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by kimmysmum
Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Problem with Rhubarb
Replies: 15
Views: 3691

Okay I did take a bit of everybodies advice and now have thick strong stemmed Rhubarb that tastes wonderful.
My dear old dad will be here in a week and a half for my wedding and he will be delighted with his child hood favorite. Stewed Rhubarb and fresh made custard. Thanks all :flower:
by kimmysmum
Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Hi guys I'm back
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

Hi guys I'm back

Hi everyone I knoww I haven't been in for a while but life has been busy. My wedding is in 2 weeks and I have been working full time for the last month. I was lucky enough to get a job for an eco friendly rural supplycompany. Monday to Friday 7am to 1.30pm. GREAT hours. So have had to do some reshuf...
by kimmysmum
Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for a tea bag
Replies: 18
Views: 7484

12. Haven't seen this one as yet. I put them broken up into my worm farm. They luvs it. :flower:
by kimmysmum
Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Back again
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Yes Flower it is fun to have a Blog and I to love to speak to other people and find out how things are in their country. Swapping ideas ect to me is what it is all about I think thats why I love this site so much.

So the more visitors to my Blog the more I am motivated to write good stuff :flower: .
by kimmysmum
Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Got any Chili preserve recipies?
Replies: 16
Views: 4962

I have lots of homegrown homedried chillies. I make chilli powder out of them with a coffee bean grinder and sprinkle it in my Bolognase or anything I want a bit of extra spice in. It keeps for ages also you can make ordinary pesto and add chilli to give it a kick. They are very decorative when you ...
by kimmysmum
Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: What do you recycle?
Replies: 30
Views: 15851

Gosh what an inspirational thread. Not much I can add to it. I save the 2 free newspapers we get a week and use them under my potato cages and to pad up new vege patches. We don't get supermarket catalogues as I can view them on line. I cut the tops off 3 litre plastic bottles half fill it with Kitt...
by kimmysmum
Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:00 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Mandarin Jam and Cordial
Replies: 4
Views: 2876

I found with the Mandarin Cordial to add a lot more Mandarin than the recipe states I also throw in a couple of oranges juice them and then throw the skin and all in when cooking and gives the cordial a great taste
by kimmysmum
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: rusty old cast iron bath
Replies: 12
Views: 2370

How about lots of lovely lushes strwberries YUM YUM :flower:
by kimmysmum
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Using shredded paper
Replies: 27
Views: 5597

Fee my son wants a pet rat I said only if they are Black ones a lady at the markets on Sunday was trying to sell baby bush rats as domestic ones. How silly does she think we are. Anyway I am lead to believe that rats don't have a very long life span could you enlighten me on this Thankyou in advance.
by kimmysmum
Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Using shredded paper
Replies: 27
Views: 5597

I use it in my nesting boxes half shredded paper and half sugar cane mulch then it goes into the open compost heap. Some goes in the compost tumbler and some for the worms. At the moment it is also bedding for my new chicks. So there is plenty of uses for it here
by kimmysmum
Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: rusty old cast iron bath
Replies: 12
Views: 2370

I'm with you Willow. They make great worm farms. :flower:
by kimmysmum
Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Mandarin Jam and Cordial
Replies: 4
Views: 2876

Fee sorry for the delay in getting you the recipes. Here they are: Mandarin Jam (about 3 jars) 8 mandarins 1kg sugar 3 cups water Wipe mandarins with a damp cloth, cut them in half horizontally then in half again. Using fingers remove seeds and discard them. Peel away skin and reserve the skins of 4...
by kimmysmum
Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Back again
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Back again

Oh it seems like ages since I was here. Let me see I have aquired myself 2 goats and today I got 4 1day old Balck Austrolorp chickens they have already been sexed and they are hens.

I have also set up a blog (PLEASE come visit me) as well so it's been busy
by kimmysmum
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: 2 lady Goats
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Thanks Bonnie I will try that later. Yes they are wll under my skin now those sweet little faces and the little nibbles I get when I am up there feeding them I have always loved animals around me. The greatest therapy I know is the companion ship of animals :flower:
by kimmysmum
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Mulberry trees
Replies: 26
Views: 11875

That could be a factor Thomzo. I know Wombats grow well here in Australia as well but he is in a different climate to me but has long hot summers as well. :flower: