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by supergenius
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Bloody hard work but......
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Bloody hard work but......

I thought you may be interested to see some evidence of the work that has gone in to preparing a vegetable plot for the current season. We first spotted this old farmhouse in September last year when it came up for rent. The garden was completely neglected, overrun with docks and nettles and was bei...
by supergenius
Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 20257

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

nothing wrong with beer kits!!
by supergenius
Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Old brewing recipes
Replies: 28
Views: 3925

Re: Old brewing recipes

I think it's mainly the mistletoe berries that are poisonous, although i suppose the whole plant will contain some of the toxins. but then again, most toxins have a beneficial effect in the right dose!!
by supergenius
Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 20257

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I have 8 large plastic sweetie jars, each containing about 2 litres of spirits just about ready for bottling: 2 each of Damson Gin, Damson Vodka, Sloe Gin and Sloe Vodka (we picked over 100lbs of fruit in an afternoon last year). The blackberry vodka has already been sampled and is exquisite and the...
by supergenius
Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Real Ginger Beer Plant
Replies: 121
Views: 36591

Re: Real Ginger Beer Plant

Firstly, it can't be impossible to make a ginger beer plant or there would be no such thing. Someone must have made one somehow. You can buy it online from that gingerbeerplant.net site but it is outrageously priced and the kefir sites have their own culture that is similarly extortionate. Many peop...

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