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  Topic: Autumn onions - pros and cons?
Bernie66

Replies: 6
Views: 4377
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 11 9:27 pm   Subject: Autumn onions - pros and cons?
Yes. Thry don't generally keep as well as spring sown onions but they keep a few months. Stick em in now with garlic and they'll do well.
  Topic: Freezing Beans.
Bernie66

Replies: 10
Views: 3682
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 11 9:33 am   Subject: Freezing Beans.
The more you can dry them after blanching the better too. And if you can freeze onto a tray then bag once frozen that works better again.
  Topic: 10 easy to grow fruit tress
Bernie66

Replies: 26
Views: 12094
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 11 9:07 pm   Subject: 10 easy to grow fruit tress
Pears are planted for the next generation rather than this one. And they're a waste of time too often.
  Topic: Alexanders or hemlock?
Bernie66

Replies: 12
Views: 6888
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 11 9:22 pm   Subject: Alexanders or hemlock?
Nah, me neither.

  Topic: Alexanders or hemlock?
Bernie66

Replies: 12
Views: 6888
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 11 8:58 pm   Subject: Alexanders or hemlock?
once you learn the smell of hemlock its impossible to miss IMO. Until then its a gamble. Supposed to be a pleasant death though, as deaths go.
  Topic: Alexanders or hemlock?
Bernie66

Replies: 12
Views: 6888
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 11 8:31 pm   Subject: Alexanders or hemlock?
http://paulkirtley.co.uk/2011/hemlock-conium-maculatum/

Another fine article from Paul Kirtley's website
  Topic: Leatherwork
Bernie66

Replies: 24
Views: 8349
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 11 10:05 pm   Subject: Leatherwork
I am already working on that one
  Topic: Leatherwork
Bernie66

Replies: 24
Views: 8349
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 11 9:38 pm   Subject: Leatherwork
TD, have a look on britishblades forum and less so bushcraftuk. I'm sure britishblades has some really useful threads on it re leatherwork.
  Topic: Ooh, BlackBerry 6 OS. Do I or don't I?
Bernie66

Replies: 17
Views: 5578
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu May 26, 11 8:29 am   Subject: Ooh, BlackBerry 6 OS. Do I or don't I?
1. It keeps dropping off my Wifi here and refuses to reconnect (refuses to re-associate, to be technical). Much research and fiddling has failed to conclusively point the finger at the fruit or the m ...
  Topic: Ooh, BlackBerry 6 OS. Do I or don't I?
Bernie66

Replies: 17
Views: 5578
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu May 26, 11 8:21 am   Subject: Ooh, BlackBerry 6 OS. Do I or don't I?
what are annoying issues?

Do you venture onto crackberry forums to see whats available in terms of fixes and workarounds?
  Topic: Alexanders or hemlock?
Bernie66

Replies: 12
Views: 6888
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu May 12, 11 2:22 pm   Subject: Alexanders or hemlock?
Thanks! I had a look at it but some of the responses pound a little reliant on the picture, which I can't look at. It smells like peppery celery?

I'm sorry, I'm not confident enough to advise
  Topic: Alexanders or hemlock?
Bernie66

Replies: 12
Views: 6888
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu May 12, 11 1:50 pm   Subject: Alexanders or hemlock?
http://forum.downsizer.net/about61826.html&highlight=alexanders

Try this quite similar topic
  Topic: Cold water natural dyeing
Bernie66

Replies: 11
Views: 4427
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon May 02, 11 9:42 pm   Subject: Cold water natural dyeing
cant you get it to fill from the bucket, let it suck its water from there so it thinks its plumbed in?
  Topic: Cold water natural dyeing
Bernie66

Replies: 11
Views: 4427
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon May 02, 11 9:37 pm   Subject: Cold water natural dyeing
does it not heat water itself? Most washers do.
The more modern ones heat a cold only supply but the older ones heat hot to the temperature that they want.
  Topic: 12 V 4 Amp hour
Bernie66

Replies: 19
Views: 10655
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 11 10:45 pm   Subject: 12 V 4 Amp hour
running cost as opposed to setup
 
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