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by Arnie
Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Galinsoga Parviflora
Replies: 4
Views: 2211

Galinsoga Parviflora

Hi Chantal,
I have to admit I have never heard of this plant before , I had a look on Google and the there is a lot of info about your invader. It's common name is Gallant Soldier, and it's from the Asteraceae family, also known as Quickweed.

Hope this is of some help

by Arnie
Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: making steam
Replies: 4
Views: 3724

making steam

Hi all, Over Christmas I have been watching a lot of cable TV as the weather was poor and there is nothing else on,anyway I watched progam on canal boats and they were forming the wooden rubbing strip to the bow of the boat with a steam contraption which was making the wood bend, This contraption wa...
by Arnie
Sun Jan 01, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Johnboy.
Replies: 18
Views: 5149


Hi Johnboy,
need your advice,do you know of a good variety or varieties of tomato suitable for sundrying.

all the best for the new year.

by Arnie
Sat Dec 31, 2005 8:11 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 6
Views: 2198

Happy New Year

I have lost it big time, I had not logged on.

by Arnie
Sat Dec 31, 2005 5:04 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Piccalilli - help
Replies: 4
Views: 5635


Hi Chantal, From what you have posted it does not sound like you are making piccalilli,when you make piccalilli you mix the veg and the vineger/spices together then pour the lot into your jars after it has been cooked. This Reccipe is from the Sarson's booklet Perfect Pickles which you can get from ...
by Arnie
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:39 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: Bread maker
Replies: 96
Views: 28560

sun dried tomato bagettes

Hi Johnboy,
Sorry but this has nothing to do with bread making,can you please recommend a good variety or varieties of Tomato suitable for sundrying.

Thank you


And a happy New Year
by Arnie
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: how cold is it at yours
Replies: 9
Views: 2848

Hi all,
It is dry and bright in Liverpool, temp about 3c with the wind chill about minus 3c. Heavy frost forecast for tonight,thermals for me tomorrow when I am down the allotment I think.

by Arnie
Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:15 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Pariffin
Replies: 17
Views: 6018

Hi All, Hate to put a dampener on all this but you can not buy parraffin in 45 gallon drums anymore,You have to be registered with HM Customs before you can go to a paraffin supplier, and when you have done all that you have to keep records of who you are selling it to, well that is what is in place...

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