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Post by TheDane on 10th February 2011, 6:06 pm

I've just joined, therefore I thought I would introduce myself. I came across this site by pure accident, while looking for a good recipe for oak leaf wine. In my daily life I try to expand my green way of life gradually. Last year I got a small allotment (I think it's called that in English Embarassed ), where I try to grow as many vegatables as possible. Beside the allotment, I also have a fondness for the hedgerow, which is a great source of good food. Of course some times it can be hard to find the time, when it has to be combined with a work life too (I am a college lecturer).

But it was a great delight to find this many equal minded people. And I especially like your motto Very Happy
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Post by Compostwoman on 10th February 2011, 6:15 pm

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 10th February 2011, 6:18 pm

Hi, welcome to the forums. Great to meet you, looking forward to seeing what you have to say.
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Post by Adrian on 10th February 2011, 6:25 pm

Hello there

Welcome, welcome. Its nice to have you here.

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Post by Jaded Green on 10th February 2011, 7:15 pm

Welcome - nice to meet you
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 10th February 2011, 8:02 pm

Hello Very Happy
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Post by flute on 10th February 2011, 8:07 pm

Hello! Nice to meet you!

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Every man is born as many men, but dies a single one." -Timothy McGee (NCIS)
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Post by MrsC on 10th February 2011, 8:13 pm

And a big welcome from me too!

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 10th February 2011, 8:31 pm

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Post by Dandelion on 10th February 2011, 9:10 pm

Greetings!!

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Post by polgara on 10th February 2011, 9:11 pm

Nice to meet you

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Post by Sparhawk on 11th February 2011, 12:32 am

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Post by TheDane on 11th February 2011, 4:24 am

Thanks everybody for the warm welcome. I hope I can contribute with some things, even though it's still early days for my greener life.
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Post by Ginny on 11th February 2011, 5:42 am

A hearty welcome.
How does the weather treat you and your garden in Denmark ?
All the best,
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Post by Lottie on 11th February 2011, 9:58 am

Hello! Very Happy

Brocoli muffins are now being served in the tea room... Shocked nahhhhhh, not really... it's spinache surprise day... Wink

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Post by TheDane on 11th February 2011, 12:45 pm

Darn I was looking forward to the broccoli muffins Razz

The weather at the moment is quiet sad, because it started snowing again. But I hope spring and hotter wheather is on it's way.
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Post by Adrian on 11th February 2011, 12:51 pm

You me both.

I am very, very bored with snow this year

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Post by Lottie on 11th February 2011, 2:30 pm

TheDane wrote:Darn I was looking forward to the broccoli muffins Razz

Shocked

are you insane???? Razz Laughing Wink

Well, they're on the menu for Tuesday... and..I may even consider adding a sprinkling of shredded turnip for a treat... Wink

Snow is lovely, but after a while I imagine it must get very euuuuuuuuuuuu... Neutral Not long now, days are growing longer, birds are beating ten bells out of each other.. Rolling Eyes soon be hot enough to frolick in a fountain whilst jumping up and down and going "Oooooooooo mine's a double"... Shocked

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Post by TheDane on 11th February 2011, 2:57 pm

A little bit insane is always good Very Happy

But yes, the days are getting longer, but in Denmark it's just not going fast enough. We are still not in plus degress jet (celcius, don't know about fahrenheit), but I am optimistic Very Happy

I have just tried to plant potatos in a bucket, any experience with that? But know I think it's time to lean back and homebrew of course
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Post by Lottie on 11th February 2011, 4:27 pm

TheDane wrote:I have just tried to plant potatos in a bucket, any experience with that? But know I think it's time to lean back and homebrew of course

More so with the homebrew.. Cool Laughing I grow my potatoes in the open ground, but I do believe, in a bucket, you just keep them frost free, keep them well watered, (hope you've put in drainage holes...) and add layers of soil as the leaves grow up, like earthing up out on open ground.. and then I think you eat them? Wink

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Post by TheDane on 12th February 2011, 9:00 am

I will give it a go, and see what happens. Like we say in Denmark, it can't go worse than totally wrong Very Happy
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