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by Green Aura
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Some pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 45

Re: Some pictures

Indeed. After the mildish winter, certainly in terms of snow, we have reverted to a wet and cold spring.
by Green Aura
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Can you tell what the seeds are?
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Can you tell what the seeds are?

Like a mooli or smaller?
by Green Aura
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Some pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 45

Re: Some pictures

Well I have a confession to make. We've given away our polytunnel! We've had such poor results in it over the last few years that we've stopped growing anything in it and have decided to use the space for a much larger shed for OH and his tools. The apricot in there was in flower but it desperately ...
by Green Aura
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Odds and ends
Replies: 7
Views: 116

Re: Odds and ends

the arty-farty, foody fashionistas with their mass media inspired wanna-be gournet "needs" They were the ones who tended to be rude, Weedo. One woman flounced out, declaring loudly "I can't believe they don't have anything gluten-free in this day and age". Of course there was no consideration of th...
by Green Aura
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Odds and ends
Replies: 7
Views: 116

Re: Odds and ends

Perhaps I should become a professional baker! Been there, done that. It's hard work for not much return, especially in a small village like mine, the customers are ecstatic about your products and flippin' rude, in equal measure and it nearly killed my husband, who it would appear can't tolerate la...
by Green Aura
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Curiosity/Armageddon
Replies: 11
Views: 136

Re: Curiosity/Armageddon

Well the diet could b*gger off for a start...:lol:
by Green Aura
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Bonsai Trees-Beginners
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Bonsai Trees-Beginners

Of course it will work. They're trees, not houseplants, even if tiny. As for pots, I remember a Ladybird book (when my daughter was a tot) showing how to start off a bonsai in the skin of half a grapefruit. Prick holes in it with a fine knitting needle or skewer, fill with compost and plant your see...
by Green Aura
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Turnip wine ( and others)
Replies: 31
Views: 3403

Re: Turnip wine ( and others)

Thank you. :cheers: :lol:
by Green Aura
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Uses for 5 litre plastic water bottles?
Replies: 7
Views: 211

Re: Uses for 5 litre plastic water bottles?

Self-watering plant pots.
Storage for homemade laundry liquid.
Frozen space fillers in the freezer - for those that have one.
Storage for old cooking oil, to take to the tip.
by Green Aura
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Rebel
Replies: 30
Views: 5238

Re: Rebel

No, they mustn't be glazed, AW - it stops the evaporation which is the process that cools the interior.
by Green Aura
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Rebel
Replies: 30
Views: 5238

Re: Rebel

Very. Get as large a terracotta pot as you can find and another a couple of inches smaller. Bung the holes in the bottom up with a little silicone. Fill the bottom of the larger with sufficient sand so that the smaller one sits in it level with the top. Fill the sides in with sand to just below the ...
by Green Aura
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello again!
Replies: 6
Views: 2090

Re: Hello again!

:thumbright:
by Green Aura
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Rebel
Replies: 30
Views: 5238

Re: Rebel

Of course. Welcome to the club. :lol:
by Green Aura
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A new newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 175

Re: A new newbie

Welcome. :wave:

Add fermenting to that list and we could be twins. :lol:
by Green Aura
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: The new banish plastic movements
Replies: 43
Views: 2002

Re: The new banish plastic movements

I have given up loo roll, in favour of tissues, because of the plastic bags they come in My loo rolls come in compostable packaging - Ecoleaf. I cant recycle my cardboard here Any gardeners about. We use lots of cardboard, instead of weed membrane. Obviously it is only economics that drives effecti...