Search found 37 matches

by Veggiesauraus
Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: sea beat
Replies: 1
Views: 1322

Re: sea beat

Or you cold eat the seaweed too!!! Makes great soup!

Do you rinse the salt off first? for the fertiliser?
by Veggiesauraus
Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: picking rosehips?
Replies: 5
Views: 3210

Re: picking rosehips?

I wonder if its like freezing sloe before making sloe gin - noticeable difference in flavour - better with ones that have been frozen first and then smashed a bit to let the flavour out - must be some chemical thing :)
by Veggiesauraus
Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Companion Planting with Marigolds
Replies: 9
Views: 1650

Re: Companion Planting with Marigolds

MARIGOLDS: (Calendula): Keeps soil free of bad nematodes. The marigolds you choose must be a scented variety for them to work. One down side is that marigolds do attract spider mites and slugs. French Marigold (T. patula) These marigolds also help to deter whiteflies when planted around tomatoes and...
by Veggiesauraus
Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: growing herbs for teas
Replies: 28
Views: 3664

Re: growing herbs for teas

Love this post!!! Thanks for all the ideas!!!

PS I still have dried nettles on my wall from last years crop! Still taste as good :) Not sure if they have any goodness in them?

:)
by Veggiesauraus
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Identifying help please
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Re: Identifying help please

Thank you - sounds like will pull them up then?!
by Veggiesauraus
Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Identifying help please
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Identifying help please

weed1.jpg
small yellow flowers
weed1.jpg (249.54 KiB) Viewed 867 times
After the two weeks of sun, lots of "weeds" I've left some to see what they turned into...still none the wiser....Help!!!
by Veggiesauraus
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Veg Bolting
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Veg Bolting

My Mooli has bolted and flowered and my radish is straight and has huge leaves and my pots have 2-3ft high tops!!! What on earth is going on this year!!!!????????
by Veggiesauraus
Thu May 27, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Any one got any Echinacea plants for swops please?e
Replies: 0
Views: 1428

Any one got any Echinacea plants for swops please?e

Second year I've sown Echinacea and nothing :(

Everything else is thriving, I have seeds, seedlings, loads of peas and Nasturtiums to swop :flower:

I'm in Bournemouth or can post :)
by Veggiesauraus
Thu May 27, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: dandelion root coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 4747

Re: dandelion root coffee

how do i post it as a photo not an attachment???
by Veggiesauraus
Thu May 27, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: dandelion root coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 4747

Re: dandelion root coffee

Hello Rick&Carol - you made me think I should post a pic of my nettle tea.....well nettles :)
by Veggiesauraus
Sun May 23, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Soil fungus ?
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Re: Soil fungus ?

definitely need photo :)
by Veggiesauraus
Sat May 15, 2010 7:21 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Heating a greenhouse?
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Re: Heating a greenhouse?

do you have storage heaters in canada...they're electric run heaters...well find some old scrapped ones and take the bricks out, these are like lava stones and absorb all the heat of the sun in the day and let it out slowly through the night. If you need to use solar or other forms of heat it will c...
by Veggiesauraus
Sat May 15, 2010 7:18 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: "Preserve"/dry nettle tea
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Re: "Preserve"/dry nettle tea

Spooky I asked the same question on wild food section!!!

Does heating to dry them not get rid of all their goodness?

Thanks
by Veggiesauraus
Sat May 15, 2010 7:11 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: dandelion root coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 4747

Re: dandelion root coffee

Thanks ftb :)
by Veggiesauraus
Sun May 09, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: dandelion root coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 4747

Re: dandelion root coffee

FAB - thanks been buying mine from health food shop and costs a fortune - will make some :)

Acorn sounds interetsing!!!!

How about NETTLE TEA, I buy this too, I couldn't think of a way to dry the nettles to make tea without of getting rid of all there goodness????????