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by JaneEm
Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Stevia
Replies: 20
Views: 5095

Re: Stevia

The taste difference could also be individual plants - I've read that they vary a lot in sweetness and in taste. Following a brain op., my partner has been left with damaged nerves to her taste buds and tastes all sugar as salt. Stevia has turned out to be a way of sweetening that doesn't taste drea...
by JaneEm
Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Unusual herbs
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Re: Unusual herbs

Thank you for all this. And thanks for the link, Wulf. You're right, it is brilliant.
by JaneEm
Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Unusual herbs
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Unusual herbs

My allotment, which I've had since June, was previously used to grow herbs and other useful perennial stuff (with the result that the most bothersome ‘weed’ is comfrey – well over half the plot was given over to it), so I’ve ended up with some herbs I’ve never grown before. Any advice on what to use...
by JaneEm
Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from North Yorkshire
Replies: 6
Views: 990

Re: Hello from North Yorkshire

Thank you all for this welcome. I haven't managed to get back to the forum for a while - a combinatiion of work and my partner's health (We've spent more time in hospitals that at the allotment over the last few weeks!). But I came back from the allotment this afternoon with several questions, so I'...
by JaneEm
Tue Jul 17, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from North Yorkshire
Replies: 6
Views: 990

Hello from North Yorkshire

Hi. I'm in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. I've just (after about 5 years of being on the list) got a very small allotment. I signed for it on May 31st and started sorting it out on June 2nd. 5 small beds cleared and planted so far and some compost bins made. I may not get much this year, but there's ...

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