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by AXJ
Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Dehydrators recommendations please
Replies: 17
Views: 1528

Re: Dehydrators recommendations please

Yes the Stockli is excellent, very quiet. I recommend the metal trays, and buy a few extras at the same time
by AXJ
Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: split tomatoes why?
Replies: 10
Views: 834

Re: split tomatoes why?

If you let the soil dry out and then water them, they pull up the moisture and fill up faster than they can grow, basically they explode. Regular watering, and not letting them dry out is the answer. After a year of toms in small to medium pots, other than vowing to have larger pots next year, and l...
by AXJ
Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: who believes in god (these days)
Replies: 85
Views: 2933

Re: who believes in god (these days)

GOD IS LOVE

The rest I leave to George Carlin, he speaks for me :)

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZlBL8sbJh0

not suitable for the sensative
by AXJ
Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: VOTE NOW - SEPT COMP Signed copy of how green are my wellies
Replies: 68
Views: 17880

Re: Sept photo comp -Win Signed copy of how green are my wellies

HI,SEPTEMBER IS SUCH AN ABUNDENT MONTH HOW CAN YOU GO WRONG.HERE,S MY HARVEST CLOCK FOR YESTERDAY....REGARDS CRAGGY I think that is a wonderful picture malcom. Sorry I didn't give a vote, some how it got overlooked as I made my way through all the discussions. Kicking myself now. I have to agree wi...
by AXJ
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Tomato Theft
Replies: 13
Views: 1197

Re: Tomato Theft

Thanks Nev, I have always wondered. I know that end of season comercial toms are often picked well green, then ripend in storage when required for retail by flooding them with gas, I imagine that must be ehtylene gas as well. It is also the explaination for tastless ripe toms on the supermarket shel...
by AXJ
Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: VOTE NOW - SEPT COMP Signed copy of how green are my wellies
Replies: 68
Views: 17880

Re: Sept photo comp -Win Signed copy of how green are my wellies

bad luck, our harvest was at the end of August, so even with a working camera there is not much to take a picture of LoL :flower:

(thinking cap is on, I am sure I can come up with something :wink: )
by AXJ
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Happiness...
Replies: 37
Views: 2960

Re: Happiness...

Flo wrote:
Green Aura wrote:Marmite sucks. Vegemite rules!

Vegemite is a laxative :pale: Isn't it?


Well for every action there is an oposite and equal reaction, one might opine that if the occidental Marmite sucks, it is reasonable to suppose that antipodian Vegemite performs the regular function.
by AXJ
Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: Mushroom and Fungus Identification
Topic: cep
Replies: 13
Views: 1942

Re: cep

These (according to wikipedia) are the real Chanterelle thing click on image for enlargement

Image

Here is a completely unhelpful BBC report
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Mushroom and Fungus Identification
Topic: cep
Replies: 13
Views: 1942

Re: cep

Yes it was surprisingliy up the running order on BBC news, poor family, all on kidney dialisis machines, not funny at all. Out of thousands of 'shrooms. they chose one of the 30 that can do you real damage. I wonder which species they thought they were eating, that could be very helpful information ...
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Happiness...
Replies: 37
Views: 2960

Re: Happiness...

Jolly good thinking Rod, there is a small library here, never thought of looking for english books. With Basque and Spainish to cater for I imagine that the section would be rather small, nevertheless might be able to pick up some classics! That would add to my happiness as well! :cooldude:
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:08 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Happiness...
Replies: 37
Views: 2960

Re: Happiness...

I have to admit that I am very pleased when friends come over, if they bring at least one english broadsheet newspapers with them, and leave them for me to read I am a very happy bunny when I take a :pottytrain5: Indeed. Unfortunately "Men's Fitness" was printed on rather shiny paper. :po...
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Happiness...
Replies: 37
Views: 2960

Re: Happiness...

I have to admit that I am very pleased when friends come over, if they bring at least one english broadsheet newspapers with them, and leave them for me to read I am a very happy bunny when I take a :pottytrain5:
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: July Photo Competition - VOTING OVER!!
Replies: 50
Views: 11406

Re: July Photo Competition - Leisure Time

Thanks for getting the photo competition rolling, CitizenTwiglet has indeed set a trend and also the subject. :mrgreen: The photo must have been taken by you. Just for clarification, may we kind of assume that "you" means the household, there are plenty of couples and parents who post on ...
by AXJ
Wed Sep 03, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: anyone got any sloes
Replies: 21
Views: 2797

Re: anyone got any sloes

I got all excited then ... then I realised your in Spain... no sloes gin this year then. I am really sorry to get your hopes up then dash them. Sounds like this year has been a poor harvest for most things, even over here the locals are moaning about the slim picking of toms, pimentos and waccy bac...

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