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by Annemieke
Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Red and brown onions
Replies: 7
Views: 1694

Re: Red and brown onions

Yes the red ones are sweeter, personally I much prefer them. It also appears they are better for you, I quote: "Red onions have a higher concentration of flavonoids in the outer layers, which, according to a Cornell study, can help reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Red oni...
by Annemieke
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Ish Members' Websites
Replies: 14
Views: 5897

Re: Ish Members' Websites

So do you have to have 25 postings to go on here with your blog, or does the minimum amount only hold for mentioning your blog elsewhere in the forum? If so, my blog is If not, I'll keep mum :silent:
by Annemieke
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: New to apple trees
Replies: 8
Views: 3079

Re: New to apple trees

My experience with apple trees, and pears and walnuts for that matter, is that the main thing is to give it plenty of compost every year. In that case you don't even have to keep the grass way from it. Lots of good food and you have very few troubles. xA
by Annemieke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: November salads
Replies: 1
Views: 695

November salads

My November: I go out and pick a few leaves of red looseleaf salad from their hidey holes in the slugcollars. Plus some Moroccan cress, more like a lettuce really. They have all stood the colder weather very well and I don't think the slug collars are really necessary as slugs aren't keen on red. I ...
by Annemieke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: Keeping cats off your beds
Replies: 5
Views: 3094

Keeping cats off your beds

We made a largeish bed just for them. As long as we keep it nicely raked, they won't go anywhere else.
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by Annemieke
Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Thought for Food
Replies: 1
Views: 2752

Thought for Food

Each month I publish a webpage called Thought for Food, with info for local/seasonal growing, eating, recipes and some nutrition suggestions. The growing and eating aspect of it it is aimed at Somerset, though most of it holds for all of the UK; the nutrition ideas are for everyone! You'll find it h...

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