Barbara Tealby commented on Andrew Cumberland's photo
"This is the commelina cyanea that Dave rhapsodises about, Andy."
Barbara Tealby posted a status
Has anyone eaten pigeon pea sprouts? They're supposed to be nutritious, and to my mind would be a good way to use the plentiful crop when you don't eat much in the way of the dried pea.
Barbara Tealby replied to Christa's discussion Living on a 1/8th acre site that receives 11 inches of rain per year.
"Very inspirational, but I'm not too sure about those showers!"
Barbara Tealby commented on Christa’s status
"Christa, I've got an elderberry, but I don't know which one it is. I know mine grows like a weed - easy from cuttings, in fact it's one plant I don't put thru the mulcher. Cuttings go straight into the bin, as I really only want one. I just made…"
Jan 14
Barbara Tealby posted a status
I finally have internet access again. We've been offline - no phone either - since a lightning strike on the afternoon of Dec 23.
Jan 5
Barbara Tealby posted a status
Hallelujah!! An egg - at last. Just a small one, but we can hope for greater things.
Dec 19, 2021
Barbara Tealby replied to Dave Riley's discussion How to Divide Vetiver Grass
"So, Dave, no delicate teasing apart of roots, and keeping everything nicely hydrated during the process - just brute force.
I reckon I'd need those gloves the butchers use - metal-lined - or I'd lose a finger or two. I bet it took you a while to get…"
Dec 19, 2021
Barbara Tealby posted a status
No rush for the urn, Andy. As long as itis here for the16th Jan.
Dec 17, 2021

Coriander conundrum

This year, I had a REALLY good crop of Coriander. Planted in the shade of a pawpaw tree in early April, it grew and thrived for months giving us lots of luscious leaves, and then as the weather heated up and the pawpaw tree got removed, it went…

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Dried Tomatoes in oil

I just dried a pile of cherry tomato halves in the dehydrator (thanks, Andy). I'm thinking of storing them in oil in the fridge. Has anyone else done this, and if so, how long did you keep them for? I have seen all sorts of advice on the web -…

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Mandarins, anyone?

We clean-picked our mandarin tree this morning, and have three boxes of mandarins - all ripe - they wouldn't hang on the tree much longer. 

If anyone would like some, please let me know. I can't hang on to them for long, as they are quite…

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Juicers, anyone?

I'm looking at buying a juicer - for apples, pineapples, etc. Does anyone have one they can recommend (or specifically NOT recommend)? Mid price range is good.

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