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  Topic: Impatiens tinctoria
Midlandsman

Replies: 3
Views: 3716
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun May 31, 20 9:06 am   Subject: Impatiens tinctoria
https://uses.plantnet-project.org/en/Impatiens_tinctoria_(PROTA)

In Ethiopia women chop or mash the inside of the tubers of Impatiens tinctoria (‘ensolella’) into a paste to dye the palms and n ...
  Topic: Keeping egg yolks
Midlandsman

Replies: 27
Views: 13593
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue May 05, 20 8:21 pm   Subject: Keeping egg yolks
You can cure them in a salt mix and then grate them onto salads etc.

https://www.splendidtable.org/recipes/salt-cured-egg-yolks

Use like you would parmesan.
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
Midlandsman

Replies: 37
Views: 201218
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 20 9:58 pm   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
for wheelchair I think you could use bark/woodchip/rubble or tarmac plantings. Need to scrape off soil put a membrane down and then with woodchip you could either go100% woodchip or with a hardcore ba ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
Midlandsman

Replies: 37
Views: 201218
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 20 9:54 pm   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
This may be an option: https://www.sure-green.com/grass-reinforcement-mesh-medium-grade.html

I looked at it when we did the front of our house but eventually went with slabs instead. I should work ...
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
Midlandsman

Replies: 10
Views: 6321
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 20 5:49 pm   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
I've let my cilantro go to seed to become coriander in my spice rack

It should be fine, though you may get a variety that's been bred for seed and not leaf. The big what-if is how old the see ...
  Topic: yogurt
Midlandsman

Replies: 24
Views: 12647
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 20 11:39 am   Subject: yogurt
I took mine to 85 deg C for 3 minutes then cooled to 37 deg C before adding culture.

I still wish I could find the yoghurt article/recipe about different temperatures providing different outcomes. ...
  Topic: yogurt
Midlandsman

Replies: 24
Views: 12647
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 20 7:18 pm   Subject: yogurt
I make it every week or so in my Instant Pot. I strain a lot of it to about 25-30% of its original weight and add herbs/garlic etc. It's great.I also use it without the herbs etc in cheesecake.

MM
  Topic: Vinegar for weed suppressing
Midlandsman

Replies: 8
Views: 20272
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 19 10:45 pm   Subject: Vinegar for weed suppressing
Don't forget that an effective solution may kill plants for a long time and leach to affect surrounding areas. I'm far happier using a weed membrane under slabs.

MM
  Topic: Hedges for privacy
Midlandsman

Replies: 23
Views: 125210
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 18 7:42 pm   Subject: Hedges for privacy
If they are capable of heading light a hedge has to be under 2 metres high. I guess the onus is on you to show that your row of trees is sited where it won't shade any neighbours land:

http://www.b ...
  Topic: Best source 12g wire?
Midlandsman

Replies: 4
Views: 26233
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 17 2:43 pm   Subject: Best source 12g wire?
If it's weld-mesh you're after, I got mine from ebay.
HTH
  Topic: Sean! Help! Turnips!
Midlandsman

Replies: 22
Views: 60608
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 17 3:06 pm   Subject: Sean! Help! Turnips!
The salad turnips are superb. Are these hakurei turnips?

I've grown the variety Tokyo Cross this year and they're excellent.

mm
  Topic: Whiskey with Honey
Midlandsman

Replies: 11
Views: 46610
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 17 2:45 pm   Subject: Whiskey with Honey
The Canary Islands major in Honey Rum. It's nice, but very sweet.

MM
  Topic: Winter planting?
Midlandsman

Replies: 13
Views: 44493
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 17 2:44 pm   Subject: Winter planting?
Real Seeds sell a variety from the Shetland Islands that's said to be pretty bullet proof in the weather department.

MM
  Topic: Winter planting?
Midlandsman

Replies: 13
Views: 44493
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 17 9:50 pm   Subject: Winter planting?
Carrot variety Frubund - a true Autumn planting carrot.
Winter hardy spring onions and other Autumn planting onions and garlic (maybe leave those a bit later though)
Tatsoi
Winter density lettuce - ...
  Topic: Indeterminate plum tomato?
Midlandsman

Replies: 3
Views: 19875
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 17 6:55 pm   Subject: Indeterminate plum tomato?
The heirloom variety Amish Paste may fit the bill.

HTH
 
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