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by JillStephens7
Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: My courgette thread =D
Replies: 40
Views: 3710

Re: My courgette thread =D

Thankyou thankyou thankyou! :cheers:

No more guessing and pondering on my own, just quick, kindly advice.

Thankyou thankyou thankyou and best wishes to all :cheers:

Jill!
by JillStephens7
Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Need inspiration for vegetarian daughter
Replies: 22
Views: 2144

Re: Need inspiration for vegetarian daughter

Yum Yum :thumbright: I am also a big fan of haloumi & veggie kebabs. When off to camping parties in my 'yoof' I would pop some chopped ginger, chilli, garlic & a sploosh of oil in a big tupperware box and then chop peppers, onions, courgette, haloumi to similar size pieces & put them & some mushroom...
by JillStephens7
Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: My courgette thread =D
Replies: 40
Views: 3710

Re: My courgette thread =D

Hello, lots of good advice just not sure I understand it all! :oops: This is the 2nd year I've grown courgettes, both times in the greenhouse (which is unheated and has big gaps to the outside world in places & I leave door open unless frosty). Last year all the flowers fell off and nothing else hap...
by JillStephens7
Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do I make bread?
Replies: 68
Views: 8960

Re: How do I make bread?

THANKS to everyone for all the tips . Yeast freezing, keeping a bit of dough to start the next batch and cooking in casserole dishes are all things I'll try. Talk about daft but I bought an extra loaf tin recently and looking at the label today, realised that for years I have been using a couple of ...
by JillStephens7
Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Aloe Vera
Replies: 16
Views: 2365

Re: Aloe Vera

Hello, I recently aquired an Aloe Vera from Freecycle and looked up how to keep it in a book. It said (as did the lady I got it from) that being a succulent you only water it when it's bone dry but with this treatment it started going brown and as soon as I gave it lashings of water came back green ...
by JillStephens7
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Lancaster (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Hello from Lancaster (UK)

Hello, from being quite young I always thought I'd live on a self sufficient farm when I was a 'grown-up'. Somehow at 32 I'm renting a bungalow on a street where everyone elses flower beds are immaculate! Bonus being I have a greenhouse. Enjoy growing some of my own herbs, perp. spinach, lettuce, to...