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  Topic: fruit leather hint.
pollyanna

Replies: 9
Views: 6050
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 18 12:51 pm   Subject: fruit leather hint.
Cornflour will help with sickiness. Icing sugar just makes it worse.
  Topic: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
pollyanna

Replies: 25
Views: 29933
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 18 2:57 pm   Subject: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
In the South Wales valleys they were called gibbons; but I haven't heard them called thus since my childhood.
  Topic: Hedges for privacy
pollyanna

Replies: 23
Views: 27465
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 18 11:21 pm   Subject: Hedges for privacy
What are you doing in your field that you don't want anybody to see? Most people don't spend much time in their bedrooms.
Seems a lot of expense to no real purpose. But maybe that's just me.
  Topic: Chocolate chip cookie recipe wanted.
pollyanna

Replies: 6
Views: 11296
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 13, 17 11:22 pm   Subject: Chocolate chip cookie recipe wanted.
The scare about not licking the bowl was in the US of A and only involved flour from one mill.
  Topic: Tomatillos.
pollyanna

Replies: 7
Views: 22511
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 17 5:34 pm   Subject: Tomatillos.
They freeze well.
  Topic: Bathoom radiator issue
pollyanna

Replies: 10
Views: 54066
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 17 2:01 pm   Subject: Bathoom radiator issue
Is it the 'always on' radiator? There is usually one in the system to stop the whole sheebang exploding if it overheats.
  Topic: grass verge preservation in face of opposition
pollyanna

Replies: 7
Views: 21555
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 16 1:54 pm   Subject: grass verge preservation in face of opposition
It sounds as though the neighbour thinks he owns your verge. He does not! Your stretch of verge is just as important to native birds and insects as a stretch of wild meadow.

The verge should be m ...
  Topic: Hot water options
pollyanna

Replies: 6
Views: 46429
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 16 11:29 pm   Subject: Hot water options
Acidic water should not be a problem if you specify a lined boiler.
  Topic: Takeaway coffee cups not recyclable
pollyanna

Replies: 24
Views: 68403
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 16 2:03 pm   Subject: Takeaway coffee cups not recyclable
The few times I have had to have Costa Coffee the liquid has been disgusting and bears little resemblance to coffee, so it will be no penance to avoid it in future. At Our local hospital they got rid ...
  Topic: Garlic
pollyanna

Replies: 201
Views: 343395
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 16 12:31 pm   Subject: Garlic
The scapes/flower shoots can be cooked and eaten.
  Topic: Where can I buy rennet and how quickly does it work?
pollyanna

Replies: 11
Views: 15131
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri May 20, 16 7:20 pm   Subject: Where can I buy rennet and how quickly does it work?
On line.
  Topic: Credit card sales & machine
pollyanna

Replies: 6
Views: 19420
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 15 11:12 pm   Subject: Credit card sales & machine
The bloke who came to service the boiler last week had a Paypal card reader which cost him 2.9%, I think. Better value he thought than hiring a card reader for so much a month.
  Topic: What can rats do?
pollyanna

Replies: 12
Views: 9001
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 15 2:04 pm   Subject: What can rats do?
Rats are moving out of the fields and gardens where they have spent the summer, into places where they have shelter. So yes, now is the time they are making cosy nests.
  Topic: Dishwasher
pollyanna

Replies: 19
Views: 18898
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 15 9:24 am   Subject: Dishwasher
Been using Aldi tabs for years with no problems. Put a dishwasher cleaning liquid through most times we finish a box of tabs. Often forget.

We use no salt. We have a cesspit so we use only chemic ...
  Topic: Small wood burner
pollyanna

Replies: 25
Views: 23368
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 15 3:19 pm   Subject: Small wood burner
That reminds me. Access to chimney for sweeping without moving the stove. I kid you not, I've seen it!
 
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