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Latest posts by artjak

What if you rant about your neighbour and

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:18

Grateful D, I think there are a lot of forum members, but I don't think that many of them post on threads unless they have a specific gardening problem

Mice or possibly Mouse

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:13

Like you FG I'm not squeamish about them; it's the hygene issue

Best ways of preserving beetroot

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:10

Roast Autumn veg; Beetroot peeled and chopped into 4 or 6, Pumpkin; scrub the skin well with veg brush cut open de-seed and chop into larger bits than the beetroot (think about what cooks slowly and cut it smaller) Red onions, peeled and cut into 4 or 6 wedges, 6 or 8 garlic cloves un-peeled. And then any other veg that needs using especially if it is a hot colour.

Heat oven to 180 with large roasting tin. Pour veg into tin with large slurp of olive oil and loads of fresh herbs stripped off their stalks, mix well, roast until beetroot is tender, stirring once (about 40 mins). This can be eaten now...frozen now....added to stock in blender and made into incredible soup

Dinner time

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:59

I posted on another thread about this; BBC Good Food have loads of Courgette recipes including Courgette Bread!

Mice or possibly Mouse

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:57

The problem with mice is that apparently they don't have bladders, so they leave a trail of urine everywhere. There are also loads of mouse droppings under the kitchen sink and that is where I keep all the cleaning materials, dusters, and the cloths I use to wipe down kitchen surfaces. So the mice, whatever kind they are HAVE to go.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:53

FG look forward to seeing pics

Yum yum

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:11

There is a recipe for courgette bread and loads more courgette recipes on BBC Good Food (I think it is called) I seem to somehow be registered with them and they send me recipe emails from time to time.

Mice or possibly Mouse

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:07

Will report back later with news from under the kitchen sink

spuds just fall apart when boiled

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:06

I cut Charlottes so they are all the same size as the smallest (approx) then boil from cold in as little water as will barely cover them adding fresh mint. Test with a sharp knife from time to time; but they don't take long (8 mins perhaps?) I have never had them collapse so far. Any left over, slice and saute next day and sprinkle with chopped chives

Talkback: Fellowship on the forum

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:00

Dove, I agree; a big thank you to everyone It was Framptons and Palletline who gave help I believe.

Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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What is this please?

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Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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