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  Topic: looking for ceps
sarahp1

Replies: 18
Views: 12651
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 12 6:49 pm   Subject: looking for ceps
A mixture of boletus (of the same family as ceps). Some Boletus bicolour, Boletus rubellus, still identifying others.
  Topic: looking for ceps
sarahp1

Replies: 18
Views: 12651
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 12 3:55 pm   Subject: looking for ceps
BF came back from his 'bike ride' with this haul this morning. Going to have to dry some I think http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/23544/P1011326.JPG[/img]
  Topic: What happens to the males? (Commercially)
sarahp1

Replies: 19
Views: 6978
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 12 6:46 pm   Subject: What happens to the males? (Commercially)
I know the local falconers are kept in supply of male chicks too.
  Topic: Like FRC but habitat all wrong
sarahp1

Replies: 2
Views: 2753
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 12 8:42 pm   Subject: Like FRC but habitat all wrong
Collybia peronata looks like a probable match.

They don't have a particular smell, a bit mushroomy... I'm not confident on identifying aromas.

Thanks!
  Topic: Like FRC but habitat all wrong
sarahp1

Replies: 2
Views: 2753
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 12 11:55 pm   Subject: Like FRC but habitat all wrong
Hi All,

I need some help identifying some mushrooms. My partner and I have been foraging for them for a few months and are getting better at identifying them using http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/ a ...
  Topic: Forget Gold, Buy Potatoes
sarahp1

Replies: 29
Views: 170571
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 12 6:40 pm   Subject: Forget Gold, Buy Potatoes
FYI http://www.allotment.org.uk/grow-your-own/vegetables/potatoes/second-crop-autumn-christmas
  Topic: Forget Gold, Buy Potatoes
sarahp1

Replies: 29
Views: 170571
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 12 5:58 pm   Subject: Forget Gold, Buy Potatoes
I've never tried the Autumn planting spuds - never needed to! But going to give it a go this year.
  Topic: Vegetable and gardening trivia
sarahp1

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 12 12:00 am   Subject: Vegetable and gardening trivia
From what I recall from 2nd year botany a raspberry is actually an aggregate of berries...
  Topic: Vegetable and gardening trivia
sarahp1

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 12 3:55 pm   Subject: Vegetable and gardening trivia
I've been working on the history and lit rounds for something out of the ordinary... and made sure there is something for everyone
  Topic: Vegetable and gardening trivia
sarahp1

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 12 1:08 pm   Subject: Vegetable and gardening trivia
Love the suggestions!

If I do a music round, I might have to get my other half to do it (his music knowledge is much broader than mine!).

I have thought of a few along the botanical classificat ...
  Topic: Isn't it great when your code works well...
sarahp1

Replies: 34
Views: 7831
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 12 6:24 pm   Subject: Isn't it great when your code works well...
Nods and smiles. Good job!
  Topic: Vegetable and gardening trivia
sarahp1

Replies: 11
Views: 4212
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 12 6:22 pm   Subject: Vegetable and gardening trivia
I am putting together a quiz for an allotment society social function. Does anyone have any scintillating titbits I could use? I have looked at quite a few online ones are not finding inspiration.
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  Topic: The beginnings of a Cider Empire ?
sarahp1

Replies: 169
Views: 249415
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 12 3:27 pm   Subject: The beginnings of a Cider Empire ?
I haven't really looked very hard as I have nowhere to store anything and will probably be moving again atleast once probably more like 3 times in the next few months, so there is little point preserv ...
  Topic: The beginnings of a Cider Empire ?
sarahp1

Replies: 169
Views: 249415
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 12 2:36 pm   Subject: The beginnings of a Cider Empire ?
Sorry Lorraine, comment retracted. Can't see where to delete it, but tired today so maybe not seeing where it should be. If it's any consolation I've made cider when I've had the room, too (and I try ...
  Topic: my new poly tunnel
sarahp1

Replies: 5
Views: 2277
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 12 12:00 pm   Subject: my new poly tunnel
Get some spinach going in there. Space the plants when they get going and they should keep in spinach all winter

I also sow pak choi and chinese cabbage in there this time of year - might have t ...
 
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