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by Archie
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: *gloat*
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: *gloat*

Just got back on the bike from a forage, 2 bags of cooking apples (they falling off and picking off easy) will keep all winter. Thought it early, hope they keep. Also some loverly blackberries, the small tight sort, not so sweet as others. ALSO some corn fell off a lorry, a pile of it on the verge, ...
by Archie
Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: *gloat*
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: *gloat*

Loads of apples and blackberries, best year ever here in Norfolk.
But..weep...no sloes.
Own garden Laxton Fortune thousands on one tree. Plums fairly good Victoria but intermittent ripening.
by Archie
Tue May 06, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Topsoil - where do you get yours from?!
Replies: 17
Views: 2003

No local link, and Googling brings up the expensive bagged stuff.
Landscape gardeners must get it from somewhere, the same place where they get fancy gravel and pavers.
by Archie
Tue May 06, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Topsoil - where do you get yours from?!
Replies: 17
Views: 2003

Gravel merchants often have a 'soil' section. For instance, my local man here in Norfolk sells Breckland light, sounds like a beer.
By the truck load delivered. Will find a link.
by Archie
Mon May 05, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Help, what is this plant?
Replies: 10
Views: 1126

The stem looks euphorbia'ish...a milky sap no no.
by Archie
Mon May 05, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Help, what is this plant?
Replies: 10
Views: 1126

It's not cannabis............................ :mrgreen:
by Archie
Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: the freeconomy community
Replies: 12
Views: 2098

Hear what you say, Sao....not unlike the conditional love of a mother for the child, BUT later on doesn't the father step in, for discipline and work ethic. so are you implying that Fathers don't give unconditional love?? and that the Mother is the only Parent capable of this? No Grahoom...I posted...
by Archie
Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:29 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: the freeconomy community
Replies: 12
Views: 2098

Hear what you say, Sao....not unlike the conditional love of a mother for the child, BUT later on doesn't the father step in, for discipline and work ethic.
by Archie
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: the freeconomy community
Replies: 12
Views: 2098

Hi Sao......how are the lazy, want want want but don't give brigade dealt with.
Over the years such people have learnt to con their way thru life, so by nature are good talkers.
by Archie
Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: How to shop without buying anything
Replies: 34
Views: 5050

Yes..Lav your granddad was right....find at age 72 need less, just the basics and a bit of heat.
Actually giving up things because can't be bothered with the sorting of it.
Like freezers and vhs and dvd players recorders whatever.
by Archie
Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:15 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Drying Broad Beans
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

You can't beat a good fetish. :lol:
by Archie
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: I got a peacock!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

http://www.nzbirds.com/birds/peacock.html

Can't believe it, but if they are a pest !!!!!
by Archie
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Drying Broad Beans
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

Hi Ginny....I have a ton of dried runner bean seed, and soak them overnight, and add to stews and casseroles in the slow cooker. The white ones look best made into paste, and can be frozen. Protein rich and so versatile. "Diet for a Small Planet" by Frances Moore Lappe is well worth gettin...
by Archie
Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Old radiator for solar water
Replies: 8
Views: 2853

Blimey John some info there....this batch thing seems versatile enough, I like the system where the tank is the collector too. Seen them in Greece where the tank sits atop a collector but yours is an improvement. Might try and do without the pot in my 'copper system' try for the water to heat up dir...
by Archie
Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Old radiator for solar water
Replies: 8
Views: 2853

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