Home Search Calendar Help Login Register
Did you miss your activation email?
MurraysWorld Discussions  >  General Community  >  Chit Chat  >  Gardening 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] Go Down Reply
Author

Gardening

 (Read 1567 times)
robbie
Top Seed
*****
Posts: 6,410



Your goals minus your doubts equal your reality

Re: Gardening « Reply #45 on: April 29, 2013, 08:20 PM »
Reply

That particular skyline looks vaguely familiar Mark. Where abouts in London are you?
Near Canary Wharf me thinks.
IP Logged
Mark
Murraymaniac
*
Posts: 53,017

Gender: Male
Location: London


Re: Gardening « Reply #46 on: April 29, 2013, 08:29 PM »
Reply

That particular skyline looks vaguely familiar Mark. Where abouts in London are you?
Let me guess, you fly in and out of City Airport on occasion? The picture shows the top of the ExCeL centre. Looking right you would have Canary Wharf as robbie mentions.
[ Last edit by Mark April 29, 2013, 08:33 PM ] IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #47 on: April 29, 2013, 08:35 PM »
Reply

Or maybe you are neighbours and are just finding out?  Think
IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #48 on: May 13, 2013, 09:21 PM »
Reply

Does anyone know what these flowers are called? I saw them today and really liked them.



* 036.JPG (734.13 KB, 2048x1536 - viewed 43 times.)
IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #49 on: May 13, 2013, 09:22 PM »
Reply

And I love these tulips too. Never seen them before, like a cross between a carnation and tulip.



* 038.JPG (746.36 KB, 2048x1536 - viewed 45 times.)
IP Logged
Elena
Seed
****
Posts: 3,788

Location: London

Re: Gardening « Reply #50 on: May 13, 2013, 09:24 PM »
Reply

Does anyone know what these flowers are called? I saw them today and really liked them.



They are Crown Imperials - lovely

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritillaria_imperialis
IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #51 on: May 13, 2013, 09:27 PM »
Reply

Thanks Elena. I loved them. Might plant some for next year.
IP Logged
Elena
Seed
****
Posts: 3,788

Location: London

Re: Gardening « Reply #52 on: May 13, 2013, 09:34 PM »
Reply

Thanks Elena. I loved them. Might plant some for next year.

They're the same family it seems as the little snake's head fritillaries I have in my  roof garden. So I've learnt something too!
IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #53 on: August 27, 2013, 11:22 PM »
Reply

My pear tree is in full fruition. Only happens once in so many years.
I will be handing out to friends and neighbours, and in the winter I put a Partridge in it. wink

Anyone got any pear recipes for me?



* my pear tree 001.JPG (736.44 KB, 1536x2048 - viewed 31 times.)
IP Logged
Iluvandy
Seed
****
Posts: 4,241

Gender: Female
Location: Scotland


Re: Gardening « Reply #54 on: August 27, 2013, 11:43 PM »
Reply

My pear tree is in full fruition. Only happens once in so many years.
I will be handing out to friends and neighbours, and in the winter I put a Partridge in it. wink

Anyone got any pear recipes for me?




Scot I have a book with pear recipes - none of which I have tried, I have to say - but I have used other recipes from this book and all fantastic.   Pear chutney, pear and pineapple conserve, pistachio and pear conserve, pear chutney etc.    If you want I can PM some recipes to you.
IP Logged
scotnadian
World No 1
*******
Posts: 11,757

Gender: Female
Location: Toronto, Canada (ex Aberdeen, Scotland)


You (still) ain't seen nothing yet..

Re: Gardening « Reply #55 on: August 28, 2013, 12:18 AM »
Reply

Hmm.. chutney and conserve.  Think

I already make my own strawberry jam when we pick strawberries every year, and we're out the door with the stuff.

Got any more exciting recipes, ila?
IP Logged
blueberryhill
Veteran
******
Posts: 9,830



Re: Gardening « Reply #56 on: August 28, 2013, 07:23 AM »
Reply

scot:
Have a look at the BBC Good Food website. Loads of yummy recipes.
My own favourite, if you like almonds, is pear frangipange. Also like  pears poached in red wine and pears preserved in brandy, gorgeous to have at Christmas. Smile
IP Logged
Iluvandy
Seed
****
Posts: 4,241

Gender: Female
Location: Scotland


Re: Gardening « Reply #57 on: August 28, 2013, 09:45 AM »
Reply

It might be worth having a look on  Amazon , Scot.    The book is called Sensational Preserves by Hilaire Walden and is full of interesting recipes for chutneys, sauces, cordials, liqueurs etc.    It is widely available in the US.
IP Logged
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] Go Up Reply 
« previous next »