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  Topic: Piano
Sarah D

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 08 6:36 pm   Subject: Piano
Gone now. I get the message.
  Topic: Piano
Sarah D

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 08 9:27 am   Subject: Piano
Gone now.
  Topic: parasites
Sarah D

Replies: 9
Views: 3942
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 08 7:28 am   Subject: parasites
Raw carrot is supposed to kill, but I've never had occasion to test this out. Garlic, lots of it?
  Topic: Spring top jars
Sarah D

Replies: 5
Views: 5605
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 08 1:31 pm   Subject: Spring top jars
I clip mine down completely to begin with, never had a problem.
  Topic: Socks
Sarah D

Replies: 45
Views: 14191
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 08 11:18 am   Subject: Socks
Anything with a high wool content is best; man-made fibre (acrylic/nylon) is added for strength, especially in heel and toe areas, so is the norm for sock wool. If you use DK, they will knit up quite ...
  Topic: bottle corks
Sarah D

Replies: 24
Views: 7950
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 08 11:11 am   Subject: bottle corks
Try cork bungs on the demi-johns - they're more flexible and easier to push in. A couple of mine have narrower necks, and I have carved away the cork bung to fit.

For wine bottles, I find the screw ...
  Topic: Sad news ...
Sarah D

Replies: 29
Views: 9821
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 08 7:24 pm   Subject: Sad news ...
Sincere condolences from me too Judith.

Take care.


Sarah D
  Topic: How many dischcloths is enough?
Sarah D

Replies: 31
Views: 11303
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 08 12:35 pm   Subject: How many dischcloths is enough?
Always 100% cotton, or they won't compost properly; also better performance as dishcloths.
  Topic: How many dischcloths is enough?
Sarah D

Replies: 31
Views: 11303
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 08 12:09 pm   Subject: How many dischcloths is enough?
I have 26 or so, but I go through a few in a day. My bathroom cloths are all made of the same darkish blue cotton, so stay in the bathroom, rather than the kitchen. I knit 2 or 3 a month, so have a ...
  Topic: Green tourism
Sarah D

Replies: 26
Views: 7936
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 08 8:26 pm   Subject: Green tourism
Small discount/other incentive for those who arrive on foot/bike/public transport.

Selection of good (secondhand, ofcourse) books for guests to read - environmental, etc issues.
  Topic: Preserving green beans and peas in kilner jars
Sarah D

Replies: 38
Views: 30776
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 08 8:05 pm   Subject: Preserving green beans and peas in kilner jars
MrD rates Ace Hardware very highly, but bought when was over there, good quality stuff, he said.
  Topic: The lazy allotment holder
Sarah D

Replies: 13
Views: 6849
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 08 11:09 am   Subject: The lazy allotment holder
Forgot the veg suggestions Chard, spinach beet, sea beet, sorrel, rhubarb, globe artichokes, leeks, all require little attention.
  Topic: The lazy allotment holder
Sarah D

Replies: 13
Views: 6849
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 08 11:08 am   Subject: The lazy allotment holder
No necessarily raised beds for no-dig- just turn over the grass or soil, then build mulch beds on top; if you have ordinary grass udnerneath, cover with carbboard,e tc, then pile on compost, amnure, e ...
  Topic: cheese, as a starter for more cheese?
Sarah D

Replies: 6
Views: 3200
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 08 6:57 am   Subject: cheese, as a starter for more cheese?
No, it won't work. However, I use good quality yoghurt all the time as a starter.
  Topic: wide elastic?
Sarah D

Replies: 3
Views: 4031
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 08 6:54 am   Subject: wide elastic?
Found this, quite close:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NEW-FLEX-TEX-EXTRA-WIDE-191mm-7-5-WHITE-ELASTIC_W0QQitemZ170244694805QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item170244694805&_trkparms=72%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65 ...
 
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