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by froggi
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: New to apple trees
Replies: 8
Views: 3079

Re: New to apple trees

New to apple trees too.... but my query is re pruning back I know not to do it at this time of year as the trees are setting fruit etc but when to do it and how hard to prune back?? Have 2 apples (unknown type), a pear, a cherry/plum - I think and 2 plums/greengages (unsure about these last 2) Any a...
by froggi
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: nettle fertiliser
Replies: 18
Views: 1973

Re: nettle fertiliser

Ahh so that's what's in the blue barrel at the bottom of my garden.... recently (late March) moved into a new (to us that is) house and inherited a nice garden (flippin' long though).... Noticed a rain butt (so I thought) down by the bottom fence.... Approached it, poked about a bit (broken spade sh...
by froggi
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What does your home smell of?
Replies: 153
Views: 12637

Re: What does your home smell of?

a cheeky little alcoholic dandelion and burdock (cheats version).... Ohh, froggi, where did you get the recipe? I'd love to try that! Dunno.... I guess I just guessed and tried experimentation (evil laugh)..... So sorry bout the delay in response.... 2 x 2ltr bottles of D&B (don't do what I did...
by froggi
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Making bacon
Replies: 58
Views: 5280

Re: Making bacon

Managed to succeed with the dry curing... Many thanks GA..... Also managed to acquire a massive shop type bacon slicer off evil Bay.... but the fella wasn't up to the mark for slicing so it lay relatively unused behind the sofa in the conservatory (I know, strange place to keep an item but as I said...
by froggi
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What does your home smell of?
Replies: 153
Views: 12637

Re: What does your home smell of?

Turbo pear cider, a cheeky little alcoholic dandelion and burdock (cheats version).... Oh and nail polish (OH is so proud of her "new" unbitten nails)
by froggi
Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi all from Sheffield, UK
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Re: Hi all from Sheffield, UK

Many thanks for your kind welcomes
by froggi
Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi all from Sheffield, UK
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Re: Hi all from Sheffield, UK

Green Aura wrote:Hi and welcome to Ish :wave:

All hail Green Aura.... you are the inspiration behind my first attempt at curing my own bacon..... a resounding, but a little salty, success :cheers:
by froggi
Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Real Ginger Beer Plant
Replies: 121
Views: 35160

Re: Real Ginger Beer Plant

Am really confused now having read all the posts on this thread.... A complete mewling newbie (already said "Hi" on the intro section) and wondering of these "magical" GBP produce anything remotely alcoholic (I read the post re producing 1.5 ish% ).... Loving the mass produced Cr...
by froggi
Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi all from Sheffield, UK
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Hi all from Sheffield, UK

Hi all.... been reading the boards for a while now but had the time to sit and register today.... :wave:

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