Last weekend I started my home brewing adventures and experiments. In the end I put on two different brews at the weekend and added a third during the week: a basic honey mead which was pretty simple and straightforward. Honey, water, yeast and a very little else. As I really don't know how well this is going to turn out I opted to only do one demijohn worth, which is … [Read more...] about Home Brewing One Week On
When I was growing up various neighbours and family friends would brew all sorts of magical drinks. You'd see the demijohns with those mysterious bubble air locks attached and possibly some tubes or the odd barrel in their garages and basements. When I was a teenager I tried my hand at making cider once. It took months, but it was potent! But that was about 30 years … [Read more...] about Another Project to Keep Myself Entertained: Brewing
This year is all about experiments. I'm trying to grow a variety of vegetables and other food and it's all very new to me. Sure, I've grown things in the past, but never such a wide variety or at this scale! One of the things I really wanted to do was to get some varieties of chilli peppers. I couldn't find much choice locally so I ended up getting baby plants and seeds … [Read more...] about Chillis Planted. Fingers and Toes Crossed!
It's been a couple of weeks since the greenhouse was installed. I moved all the various plants I had bought as well as some of the seedlings and other stuff that I was trying to grow into it. I've also been trying to move all gardening gear into either the greenhouse or the shed. There isn't a huge amount of stuff, but it's nice to be able to win back the use of my kitchen … [Read more...] about Greenhouse Progress
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