanks

amo
by amo
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: pickled chillies
Replies: 7
Views: 2628

pickled chillies

Hello

Does anyone have a recipe for a spanish style pickled chillies please?

I grew a lot of these long not too hot chillies but now I am a little stuck, I can't even guess which vinegar to use.

Many thanks

amo
by amo
Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: car fumes
Replies: 2
Views: 784

car fumes

Hi My allotment site rep. want to authorise parking very near my plot (1m), and as you could imagine I am not very happy about it. What's the point of growing organically if I get car fumes on my veg. What do you think about it? and what can I do to stop it? and I already thought about dropping a BI...
by amo
Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: Easy Apple Wine
Replies: 1
Views: 1580

Re: Easy Apple Wine

Thank you very much Caz I will try it at the week-end.

amo
by amo
Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: Home made drinks
Replies: 11
Views: 3792

Re: Home made drinks

Hi Caz

Would love to try your rhubarb and apple wine. could you please post the recipes.
Last year I did some damson wine but I have not tried it yet!!! should be ready next month.

amo

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