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  Topic: A good dent is made in the allotment!
Jeff

Replies: 17
Views: 27699
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 05 9:04 am   Subject: A good dent is made in the allotment!
I know.... OK, I think I might just get a patch of Garlic in, not Broad beans cos nobody eats them...

Literally just buy some pods, break them up and plant the cloves, right???
  Topic: A good dent is made in the allotment!
Jeff

Replies: 17
Views: 27699
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 05 3:07 pm   Subject: A good dent is made in the allotment!


Judith, I'm not going to start planting it up until Spring and until then I'll just be adding manure and turning the soil getting plenty of air and goodness into it...

I've got some nice w ...
  Topic: A good dent is made in the allotment!
Jeff

Replies: 17
Views: 27699
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 05 2:58 pm   Subject: A good dent is made in the allotment!
Hi all,

Just a quick update to say that I've been for a clearing mission to the new allotment twice now, once with my brother, and I'd say that 20% is clear and ready to work now!!!

I am really ...
  Topic: grow your own baked beans
Jeff

Replies: 16
Views: 5856
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 05 3:19 pm   Subject: grow your own baked beans
It is most certainly something we want to grow next year - we get through LOTS of baked beans ...

Must be 'e-hem' windy over your way...?
  Topic: Crayfish - success!
Jeff

Replies: 25
Views: 20075
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 05 3:17 pm   Subject: Crayfish - success!
Nettie - I did feel a bit guilty dropping them in the pan but it soon passed. Made sure it was a rolling boil, mind.

You'll be pleased to know that you can avoid having to do this! Do what chefs do ...
  Topic: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Jeff

Replies: 10
Views: 8505
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 05 11:12 am   Subject: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Blood fish & bone would you say?
  Topic: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Jeff

Replies: 10
Views: 8505
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 05 8:30 am   Subject: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Has nobody else got any info' about this...?
  Topic: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Jeff

Replies: 10
Views: 8505
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 05 8:55 am   Subject: MOVING RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES?
Hello,

As most of you will know, I'm looking to get my fruit canes etc settled at the new allotmment this Autumn.

Well I have got a good few canes of Autumn Bliss Rasp's still fruiting at home ...
  Topic: My first ever home grown parsnip....
Jeff

Replies: 18
Views: 4829
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 05 8:50 am   Subject: My first ever home grown parsnip....
Top Parsnips!!!

Nothing better than roasted with a dash of pepper, mmm,mmm!
  Topic: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
Jeff

Replies: 29
Views: 7777
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 3:39 pm   Subject: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
it's funny that they don't get run over more with them looking like zebra crossings an all

I know what you mean, you can't help but love them no matter what
  Topic: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
Jeff

Replies: 29
Views: 7777
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 3:16 pm   Subject: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
Well done Jeff, I'm jealous!

My sweetcorn is still not quite ripe, the tassels have started to brown but the kernals are looked pale and have clear, not milky liquid. Do you think there's a chance ...
  Topic: GREEN CHILLI POWDER???
Jeff

Replies: 12
Views: 4095
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 3:11 pm   Subject: GREEN CHILLI POWDER???
I always end up with some green chilli powder as the last lot never seem to ripen red, I usually mix it with my red stuff to make a sort of beigey coloured end product.

You could always add some Su ...
  Topic: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
Jeff

Replies: 29
Views: 7777
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 2:51 pm   Subject: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
And now you will never be able to eat it from a supermarket again. Sweetcorn and peas, straight from the plant-awesome

Supermarket, what!!

No, you're absolutely right about that...
  Topic: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....
Jeff

Replies: 29
Views: 7777
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 2:50 pm   Subject: I had my first ever cobs of fresh sweetcorn....


Try to appeal to whatever makes him tick:

If he likes his food then it's easy, just show him the benefits of fresh organic produce...

If he's money concious, just prove how much you could sa ...
  Topic: GREEN CHILLI POWDER???
Jeff

Replies: 12
Views: 4095
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 05 2:36 pm   Subject: GREEN CHILLI POWDER???
Great, they're only cheap as well
 
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