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Latest posts by GWRS

It's a big worry......

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 18:46

Edd - magic 

Gardening by the Moon

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 18:43

Not for me but I wouldn't knock anybody do it , everybody to there own 

It's a big worry......

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 17:27

I have just written my Christmas list to Santa , will be putting on the fire later 

doesn't everybody!!!

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 17:02

Ed , I'm sure the various manufacture would ague against that statement

Is it because of the alcohol base ?

On separate note , I wondered if you can do anything with the sloe berries after you have bottled the drink ?

any suggestion anybody ?

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 15:01

personally can't tell from the picture , think they are sloes 

making some sloe gin and vodka for the first time

i was told by an old boy at the allottment to put them in the freezer when picked , then defrost them before mixing and the skins will split naturally , rather than pricking them

happy drinking everybody 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:37

December is hear , garden looks good but different , leave gone off the trees , except the Holly , nearly all the leaves are off the hawthorn hedges , still got some roses out and the hellebores and cyclamen are looking nice

I like the changing seasons personally 

What do you have left to do in the garden this year?

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:29

Logan , celeriac OK at moment but will keep an eye on them , this is the first time I have grown them . Not as big as the ones in the Summer market but definaetly tastier but ar'nt they sow & sow to clean !

Joy of gardening 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:17

Edd , I understand where you are coming from but we get a copy of the accounts at the AGM and the ass does't make that much money out of the water , in fact funds are tight 

We have bark chipping's and horse manure delivered free and it is free to use 

As you can tell from my post I'm quite happy with the situation

Thanks for your concern

Carrot problem

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:08

I do very much agree with Gemma JF but with carrots it appears to me as soon as you dig some up the damned carrot fly attacks unless you have got heavy duty fleece or they are fenced off with insect proof netting , so I thinking if you have not got that protection better to dig them all up 

sounds defeatist but practical 

Carrot problem

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 22:26

You can definitely freeze carrots , if you doubt me next time you go into a supermarket just look in the freezer cabinets 

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