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  Topic: Wild Garlic?
2blackcat

Replies: 10
Views: 2719
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat May 05, 07 5:15 pm   Subject: Wild Garlic?
You should be able to tell by the smell from a fair distance away

and there's no need to dig it up. The leaves should be flavour enough
  Topic: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
2blackcat

Replies: 32
Views: 21138
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 06 6:13 pm   Subject: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
Trouble with that is everyone around here seems to have a Staff as a fashion accessory and I nearly lost the fingers of my left hand when I rescued my pup from the jaws of one of those

So if they'r ...
  Topic: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
2blackcat

Replies: 32
Views: 21138
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 06 6:12 pm   Subject: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
Something else I need to learn ..... but there ain't too many bunnies in this part of Sarf London
  Topic: Freezing Berries
2blackcat

Replies: 16
Views: 3644
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 06 1:35 am   Subject: Freezing Berries
Mine will take the odd one or two but he just wanders off doing his sniffing thing

Actually met a family picking blackberries today. First time I've seen anyone else do it around here. Not sure if ...
  Topic: Blackberry tip
2blackcat

Replies: 24
Views: 4664
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 06 6:52 pm   Subject: Blackberry tip
Strange thing to me was the ones near Brighton at the weekend were green bullets, while the ones here in Sarf London are ripening well

Would have thought it would have been t'other way round :pira ...
  Topic: Worth watching? "Tales from the Green Valley"
2blackcat

Replies: 22
Views: 7391
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Tue May 16, 06 5:06 pm   Subject: Worth watching? "Tales from the Green Valley"
There's a new book out about how they developed the site

http://tinyurl.com/ftzzm

Not sure if it's any good but could be an opener for another series maybe?
  Topic: Lookout for elder
2blackcat

Replies: 9
Views: 1921
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri May 05, 06 5:41 pm   Subject: Lookout for elder
Both leafed over this side

Looks like the hawthorn will be flowering soon. I'll have to check out the elder
  Topic: Wild Garlic
2blackcat

Replies: 20
Views: 5028
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 06 6:09 pm   Subject: Wild Garlic
No recipes but I did see some happily spreading along a road side near Cowden last week

Wanted to have a quick forage but was dragged away kicking and screaming
  Topic: Hosepipe bans call in South East
2blackcat

Replies: 64
Views: 17028
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 06 8:20 pm   Subject: Hosepipe bans call in South East
The funny thing is there have been two leaks on the mains on my usual dog walking round for at least three weeks

Thames Water are aware as they've put down those little yellow foot plates

And no ...
  Topic: tunes etc.
2blackcat

Replies: 5
Views: 1896
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Tue Feb 21, 06 7:23 pm   Subject: tunes etc.
Used to listen to that quite a lot

Music in all styles at any time ..... and then they started wanting to charge for premium channels

Still pop in for nose every now and then though, especially ...
  Topic: 'How can the light that burned so brightly'
2blackcat

Replies: 20
Views: 15591
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 06 4:22 pm   Subject: 'How can the light that burned so brightly'
There's supposed to be a site called candlepower.forums which could answer all your questions ...... but I can't access it from this computer (work one)

So, all in all, not a lot of help
  Topic: Hunting Weekend/Week
2blackcat

Replies: 69
Views: 223698
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 05 8:56 pm   Subject: Hunting Weekend/Week
And another one who will be unable to make it

My apologies

If there's ever another time though ......
  Topic: Making your own bread (Bread makers)
2blackcat

Replies: 68
Views: 38628
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 05 1:46 am   Subject: Making your own bread (Bread makers)
Another vote for the Panasonic

I was recommended it almost a year ago and have been using it regularly (not every day)

The nut dispenser is a must. It seems the seeded bread is the most popular ...
  Topic: Allotment Waiting Lists
2blackcat

Replies: 25
Views: 5202
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 05 10:23 pm   Subject: Allotment Waiting Lists
Put myself down on the local list about a month ago

You had a choice of three plots of the twenty odd sites available .... waiting lists for the ones I've chosen? Six months to two years!
  Topic: Hunting Weekend/Week
2blackcat

Replies: 69
Views: 223698
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 05 10:02 pm   Subject: Hunting Weekend/Week
Might be able to borrow an air rifle
May be able to get the time off work

I could be up for it
 
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