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by pumpy
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Transplanting rhubarb
Replies: 3
Views: 1006

Re: Transplanting rhubarb

Seperate the crowns, re-plant at least 3ft apart along with plenty of (preferably) home-made compost. Be mindful of any incoming cold weather. ....... make some custard, and bobs yer uncle!
by pumpy
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Back after too long a break
Replies: 8
Views: 1798

Re: Back after too long a break

Hi Russ, looks like we arrived back on the same bus! I'm now a carer for my Jackie, still do the veggie thing, etc. I reckon I'll see you around on here.
by pumpy
Tue May 28, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where are???
Replies: 46
Views: 8434

Re: Where are???

Yep, been away for a while, came out the other side, so here we go again!
by pumpy
Tue May 28, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: thought i'd drop in!
Replies: 4
Views: 997

thought i'd drop in!

Hi one & all,.... haven't been this way for a while, ( last March in fact!), things have been happening, but back to normal service now! So...........like a bad smell, i won't be going away any-time soon! :icon_smile: Am looking forward to browsing around & seeing what's what, where & when!
by pumpy
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I love drinking pussy.
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Re: I love drinking pussy.

oooh matron! (get yer coat, you hussey!)
by pumpy
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pickled runner beans.......
Replies: 11
Views: 1450

Pickled runner beans.......

........ no, it didn't appeal to me either. But having tasted them, gorgeous!! If anyone is interested i'll put the recepi on here.
by pumpy
Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Santa
Replies: 15
Views: 1668

Re: Santa

Santa looked out the window & said to Mrs. Clause "it looks like rain dear". :santa:
by pumpy
Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: A moan about M0rris0ns...
Replies: 13
Views: 1151

Re: A moan about M0rris0ns...

One good thing about them is that you can buy their wet fish & freeze it, whereas other supermarkets sell fish which has already been frozen, so cannot be re-froze.
by pumpy
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: generators
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

Re: generators

Hi Scotsmart, a 2.2 kva genny will run a kettle & thats about it. A 10kva genny would be good for about 35amps, so would be adequate to run the house but not the heating. If you are looking for a permanent installation, why not consider a change-over switch, altho' this would involve your local elec...
by pumpy
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Lets not call last orders at the Selfufficientish pub
Replies: 31
Views: 7317

Re: Lets not call last orders at the Selfufficientish pub

I like this pub...... mines a pint! (or two). :drunken:
by pumpy
Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Note for Santa
Replies: 10
Views: 838

Re: Note for Santa

Did you remember to dust under the fridge, you naughty boy! :santa:
by pumpy
Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:01 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Freezing runner beans
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Re: Freezing runner beans

i always thought the enzyme thingy was more to do with the effects on colour. we don't blanche any veg prior to freezing, and have had no detrimental results.
by pumpy
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Apple Wine
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Re: Apple Wine

Sorry, but i'm not really knowlegable enough to help...... but there are plenty of others here who will know, so hang on in there!!
by pumpy
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: survive on a very tight budget
Replies: 65
Views: 14155

Re: survive on a very tight budget

earlystart wrote:had never thought of doing that! cheers guys! rather dislike buying any thing from a supermarket but at the mo its the cheapest place for most things!

go for it!! :pirate:
by pumpy
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: survive on a very tight budget
Replies: 65
Views: 14155

Re: survive on a very tight budget

you could try a visit to the local supermarket, near closing time, to see what produce is being knocked out cheap.