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Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 18:40

Long time since I made pear wine 

how long has it been in the demijohn ?

normally the silt just settles down , you could filter it or put clearing agent in

the important thing is that it tastes good but it has to look good , after all we eat and drink with our  eyes aswell

best of luck

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 20:20

Hello , found Beechgrove and put it on favourites to have a proper , no wonder never come across it as it is BBC Scotland or BBC 2 at 7-20 on a Sunday morning far to early for me !

been up the allotment to day hoped to finish fencing but rain stopped play so back again tomorrow to finish off , weather should be nice and sunny , trouble is garden jobs at home are stacking up 

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Posted: 29/09/2014 at 17:23

Hello , what's " Beechgrove " ? 

Green house heating

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 22:53

Hello , could you put a picture on the site , always good to see what gardens look like , brings it to life in my opinion

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Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:58

 Hello orignal half , foreground squash planted in Aspagus bed , leeks , sweet corn that the rats ate ,plus lots more ,  winter project is to glaze the second hand greenhouse

post in today , weather permitting will fence in to row and I will put a picture on the site

always nice to see pics , keep them coming


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Posted: 27/09/2014 at 18:10

Wild life , somebody on the site had some Quail , unfortunately a mink got in and killed them all , it climbed the wire fence , so the people have have put a roof on , hopefully that will help protect some more Quail

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Posted: 26/09/2014 at 21:27

Mel M , looks like we have something in common I too am a true Brummie but now live in rural Lincolnshire

thanks for the info on blueberries and Cape Gooseberrys 

costs we pay £50 for our plot which is 30 by 130 feet half plots cost £25 and membership of the allotment association is £3 and we have water on site and that costs £1 for a water tub or £3 for a water cube and they hold 1000 litres 

we intend to spend Sunday and Monday there doing the fencing on the new half plot to stop the rabbits getting on it 


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Posted: 26/09/2014 at 09:57

Question for Mel M , I planted 2 very small blueberry bushes las year in earcasious compost and they have survived , have you any tips as they get bigger ?


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Posted: 26/09/2014 at 09:26

Hello , Phillipa have been looking on Internet about Cape Gooseberrys they look interesting , always willing to try something different

Do you protect it over winter and against birds ?

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 17:43

Never come across Tomatoe wine , interested to known how it goes?

In the past never been to keen on wines from veg but everybody tastes are different , just like gardening , that what makes it interesting 

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