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by elvgrengirl
Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: potatoes.... when to plant?
Replies: 17
Views: 3136

Re: potatoes.... when to plant?

It worked it worked :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: I have plants that don't look like weeds growing where I planted my spuds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HURRAY! I might be getting a green thumb after all (since the t...
by elvgrengirl
Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Kohlrabi
Replies: 8
Views: 1006

Re: Kohlrabi

Oh I love Kohlrabi!!!!!!! you can eat it raw or it is also nice if you cook it in a creamy sauce and serve with potatoes! for the sauce just melt some butter in a pan and add flour, so it clumps up. you then stir in some cream and a bit of water to get the sauce. throw in Kohlrabi sticks and cook it...
by elvgrengirl
Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Abundance of asparagus
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: Abundance of asparagus

Asparagus, walnut and courgette pasta! fry finely chopped onion and garlic with olive oil in a pan, add finely chopped courgettes and asparagus pieces. add some cream and if you have walnut liquoer, throw in chopped walnuts, stir and mix under your cooked pasta :) YUMM! Asparagus, salmon quiche make...
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 29, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Getting this off my chest!
Replies: 33
Views: 3187

Re: Getting this off my chest!

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Wahey! Good Job! Maybe you should make a living out of it?!?!?! And concerning the loose wires in an electricians house....I'm currently finishing my degree in fashion design and am quite the whizz at sewing and the like. A few years ago...
by elvgrengirl
Fri May 28, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Nettle Beer
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

Re: Nettle Beer

Hey. just wondering since we have a Nettle "Hedge" at the end of the garden...we are thinking about making some beer.....OH's Dad got one of those http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/home_brew/beer_machine_machines/beer_machine_2000_home_brew_kit.shtml a few years ago for christmas and hasn't u...
by elvgrengirl
Fri May 28, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Getting this off my chest!
Replies: 33
Views: 3187

Re: Getting this off my chest!

Julie, you are more than welcome to sort out any plumbing issues I might encounter when I get the house next year :) Taken that you're only up the road..... :wink:
by elvgrengirl
Thu May 27, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Hello from Galway in Ireland

Four Country Roads, Rach!! http://www.hazelwhyte.com/Irish_Music/The_Four_Country_Roads.html And I use one every other day or so when I pop to the village :wink: :cheers: If that road is as good as our Loughrea to Gort one...... :? :? :? :? 3 tyres killed by major potholes in 6 months :( and we kno...
by elvgrengirl
Tue May 25, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: potatoes.... when to plant?
Replies: 17
Views: 3136

Re: potatoes.... when to plant?

well I ended up planting 2 of them yesterday and just wait and see if they'll take. Trial and Error :) if it doesn't work, no harm done and I'll know better next time :)
by elvgrengirl
Sun May 23, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Sewing hlep please: measure twice cut once!
Replies: 6
Views: 1411

Re: Sewing hlep please: measure twice cut once!

Use 2cm all the way around for your table cloths, iron in 1cm and then fold and iron in again and topstitch over them. Make them to a size, so the finished tablecloths are 1.5 cm bigger all the way round than your cushions. to turn them into cushions afterwards just sew them together and put little ...
by elvgrengirl
Sun May 23, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Hello from Galway in Ireland

That would be great :)
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 22, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Hello from Galway in Ireland

My boyfriend's family is from here, but I'm planning on buying a house in the middle of nowhere sometime next year. Might just move up the hills and stay in the area though. It's really handy to get into Galway to commute. There are a lot of nice little houses going around Glenamaddy (is that around...
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 22, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Hello from Galway in Ireland

JulieSherris wrote:Hi! :wave: Welcome to Ish :iconbiggrin:

What part of Galway are you from? I'm right up top on the mayo/roscommon border - it's a popular place for us lot :wink:
I'm living in Loughrea :) 5 minute walk down to the lake!
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 22, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: Cat's Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

Re: Cat's Problem

I would suggest to keep the two of them seperated until you have the stray checked out for a few simple reasons. The stray is likely to have worms, maybe fleas, earmites etc. that you cat coulkd catch. Bring her to the Vet and get her checked out. Also get her tested for FIP and FeLV and FIV(Cat Aid...
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 22, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: potatoes.... when to plant?
Replies: 17
Views: 3136

Re: potatoes.... when to plant?

Hey, sorry for digging out this old thread, but don't want to start a new one. I was clearing ouzt the presses today and found some potatoes wit huge sprouts in the back :roll: they must have been forgotten :oops: :oops: :oops: anyways I was wondering if I could plant them and how would i go about i...
by elvgrengirl
Sat May 22, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Hello from Galway in Ireland

Hello everybody. I'm from Co. Galway in Ireland, I'm 26 and live in a small town with my boyfriend and my lovely cat Sally. We're quite new to planting things and having a garden, but at home my Dad has had a lovely herb garden for years, and we really wanted to start planting things as well. So far...