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Sneaking in whilst no one was about ;)
Sat 31-Aug-13
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WhiteWolf
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Hi Everybody wave

 

I'm Andy, found the site whilst looking for recipes and ideas of what to do with the glut of beans we have this year (our first).

 

We don't have a smallholding, just an Allotment and back garden turned over to fruit and veg production.

 

SWMBO is the gardner/grower yours truly is the labourer/mead drinker extraordinaire sloe_gin

 

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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Sounds like you're already fitting in - what sort of beans do you have, and what else do you (or SWMBO) grow?

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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Hi Brightspark

 

Beans are...... French, Runner & Broad

 

Othr things include.....

 

Courgettes

Tomatoes - 4 or 5 different varieties

Spuds (no idea on variety as they were on the Lotty when we were given it)

Sweetcorn

Beetroot

Rhubarb

Currants - red n black

Raspberries

Strawberries

Apples

Pears

Peas

Garlic

Carrots

Melon (Just the one frown)

Sprouts

 

Well you did ask wink

 

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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That should teach you Val.....and welcome Andy....you do seem a busy boy but maybe she's got a 'look' that must be obeyed without the need for accompanying violence.winkwink

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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Welcome Andy.......umm, again.  Didn't we do this in another thread in the same section? confused (I'm easily confused so don't start doing it deliberately!! big_laugh)

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Sat 31-Aug-13
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welcome Andy that is one long list of veg.

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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What type of Tomatoes did you grow Andy? I grew a new to me Tomato this year, Elegance, it has a wonderful flavor. I usually grow Shirley, as it is consistant good cropper with a good flavor. I thought I was doing  well with different veg, but you beat me hands down. Do you brew your own Mead? cheers, Tina.

Sat 31-Aug-13
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Tina

 

Not sure to be totally honest, but......

 

There are 2 different types of cordons, 2 bush varieties and a hanging basket with 100's n 1000's in the garden.

Two Bush varieties on the lotty, a plum type and Red Alert (We are not going to grow the Red Alert again according to SWMBO).

 

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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Tina

 

No we don't brew mead, just drink loads of the stuff from all over - even Lindisfarne.

 

There is nothing like a "Trolls Bottom" whilst wandering around a Medieval Event eeek cheers

 

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Sat 31-Aug-13
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Caught you, Mr Wolf!  big_laugh   big_laugh  "sneaking in while no-one was about"  laugh 

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I only had Mead once, did not like it. Did you not plant the Tomatoes? I like to know the name of everything, then I know for following years what to expect from them. The only ones I do not know the name of are the one Ibought for ten p, and the one my brother bought me, which was supposed to be a Bush type Gardeners Delight, but which has turned into a giant that has taken over the Greenhouse, Blurdy nuisance!

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Ambersparkle said:

I only had Mead once, did not like it. Did you not plant the Tomatoes? 

 

Amber

I just do as I'm told and then "Scoff" th results. We have not been down to the lotty yet today, but when we do I'll see if the labels are still there as SWMBO always puts them by the plants laugh

 

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Ah! I see, she who must be obeyed, is the one who will know. I am growing mine in a Greenhouse of course, not much chance of ripening Tomatoes outside in this part of Scotland. Apart from everything else, we have the east coast wind straight off the North Sea, and, I live on top of a Hill, which is the blowiest place in Town, in fact am not even in Town but like the last outpost, then it,s open country, and Imean open! Tina.

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