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by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 249803

carpenter>>>>>>>>saw
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:39 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

Thanks for the help
as you can see from my avatar i am carrying my fair share anyway :mrgreen:
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 249803

wood>>>>>work
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

jerusalem artichokes

Do they need peeling when roasting or does it not matter
thanks :?
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: What to do about a pear tree's roots that crack foundations?
Replies: 13
Views: 3141

Just to add if the roots are quite substantial that do go under your property they do take quite a long time to die off but as they totally die off they will of course leave a void which must be filled or your property will suffer then you will need the advise of a structual engineer regards old tre...
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: What to do about a pear tree's roots that crack foundations?
Replies: 13
Views: 3141

hi to give both options a chance you can dig a trench between the tree and your house pruning the roots down as you go deeper this will not harm the tree as they will re-generate just like branch pruning, you must dig down at least 1 metre then using thick grade plastic lay it on the bottom of the t...
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: goats milk
Replies: 16
Views: 2604

goats milk

I live in the north yorkshire area and used to have two goat farms local to me but they have unfortunatly stopped selling milk, i know you can buy it in your local tescopolis but it is pasturised i prefer unpasturised due to the far superior taste if anyone knows of any others in my area i would be ...
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I could be a pheasant plucker!
Replies: 6
Views: 1293

having worked in forestry all my life we often barterd with logs to get game for our supper and phesant was very often on the menu. It can be cooked in any way you like we have gently roasted it with red wine parsnips and roast taters / barbequed it with a cranberry glase/ stew it with every conciev...
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: The Selfsufficientish Bible coming to a bookshop near you
Replies: 101
Views: 29273

well done and good luck :occasion5:
i will also put this on my wish list , i`m sure a days charcole making would cover it
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: puff ball
Replies: 19
Views: 4023

puff ball

Has anyone tried just plain fried sliced puffball mushroom cut 1" thick in organic butter until golden then add a goose egg scambled on top .
a small taste of joy. :cheers:
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 581

thanks

Hi all
thanks for the welcome and the advice as soon as i find some recipies i will share them , i do enjoy trying new food and thier tastes :mrgreen:
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 29
Views: 3731

jerusalem artichokes

Hi all can anyone tell me if jerusalms are ok to grow in my part of the world, i live in the NE england about 1 mile from the coast i am well sheltered i fancy using them as a screen then afterwards having something to eat once they are ready to harvest many thanks respect old tree man :mrgreen:
by old tree man
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hi all
Replies: 13
Views: 1773

hi all

Hi all I am new to all this computer gizmo but learning daily, i have been a forrester for nearly 30 years now and worked all over our little but beautiful country, most of the time living where i work foraging and living off the land i must have planted millions of hardwood whips in my time and sti...

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