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Latest posts by nutcutlet

pollination

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 14:31

What about those little step over apples? You don't need a big one.

Buddlea

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 14:26

Id cut it back if you haven't already. There'll be less top for the roots to support. Is this a recent move?

rosa rugosa

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 13:59

Hi Alan

My measurements were never very accurate but it's about 2lb of fruit and a bag of sugar to the gallon.

Crush the hips and put them in a lidded container (I had a 5gall brewing bucket), cover with boiling water and leave for a day. Next day and the yeast and sugar and anything else that's going in. One of my recipes said an orange and a lemon but I don't think I used them. Mix it all up and leave for a week, then strain into an air-locked fermenter. 

This is the point where all those seeds go on the garden.

I don't like sweet wines, my recipe says 3lbs of sugar but that's too much for my taste.

Enjoy it

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:27

Lyn, re the aconitum seeds. Cold is also important. Outside in the shade for now, later in the winter a cold GH or cold frame so you can watch them germinate

rosa rugosa

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 11:00

I forgot, I need reminders all the time

Not what it looks like

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:58

Do you want some seeds Philippa? Nice and fresh

Not ripe yet so you'll have to wait. 

Just look at this seed head

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 07:53

It does gran, but the seeds are falling out now

Not what it looks like

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 22:34

I think so Verdun

mystery plant

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 22:20

I think that's the most likely PandP. 

 

Just look at this seed head

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 22:12

It might have to be one for a pot and into the cold GH. I can insulate the pot.

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