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by Green Aura
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Scrumping From Neighbours
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: Scrumping From Neighbours

They'll still be perfectly fine to use even if they're not pretty. I vote for knocking on his door and offering to collect them, in return for a pot of apple sauce or bottle of apple wine. You never know, he might just be a bit less grumpy then. :wink:
by Green Aura
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Squash harvest
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Squash harvest

I think that's called Sod's Law!

I hope they develop some flavour or you're going to have to get creative with the flavourings.
by Green Aura
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from a half way place
Replies: 9
Views: 248

Re: Hi from a half way place

Hi Purple, welcome to Ish.
I lived in Tameside for 20+ years. There’s a lot of good foraging out towards Derbyshire.
I’m now in the North Highlands of Scotland.
by Green Aura
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Indoor raised bed
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Indoor raised bed

They're mainly foliage plants - vegetables and herbs, for sharing with the community. I thought it might be appropriate for a community centre.
by Green Aura
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from the Wye Valley.
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Hello from the Wye Valley.

Hi Herbert and welcome to Ish :wave:
by Green Aura
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Indoor raised bed
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Indoor raised bed

Have a look at Edible Todmorden for ideas.
by Green Aura
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Strawberries
Replies: 10
Views: 321

Re: Strawberries

In this house we call that grazing, not harvesting, they'd never make it as far as the house. We'd thoroughly enjoy them all the more for it. :lol:
by Green Aura
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Winter storms
Replies: 12
Views: 701

Re: Winter storms

Meh, we've not needed to venture out, apart from Thursday, when the gal and I went to Inverness to shop. It's a little earlier than usual but this iss standard autumnal weather thus far. It hasn't been cold though - we've not needed to light the boiler yet, although I think it won't be too much long...
by Green Aura
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Does anyone know.....
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Does anyone know.....

Unfortunately we threw away all the seeds - I just managed to whip out this little blighter before they were unceremoniously dumped by OH. Can't grumble too much - it's taken me 30+ years to get get him to tidy up! :lol:
by Green Aura
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Winter storms
Replies: 12
Views: 701

Re: Winter storms

Crikey, you're lucky that was all the damage.

The sky, here, has been a very odd colour this evening. Heavens knows what's brewing!
by Green Aura
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Does anyone know.....
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Does anyone know.....

Yes, I think that's the best plan, Zoe, it's still doing well, growing slowly but quite happily. I'll move it to another room which is much cooler soon - we're near the stage of lighting the boiler, so I think it will be too warm on the living room widowsill and I am slightly concerned, KL, that com...
by Green Aura
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Does anyone know.....
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Does anyone know.....

.....if I can overwinter a squash plant? We got a lovely acorn squash in the veg box a couple of weeks ago. I cooked it and left the gubbins - seeds etc in the bowl for taking out to the compost. The following evening when we came to take it out there was a teeny sprout growing - I'm guessing it was...
by Green Aura
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New Person Saying Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: New Person Saying Hello

Hi Jasmine, welcome to Ish. :wave:

I like Eliot Coleman's work too. I've got his 4 season polytunnel book - unfortunately no polytunnel any more.

Have a look round the threads, old and new. We'll try and answer any questions you might have.
by Green Aura
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What are you growing right now?
Replies: 14
Views: 276

Re: What are you growing right now?

Erm, pretty much everything has finished up here but we had tomatoes, cucumbers, chillies, herbs, berries and apples - oh and two small pears (but that's a huge improvement on the none we've harvested before :wink: ). We're not eating spuds or many root veg so there's no point in growing them. The h...
by Green Aura
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm back, for goooooooood!
Replies: 10
Views: 2215

Re: I'm back, for goooooooood!

Well, that makes me feel old. Oh wait, I am. :lol: