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by old tree man
Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: organic mayo
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Hi ina i got the recipe from hfw the river cottage year but adapted it for my own taste combine 100ml olive oil 200ml sunflower oil 2 egg yolks put 2 egg yolks in a bowl & whisk the yolks then drizzling the mixed oils just a few drops at a time once the mayonnaise has taken increase the flow to a st...
by old tree man
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Mean neighbours are getting rid of my blackberry patch :-(
Replies: 11
Views: 2044

Really sorry to hear about your nieghbours, its a shame thay havent got the common sense to realise the trouble they cause, if they had just spoke to you first you might have sorted it out befor it got to far . Even this side of the world we have pests for nieghbours :( hope it works out for you all...
by old tree man
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Clearing grass
Replies: 10
Views: 2671

some allotment associations have strict council guidlines ie building regs, smokeless zones and neighbour friendly sites but some are really analy retentive :bs: for lack of a better description.

Russ :flower:
by old tree man
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: organic mayo
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

organic mayo

Made my own organic mayonaise today i'm really chuffed it tastes fantastic my daughter loves it :cheers: :cheers:
and i didn't realise how stupidly EASY it is :oops:



Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Best and worst books (for kids)
Replies: 26
Views: 7331

nothing wrong with being a big kid :roll:
i have read the hobbit 12 times and my grandchildren love the duncton wood books (so do i) :lol:
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Clearing grass
Replies: 10
Views: 2671

Yes you can burn now but some larger clumps you will have to persist with
and as ranter said if the clumps are "big" scrape the top off and turn them over untill they rot down.
Then go back and burn whats left
good luck
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Avatars
Replies: 44
Views: 6345

Mine is just me visiting the valley garden at Belsay hall northumberland standing next to a lovely gunnera
hope i've lost wieght since then :lol: :lol:

Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: MSG and illness
Replies: 22
Views: 4661

Jane and i have given up on take aways as the food colourings give her a migraine and me they just seem to bypass my stomach :pale:
so we tend to treat ourselves by cooking our own "stop in anyways" and open a few bottles of home made wine :drunken:
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Clearing grass
Replies: 10
Views: 2671

Hi if you'r not in a hurry you can cover it with old carpets or anything that blocks out the light that will kill off most of the grass and annuals, And if you want a quick fix you can hire a hand held burner wich will burn off everything even the pesky over wintered seeds that keep coming back, but...
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from New Zealand
Replies: 11
Views: 1835

Hi from north yorkshire

:flower:
all the best

Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello, I'm Mara
Replies: 15
Views: 2235

Hi welcome to the site
hope you enjoy
all the best
Russ :flower:
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Nelson New Zealand
Replies: 25
Views: 4530

Hi from north yorkshire
all the best
Russ :flower:
by old tree man
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Evening All
Replies: 16
Views: 3188

hi Red
welcome to the site
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: acorns
Replies: 7
Views: 2908

That looks really good
I'm going for a walk through a lovely old oak wood near me tomorrow
will be a nice finish to a day out
all the best
Russ :flower:
by old tree man
Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 373553

depeche mode>>>>>>>everything COUNTS