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Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:24 pm

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Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:35 pm

I would like a little acknowledgement that i didn't troll Vancheese's Soft Salami thread with I am a dirty spammer, please let one of the moderators know about this post jokes

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Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:20 pm

what?? I have no idea what you are saying, I looked at Vancheese's soft salami and there is nothing funny about it

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Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:26 pm

There's pics?
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Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:57 pm

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Post: #275060 diggernotdreamer
Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:54 pm

what is this picture of?? you been genetically modifying things again

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Post: #275061 doofaloofa
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:08 pm

Maro peas for drying

Check out those tendrils!
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Post: #275062 diggernotdreamer
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:14 pm

You got a craving for mushy peas. Do you have to grow them up sticks or anything, are they a certain variety, I never seen tendrils like that

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Post: #275068 doofaloofa
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:36 am

Cheesypeas!

It's an experiment to see if I can grow them without. Last year I grew them with,but the tendrills were so thick I thought 'ello?

So instead of sowing them 3 staggered rows 2' apart, I spread out the spacing to 8", hoping they will support each other

so far so good at 12" high

Though I do like musshy peas, and pea soup, it's mainly for animal fodder

They are a jappanese variety called Maro (called marrow fat in UK), designed to be grown without support for easy harvesting with machines

remind me and I'll send you some seed in the autumn, or Brown envelope seeds is where I got the first lot from last year (these are from saved seed)

http://www.brownenvelopeseeds.com/
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Post: #275069 doofaloofa
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:45 am

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a close up of the tendrills
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Post: #275071 diggernotdreamer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:31 am

They are outstanding tendrils, I would like some seed of that, just for the fun of it, do you feed the peas to your hens?, how much ground have you got altogether

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Post: #275072 doofaloofa
Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:29 pm

I call them elevendrills

Remind me and I'll post some to you

They will be food for the turkeys, and I plan of fattening some bonhams this autumn aswell.

We have 2 and a bit acres in total, half is firewood coppice with extra fruit and nut trees, there's 23 4'x30' beds, and about half an acre of grass
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Post: #275073 diggernotdreamer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:38 pm

cool

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Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:28 pm

ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:38 pm

I love Ivor Cutler, must be a strange coincidence, I was talking to the wizard about him just two days ago, John Peel used to play his poems and stories a lot


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