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by gregorach
Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:53 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello there!
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Hello there!

Thanks for the welcome folks!
by gregorach
Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:40 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Allotment shed root cellar - advice wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: Allotment shed root cellar - advice wanted

Do you need to be able to walk on it? No, the plan is just for a trap-door. There's no way I'm hand excavating deep enough for a walk-in cellar! I don't think the soil's even deep enough anyway... I've seen lots of plans for making root cellars out of old frdiges or chest freezers - they're already...
by gregorach
Thu Sep 30, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello there!
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Hello there!

awright dunc! It's Fiona (recently moved to Rosyth, if that helps!) The internet is a small world!!!! Hey Fi! Sorry I missed your housewarming... I'll be trying to get up your way at some point in the next few weeks, since it's been ages since I've seen either you and Richard or Chris and Seonaid.....
by gregorach
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: A couple of beginner winemaking questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1290

Re: A couple of beginner winemaking questions

You don't need to buy wine bottles, unless you want a whole set of really spiffy matching ones. Just clean and sterilise used wine bottles (even if you don't have any, I'm sure you can find someone who does) rather than taking them to the bottle bank. Half the reason I started making wine was that I...
by gregorach
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Allotment shed root cellar - advice wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Allotment shed root cellar - advice wanted

Right well... My allotment shed is rapidly approaching the end of its current incarnation - it's certainly well-ventilated, but unfortunately it's also composting itself, not to mention listing rather dramatically... I'm hatching plans for a replacement, and I want to put a small cellar in under it,...
by gregorach
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello there!
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Hello there!

Hi everybody! Been reading occasionally for a while, finally joined up because I'm looking for some advice about root cellar construction (specific post coming soon). I'm an allotmenteer in Edinburgh (Saughton Mains if there are any other Edinburgh allotment types reading), a keen craft (not home :i...