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  Topic: Japonica / Japanese Quince
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 9
Views: 2469
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 13, 16 9:04 am   Subject: Japonica / Japanese Quince
they are flipping hard - so making jelly is the easiest so you dont have to fight with peel and all that..

Whilst you can use them, I dont bother anymore as I dont think they are particularly tasty
  Topic: Chocolate and hazelnut spread
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 1
Views: 2716
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 16 5:13 pm   Subject: Chocolate and hazelnut spread
sounds good
  Topic: fruits with seeds on the outside
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 18
Views: 3580
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 16 10:13 am   Subject: fruits with seeds on the outside
cashews? i seem to remember the 'nut' is actually the seed of a fruit and it grows on the outside
  Topic: Frog Spawn
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 24
Views: 7313
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 16 10:03 am   Subject: Frog Spawn
first lot spotted here yesterday
  Topic: Making things from old Pallets
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 39
Views: 18153
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 15 5:16 pm   Subject: Making things from old Pallets
we have access to a lot of pallets - we only get the broken ones - as the good ones are reused.
We use them for firewood mostly - nothing gets the esse to frying temperature faster than pallet wood
...
  Topic: Hedging, on the cheap
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 19
Views: 5447
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 15 11:31 am   Subject: Hedging, on the cheap
willow takes very easily - we also managed to take some alder cutting sucessfully
  Topic: Hob only cooking
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 15
Views: 5089
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 15 9:13 pm   Subject: Hob only cooking
cous cous and bulgar wheat are both good camping food - only need hot water pouring on them and let them stand whilst you sort the rest out.
  Topic: How We Approached Dealing With The Planning Authority
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 28
Views: 11603
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 15 7:32 am   Subject: How We Approached Dealing With The Planning Authority
interesting article - thanks for sharing

are you under any ongoing clauses - such as having to continue to make charcoal to live in the house?
  Topic: Hello, from Tipperary
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 11
Views: 7255
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 15 12:58 pm   Subject: Hello, from Tipperary
welcome
  Topic: Is this true?
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 20
Views: 7726
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 15 12:53 pm   Subject: Is this true?
It's now made the news on the Beeb.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-33457704

no mention of Defra in the beeb article.
  Topic: Things that eat grass
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 28
Views: 6286
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 15 11:30 pm   Subject: Things that eat grass
I don't think you have enough land for cattle. They say an acre per cow. Even allowing for Dexters being little.. you have to plan on at least 2 at any one time or it would be cruel to the animal, ...
  Topic: runner bean question ,pollination update
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 14
Views: 3104
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 15 5:56 pm   Subject: runner bean question ,pollination update
sometimes bees cut a hole in the side of the flower instead of going the standard way - which means they are unfertilised

[url=https://colouritgreen.wordpress.com/2009/07/31/the-birds-and-the-bees/ ...
  Topic: Chickens and tapeworms
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 10
Views: 3340
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 15 9:55 pm   Subject: Chickens and tapeworms
the easiest way is the feed laced with flubenvet from marriages
  Topic: Things that eat grass
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 28
Views: 6286
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 15 12:54 pm   Subject: Things that eat grass
what sort of size plot?
  Topic: How to prepare for an upgrade to Windows 10
Nicky Colour it green

Replies: 8
Views: 2543
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 15 9:03 am   Subject: How to prepare for an upgrade to Windows 10
should we be worried about this sharing of wi fi passwords?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/06/30/windows_10_wi_fi_sense/
 
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