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by Colin2016
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Growing height
Replies: 4
Views: 2988

Growing height

Just made up raised bed 2ft wide x 14ft long to go near fence. Looking at using this for growing tomatoes, peas & cucumbers this year, maybe broad/runner beans next year. I would like to add a frame with square mesh for plants to use for climbing up. What would the maximum height I would need to...
by Colin2016
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Growing in containers
Replies: 10
Views: 1774

Re: Growing in containers

Check out square foot gardening, hopefully from library if you have difficulty I would be happy to send you my copy to borrow.

Also Quick Crop .co.uk is a good site for research.
by Colin2016
Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2017.
Replies: 177
Views: 18092

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2017.

Good to see your dog has prime spot.

My dog is curls up on the settee with me but as soon as I go to put log on fire she disappears to another room. When my wife put log on she stays put.
by Colin2016
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2017.
Replies: 177
Views: 18092

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2017.

Always plenty of wood on the beach...There was a buoy floating on its own & a caravan roof yesterday courtesy of Doris.
by Colin2016
Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Oldest Cook Books?
Replies: 9
Views: 3467

Re: Oldest Cook Books?

Just replaced “Cookery in Colour by Marguerite Patten” believe it is from 1960s any way defiantly last century as one of the recipes says cut thickness of a penny.
by Colin2016
Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Bread making corner
Replies: 105
Views: 13441

Re: Bread making corner

All turn out ok just waited till power game on 5 hours latter. Wasn't sure I could put this in the fridge so left it on the table and hoped for the best.
by Colin2016
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Bread making corner
Replies: 105
Views: 13441

Re: Bread making corner

Had bread all set to go into the oven yesterday when Doris (storm) turned up and knocked the power out.
by Colin2016
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2264

Re: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback

Just done a quick check the kitchen Garden shop takes me to D T Brown seeds site and with what Peter safe to assume they all connected.
by Colin2016
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2264

Re: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback

An experience that may be of interest to you. I am putting an order together and wanted some Sweet Alyssum Snowcloth so did a search on your website which showed nothing. So thought I’ll email you and ask the question direct to make sure. Finding your email address was impossible as I seemed to go a...
by Colin2016
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Create your own Veg calendar for your area
Replies: 5
Views: 1667

Re: Create your own Veg calendar for your area

I print it as a pdf then transfer to my kindle... Would think it could be transferred to smart phone as well.
by Colin2016
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Create your own Veg calendar for your area
Replies: 5
Views: 1667

Create your own Veg calendar for your area

Came across this site for creating you own veg planting calendar http://gardenfocused.co.uk/calendar-veg-personalised.php Just select your area & growing items and it will generate a personalised fruit and vegetable growing calendar. It will also automatically generate a crop rotation plan, at t...
by Colin2016
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Plastic Milk Bottle
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Plastic Milk Bottle

Came across a tip for using plastic milk bottle for storing & distributing vericulite on your website survey.

Wonder what other usages there are for the plastic bottle.
by Colin2016
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2264

Re: We want your Kitchen Garden website feedback

All done...Thanks for the tip of using plastic container for storing vericulite in the video.
by Colin2016
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Bread making corner
Replies: 105
Views: 13441

Re: Bread making corner

Thank you very much for your tips Richard. Got to say the pizza was a success last night.

Here’s another one for you, why does the cooked bread look brown on the inside when using white flour?
by Colin2016
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Website Help
Topic: E MAILS
Replies: 4
Views: 1969

Re: E MAILS

Suggest you contact main office and ask to be removed from the data file.

I found them very helpfull when I had another issue.

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