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Post: #2654 gill didsbury
Fri May 06, 2005 8:27 am

Hi All,
Is there some one willing to send me marrow seeds to Australia?
Sealed packet please.

Seeds can be sent here as long as the envolope has on it the botanical and common name of the seed.

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Post: #2659 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 8:51 am

What kind of marrow do you want? Any particular make?!

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Post: #2663 gill didsbury
Fri May 06, 2005 9:04 am

Hi Shiney,

What do you think is best?

I cant find marrow seeds here in Oz, not the ones that can be stuffed with meat and rice etc.

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Post: #2664 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 9:08 am

Well I'll be happy to find you a packet no probs and send it on. I don't have any seeds myself, but I am always lurking around garden centres etc!

So, you want a good old fashioned type marrow that we all hated when we were kids, stuffed with mince and things?

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Post: #2668 couscous
Fri May 06, 2005 10:00 am

Is not a marrow just a courgette that we forgot to pick the day before?
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Post: #2669 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 10:01 am

Yeah they are, monster veg!

If only cherries grew like that. :lol:

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Post: #2670 couscous
Fri May 06, 2005 10:07 am

Hi Shiney
If cherries grew like that; it would give the birds something to think about that eat all mine. Ho hum.
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Post: #2674 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 10:55 am

Would you believe that the birds don't eat mine? I know they aren't poisonous cos I've been eating them for the last four years. :shock:

I reckon it's the neighbours 20 cats that keep em away!

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Post: #2676 Wombat
Fri May 06, 2005 11:05 am

G'DAy Couscous & Shiney (and Gill),

Yeah we used to stuff the monster Zucchinis that I would grow and they turned out OK. I though that the marrows of the UK were somewhat similar if not the same. :shock:

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Post: #2677 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 11:08 am

Sort of, but kids don't like marrows! Mine 'll eat courgettes till the cows come home. (I wish I had some cows)

I have tried marrow with them and you should see their faces. :cry:

They do eat everything else tho, so I can't really complain.
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Post: #2678 Wombat
Fri May 06, 2005 11:10 am

Hmmm.....I wonder what the difference is?
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Post: #2680 Muddypause
Fri May 06, 2005 1:04 pm

shiney wrote:kids don't like marrows! [..]
I have tried marrow with them and you should see their faces. :cry:


White sauce, that's the trick - like my Gran used to make with cornflour and milk. I guess it was probably a sweet white sauce with a little sugar in, but over marrow or cauliflower it was delicious.
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Post: #2681 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 1:18 pm

Yeah, sauce could be the answer. Cheese sauce with my two kids.

Camouflage Marrow Surprise

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Post: #2682 couscous
Fri May 06, 2005 1:20 pm

A fresh courgette is a wonderous thing. Very versitile.

A marrow is a large, watery, tasteless lump. I find the best way to get rid of marrow is to chop it up very, very small and add it to stews or mince.
That way it doesn't radically alter the taste of the meat (or soya) and bulks up the meal - thus saving money (which I'm all in favour of) :lol:
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Post: #2683 shiney
Fri May 06, 2005 1:25 pm

True, but at least you can tart it up a bit. I quite like it with butter, salt and pepper!


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