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  Topic: First time raised bed gardening
rachelk

Replies: 1
Views: 2070
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 11 9:55 pm   Subject: First time raised bed gardening
best advise i was given was to grow what you like to eat no point in growing spinach if you hate the stuff.

Get a good book, joy larkcom is good and many others, have a go, have fun and enjoy co ...
  Topic: 10 poles or 15?
rachelk

Replies: 8
Views: 5641
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 11 8:46 pm   Subject: 10 poles or 15?
yes i asked about apples etc on the phone the only restriction is livestock
  Topic: 10 poles or 15?
rachelk

Replies: 8
Views: 5641
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 11 8:10 pm   Subject: 10 poles or 15?
Im going to look an allotment tomorrow been offered 10 or 15 poles its only 50p per pole seems very good deal even if I put a few apples up one end. Ive been told that it has been ploughed and harrowe ...
  Topic: excess eating apples
rachelk

Replies: 12
Views: 5708
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 11 9:47 pm   Subject: excess eating apples
apple rings are good you can just hang them up over a heat source to dry thread them on thin doweling or string. i have 2 lengths of chain with 5 dowels at different heights over the wood burner they ...
  Topic: Very chuffed
rachelk

Replies: 31
Views: 10162
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 11 8:01 pm   Subject: Very chuffed
the're great love the pattern
  Topic: walnuts for honey
rachelk

Replies: 0
Views: 1314
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 10:20 pm   Subject: walnuts for honey
walnuts available to swap for honey or eggs any takers


Northants Peterborough area
  Topic: walnut butter
rachelk

Replies: 6
Views: 3290
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 9:37 pm   Subject: walnut butter
i wouldn't keep it refrigerated more than 2 to 3 days from previous catering experience. I'm going to freeze some next week to see what happens.

any uses for walnuts would be good too thank you.
  Topic: walnut butter
rachelk

Replies: 6
Views: 3290
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 8:59 pm   Subject: walnut butter
walnut butter is simple just puree them in a blender add pieces of apple and blend to taste. lovely in a granary roll with salad.
  Topic: walnut butter
rachelk

Replies: 6
Views: 3290
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 7:51 pm   Subject: walnut butter
just made my first walnut butter to use up glut of walnuts. made some blended with apple delicious! any other ideas for blends people have tried.please.
  Topic: WTB a butter churn
rachelk

Replies: 9
Views: 3207
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 11 8:21 pm   Subject: WTB a butter churn
i'll ask Ralph he collects all sorts of vintage stuff.
  Topic: Hello All, New on here.
rachelk

Replies: 16
Views: 8310
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 11 8:15 pm   Subject: Hello All, New on here.
hi from walnutty thrapston.
  Topic: a cracking time
rachelk

Replies: 10
Views: 5512
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 11 8:10 pm   Subject: a cracking time
cant believe it found some more must be 12 trees think i've picked about 15LB in 4 hours still loads more might even have some spare to barter with. wonder what what making love is like while eating w ...
  Topic: is catching fish to eat viable?
rachelk

Replies: 38
Views: 117595
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 11 8:01 pm   Subject: is catching fish to eat viable?
i'm happy with string and garden cane to give myself a free meal one a week. if i can dangle it now and again when i'm out for a walk by the river. not in it to make money.
  Topic: a cracking time
rachelk

Replies: 10
Views: 5512
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 11 10:58 pm   Subject: a cracking time
my old neighbour just told me where to find another walnut tree and when i got there i was amazed to find 6, picked about 10lb couldn't carry any more need to return next week. Chuffed or what! I've ...
  Topic: good news
rachelk

Replies: 4
Views: 1709
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 11 10:48 pm   Subject: good news
I've just taught my first HypnoBirthing class. I also had an extremely busy weekend, the hot one, selling preserves. Hurrah things are looking up!
 
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