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by MEL78
Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Out of date tins
Replies: 14
Views: 2868

Re: Out of date tins

its was to make caramel shortbread so the slight risk of a head in a bucket is well and truly worth it...lol
by MEL78
Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Out of date tins
Replies: 14
Views: 2868

Re: Out of date tins

thanks I'm sure it will be fine do feel a bit queasy now but that good of been the 2 large spoonfuls I had to try it out forgot how sickly but nice it is
by MEL78
Sun Jan 13, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Batteries
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: Batteries

do you mean the watch type ones
by MEL78
Sun Jan 13, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Out of date tins
Replies: 14
Views: 2868

Out of date tins

Advice please is it ok to use tins past their stamped date.....daughter is making caramel shortbread but the condensed milk is 3 months out of date looks and smells and taste ok I think (years since I even tasted the stuff)
by MEL78
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Batteries
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Batteries

Hi can anyone give me some advice I take all the old batteries in the house to recycle but what should I do with the ones that have already corroded should I just bag them up seperately and put them in with the others

mel
by MEL78
Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Rhubarb going to seed
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: Rhubarb going to seed

Thanks Mike its on a plot I took over last year so don't know how old it is , I'll separate it at the end of the year.....however most of the other allotments seem to have the same problem......
by MEL78
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Rhubarb going to seed
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Rhubarb going to seed

Help needed no matter how quickly I am pulling off the seed heads every other day more are coming.....is there anything I can do.....it quite a substantial mature plant .......
by MEL78
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Help ...courgettes
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Help ...courgettes

Hi just come back from the allotment and my courgette plants have rotted (from the root upwards) could some one please let my know why this would of happened and what I can do next year to stop it happening again..

Thanks
by MEL78
Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Hep Ragwort
Replies: 16
Views: 1364

Re: Hep Ragwort

Thanks Mike I really shouldn't look things up on the net ....
by MEL78
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Hep Ragwort
Replies: 16
Views: 1364

Hep Ragwort

Hi after a bit of help had a couple of ragwort plants growing in the garden (as I have neglected it this year in favour of the allotment ) just pulled them up and was going to just bin them but have been checking on the net and as I didn't wear gloves am now a bit concerned with some of the stuff I ...
by MEL78
Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: problems with pots
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: problems with pots

Thanks for the advice though I have spoken to my mother and I gave her my left over seed pots which she put in potatoes pots with fresh shop bought compost and has the same problem........would this still be scab as I thought scab was something in the soil........
by MEL78
Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: problems with pots
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: problems with pots

Have looked it up and it could be although out of 30 plus that I dug up today only a handful were effected.....
by MEL78
Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Fruit Bushes at Aldi
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Fruit Bushes at Aldi

For all the non aldi shoppers out there there are doing fruite bushes from this Tursday for £1.99n have bought them in thepast and they are doing well.....think the ones available are red gooseberry, blueberry, tay berries, logan berries, kiwi and gogi berry.
by MEL78
Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: problems with pots
Replies: 5
Views: 604

problems with pots

Forgive my ignorance as I am still new to this just dug up my first pots from the allotment....red skins,,,however a few of them have quite a few warty like lumps on them....can anyone please enlighten me as to what they are...
Thanks
by MEL78
Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Reporting spam
Topic: eww
Replies: 11
Views: 1181

Re: eww

accidently opened one of the topics up as I automatcially check out all new active topics Yuck...glad the kids weren't about...

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