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  Topic: out in public?
Millymollymandy

Replies: 24
Views: 4702
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 11 11:59 am   Subject: out in public?
Depends whether you are talking about a young child or an adult!

I'd like a shirt of that material.
  Topic: Sealing Jam Jars
Millymollymandy

Replies: 2
Views: 1840
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 11 12:06 pm   Subject: Sealing Jam Jars
As above but make sure to screw the lid on as tightly as you can, then go back (with oven mitts) and redo several times, as sometimes hot lids and hot jars don't alway seem to fit/screw up too well wh ...
  Topic: Purple sage - yellowing leaves
Millymollymandy

Replies: 7
Views: 2943
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:34 am   Subject: Purple sage - yellowing leaves
I bought a purple one which died the same year, tried again same thing, yet the variegated yellow/green one grew enormously, all in the same bed. That's now died off (after about 6 years) except for a ...
  Topic: 10 easy to grow fruit tress
Millymollymandy

Replies: 26
Views: 12789
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:24 am   Subject: 10 easy to grow fruit tress
My medlar produced good sized fruit the first year I was here and every year since the fruit has been tiny, so not totally bombproof.

This is also the first year (we are in year 7) that we h ...
  Topic: Is it too late to earth up tats?
Millymollymandy

Replies: 9
Views: 2473
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:17 am   Subject: Is it too late to earth up tats?
I still get green spuds even after earthing them up twice - they always seem to just rise up the more you earth them up.

Last year I didn't earth up at all and there was no noticeable difference in ...
  Topic: Brown Linnet
Millymollymandy

Replies: 2
Views: 2360
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:12 am   Subject: Brown Linnet
Lovely, lucky you!
  Topic: What can I do with all these blueberries
Millymollymandy

Replies: 22
Views: 6495
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:11 am   Subject: What can I do with all these blueberries
I just eat them as is! They are lovely.
  Topic: Butternut squash
Millymollymandy

Replies: 10
Views: 4533
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 11 6:07 am   Subject: Butternut squash
Strangely the first flower on mine was female, and not a male one in sight....
.....and since then not a female in sight, so still don't have any fruit setting. Ditto the Jack be Littles. Not ...
  Topic: Butternut squash
Millymollymandy

Replies: 10
Views: 4533
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 11 4:10 pm   Subject: Butternut squash
Strangely the first flower on mine was female, and not a male one in sight....
  Topic: Rusty broad beans
Millymollymandy

Replies: 6
Views: 4583
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 11 12:05 pm   Subject: Rusty broad beans
Mine look like that too - rusty and or chocolately marks on the pods, dry as a bone here and has been since March. No problem for the beans inside the pods though!
  Topic: that's it
Millymollymandy

Replies: 13
Views: 3429
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 11 5:49 am   Subject: that's it
BIN ?!?!
Hard boil and feed back to the hens
Haven't got the time for that! Don't really care about chucking eggs, as they are a byproduct of the hens/ducks which I like having as ...
  Topic: Blue tit
Millymollymandy

Replies: 14
Views: 4168
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 11 11:50 am   Subject: Blue tit
I love it!
  Topic: Flower ID please
Millymollymandy

Replies: 6
Views: 1970
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 11 11:35 am   Subject: Flower ID please
How amazing, I had no idea there were other achilleas that were nothing like achillea (if you know what I mean!).

Many thanks for such a quick response.

Although looking up its growing condi ...
  Topic: that's it
Millymollymandy

Replies: 13
Views: 3429
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 11 11:29 am   Subject: that's it
Well given you pay up to 2.50 for 6 organic eggs in a supermarket I don't know why you can't charge a lot more than you are for real free range eggs (the organic bit is less important I'd have though ...
  Topic: Flower ID please
Millymollymandy

Replies: 6
Views: 1970
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 11 11:23 am   Subject: Flower ID please
I was given this at a plant swap but don't have a clue what it is. I would like to know as I don't know what growing conditions it likes!


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