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  Topic: Green manure for onions
DavidW

Replies: 12
Views: 3650
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 06 4:31 pm   Subject: Green manure for onions
Iím looking to prepare my onion bed for next year (same bed as this year). Itís difficult to get horse manure, so I thought I could prepare the bed using green manure. I would need something that I c ...
  Topic: Hop shoots
DavidW

Replies: 6
Views: 1625
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 21, 06 6:44 pm   Subject: Hop shoots
Hi,
i've got Goldings and Fuggles on my allotment , (3 years old). I normally leave 6 shoots on each plant and train these shoots up individual strings.

David
  Topic: Calaloo
DavidW

Replies: 16
Views: 6099
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 05 8:08 pm   Subject: Callaloo Seeds
Hi,
Iím interested in growing the outdoor variety of Callaloo does anyone know where I could buy some seeds.

Thanks
David
  Topic: Seed saving
DavidW

Replies: 16
Views: 5769
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 15, 05 3:02 pm   Subject: Seed saving
I'll be trying to save:-
pumkin
carrot
parsnip
runner and broad beans

Thanks
David
  Topic: Seed saving
DavidW

Replies: 16
Views: 5769
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 05 3:22 pm   Subject: Seed Saving
How do you prepare and store the seeds once collected

David
  Topic: chutney making equipment
DavidW

Replies: 9
Views: 3358
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 05 5:58 pm   Subject: chutney making equipment
Does anyone have an address where I can purchase chutney making equipment from (jars, tops, equipment)

Thanks
David
  Topic: Wasps
DavidW

Replies: 7
Views: 3752
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 05 1:36 pm   Subject: Wasps
After I phoned the council to see how much it would cost to remove the nest (£20), I spoke to my allotment co coordinator. He rang the leisure gardens department and asked for the nest to be removed, ...
  Topic: Pumkin Recipes
DavidW

Replies: 9
Views: 4951
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 05 1:13 pm   Subject: Pumkin Recipes
Any good pumkin recipes out there

Thanks
David
  Topic: Runner Bean Bed
DavidW

Replies: 5
Views: 2300
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 05 12:45 pm   Subject: Runner Bean Bed
Iím going to start my runner bean bed for next year, by trenching and adding compost / manure and covering. A guy on the next plot says he does the same, but puts in plastic sheeting first to hold the ...
  Topic: Wasps
DavidW

Replies: 7
Views: 3752
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 05 7:40 pm   Subject: Wasps
I have a waspís nest in my green compost bin on the allotment, is there anything I can do to get rid of them, as my council want £20 to come and solve the problem.

Thanks
David
  Topic: freeze plums
DavidW

Replies: 6
Views: 7342
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 05 2:36 pm   Subject: freeze plums
Thanks for the replys, the plums i have are slightly under ripe, what's the best way of ripeing them, before freezing.

David
  Topic: chillis
DavidW

Replies: 39
Views: 14031
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 05 2:33 pm   Subject: chillis
Could i dry them in an airing cupboard.?

David
  Topic: freeze plums
DavidW

Replies: 6
Views: 7342
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 05 8:01 pm   Subject: freeze plums
Is it possible to freeze plums; I have just picked a load and want to make a wine later on in the year

Thanks
David
  Topic: WTD: Hop roots
DavidW

Replies: 7
Views: 5440
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 05 7:35 pm   Subject: Hop Plants
Rhyddid,
Iíve attached a link to A+Hops they sell various varieties (£5/plant)

http://www.aplus-hops.co.uk/online.htm

Itís a little late in the year to start digging any up, so if you remind me ...
  Topic: Pickled Beetroot problems
DavidW

Replies: 2
Views: 2804
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue May 31, 05 9:34 pm   Subject: Pickled Beetroot problems
Last year I pickled my beetroot in malt vinegar. On trying them this week, the beetroot are very harsh (very strong vinegar taste)to taste. Did I use the right type of vinegar and should I have added ...
 
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