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by Peppa Pig
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Help!My beans have black fly!!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 3271

Re: Help!My beans have black fly!!!!

Ladybirds sound like there going to get a result. Iv just started getting b fly on my potted dwarf beans so Im going to try and hunt down some ladybirds and pop them on. Good luck!
by Peppa Pig
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?

Trees are wonderful living things. Theres nothing like sitting on a hill under a large tree watching the world go by. :oops: :flower: There is a book you might like by Roger Deakin called Wildwood:A journey through trees. Its all about wood, trees. He camps out in a rookery and its just such a real ...
by Peppa Pig
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from wet Scotland
Replies: 15
Views: 1366

Re: Hello from wet Scotland

Hello St John Arnt you the patron saint of something or other? :flower: Great place Scotland, travelled round it for 4 months when I was 18 and had the time of my life. Met a raindeer, a woman wha ran a cheeseshop on a bridge nr Blairgowrie who I will never forget and got chased along a beach by a m...
by Peppa Pig
Thu Jul 08, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Wiltshire!
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Hello from Wiltshire!

In the words of Brucie Boy himself

Nice to see you, to see you, nice :lol: :flower:
by Peppa Pig
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Rogue's Gallery
Replies: 218
Views: 82718

Re: Rogue's Gallery

:wave: Im going to find a suitable picture and let you see that I am indeed not small, pink with a big nose and go oink! Im scarier!!!! :flower:
by Peppa Pig
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Nigel Slaters Ginger Cake recipe
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

Re: Nigel Slaters Ginger Cake recipe

Growing pots in the desert for the Uk winter, isnt that just nutty as a fruit cake! We have always got ours locally from a farmer or market, the imported ones which I think iv tried in the past just go horrible and bitty in the pan. As George from PP would say "Yuuk" Do the markets sell a lot of che...
by Peppa Pig
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Kilner flip top jars for chutney??
Replies: 17
Views: 4600

Re: Kilner flip top jars for chutney??

I will buy new seals in bulk as Im v happy with the jars.They do look v nice indeedie :icon_smile:
Me thinks the birthday fairy will have to be informed.
by Peppa Pig
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?

My two year old little Boo Boo hugs and kisses it, so hopefully its feeling the vibes :hugish:

I havnt gone quite that far yet though.. :icon_smile:
by Peppa Pig
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Nigel Slaters Ginger Cake recipe
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

Nigel Slaters Ginger Cake recipe

This is our favourite cake! We have it with vanilla custard, clotted cream and also with strong cheese. I emailed Nigel at the guardian a few yrs back and told him what a great recipe it was and he replied suggesting we try it with a strong fruity cheese. Its a big cake and Iv found that people who ...
by Peppa Pig
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Carrot Chutney please
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: Carrot Chutney please

mmm, with a big slab of v strong fruity cheese!. Delic :icon_smile:
by Peppa Pig
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Kilner flip top jars for chutney??
Replies: 17
Views: 4600

Re: Kilner flip top jars for chutney??

Thanks x Im going to leave it a while and plan some more. The kilner jars are quite pricey! Im going to save up the ones from pickles and stuff weve bought and use them. When you reuse them though.. do you just do the lid up as tightly as poss and hope its sealed? Or even get him with the bigger mus...
by Peppa Pig
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?

I took some of the grass off around the tree and its almost like concrete. :( There is a little circle of soil left bare so startting from that I have got a trowel and made some holes with a trowel in and through the grass so when it rains water can get through the concrete layer. Iv been giving in ...
by Peppa Pig
Mon Jun 28, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?

The tree is about 7ft and about 5/6 ft wide.
How many cans would you reccomend and is there a perticular feed they like?

Thanks
by Peppa Pig
Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: 'The Edible Garden' starts at 8pm on BBC 2 on April the 7th
Replies: 126
Views: 45366

Re: 'The Edible Garden' starts at 8pm on BBC 2 on April the

Loved this programme and will buy the book and place it right next to my Hamilton collection. It seemed almost monochrome the way they filmed it. Also where oh where does Alice get all those wonderful outfits from. Hubby and I are always saying that there must be so many good presenters out there li...
by Peppa Pig
Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Do we need to wash or feed plumb tree?

We are renting at the mo and have a med size plumb tree in the garen.Its situated on a v dry piece of ground that built up. Im v excited about the plumbs getting big and healthy enough to make stuff with but Im not sure if I should be watering, feeding or washing the tree to deter insects in the plu...