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by Penny Lane
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm back, for goooooooood!
Replies: 4
Views: 810

Re: I'm back, for goooooooood!

Thank you! I've missed you too :D
by Penny Lane
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: This year's gluts and failures
Replies: 36
Views: 3505

Re: This year's gluts and failures

Have a look at Real Seeds, they have some very interesting things on there, no F1's at all, and they grow all the stuff and save their own seeds, they test that everything they sell is suitable for UK conditions and have detailed instructions for seed saving, also the Organic Gardening Catalogue th...
by Penny Lane
Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Red Spider Mite
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: Red Spider Mite

Thanks both :) Odsox, that fumigator looks good. I'll do some more reading about it, thanks for that. Digger, I've opened up the greenhouse to let the cold in. The plants in there don't need heat (except the cactus, will bring that in!) so I'm hoping the cooler weather will slow the mites down. I'll...
by Penny Lane
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm back, for goooooooood!
Replies: 4
Views: 810

I'm back, for goooooooood!

Hello! Remember me?
No? Ok, well I'm back anyway!

I loved this little community and I'm really looking forward to being part of it again.
Hope to see you soon xx
by Penny Lane
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Red Spider Mite
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Red Spider Mite

Hello everyone! I've got a particularly bad infestation of red spider mite in my greenhouse. They're all over the foxgloves, borage, honesty, chard and kale I've got in there. I would bring everything out and let the frost kill off the mites but the chickens would kill off my plants! I've read about...
by Penny Lane
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Oh Boy doesn't quite cut it...
Replies: 2
Views: 2988

Re: Oh Boy doesn't quite cut it...

My sentiments exactly Bonnie :sad11:
My fb feed is already full of examples of hate happening over there, in just one day.
I just cannot believe it.
by Penny Lane
Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What are you sowing (2016)
Replies: 14
Views: 2094

Re: What are you sowing (2016)

I'm tempted to get some cherry tomatoes started off, and some herbs too. My current (flyaway) greenhouse is full of holes now so nothing is staying dry in there. Hopefully be the happy owner of a polycarbonate GH in the next month or two...
by Penny Lane
Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What are you harvesting atm?
Replies: 108
Views: 24373

Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Just kale now, although there's plenty of water if anyone wants it? ;)
by Penny Lane
Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy New Year everyone xx
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: Happy New Year everyone xx

Happy New Year!

Hope it's a good one :D
by Penny Lane
Mon May 20, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where are???
Replies: 46
Views: 6735

Re: Where are???

I still pop in for a read from time to time. Spending most of my 'free' time allotmenteering.
Nice to see the usual crew are still about - thought you'd all gone!!
by Penny Lane
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Live off the Land Challenge
Replies: 45
Views: 11689

Re: Live off the Land Challenge

Oh I had a whole post in mind to reply to this but my keyboard is playing up (q,w,e,r and u aren't working!) so I'm not going to bother, especially as there are so many well-worded responses already!
by Penny Lane
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: happy birthday
Replies: 13
Views: 1095

Re: happy birthday

Happy birthday Ish!! Here's to the next 8 years!
by Penny Lane
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Something nice?
Replies: 14
Views: 1021

Re: Something nice?

MMM - So very helpful, here and in blogland. She has a great knowledge of plants and flowers, and her blog is inspiring :D
by Penny Lane
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: free kindle book, of most interest to any pagans.
Replies: 3
Views: 3264

Re: free kindle book, of most interest to any pagans.

:thumbright: Thanks trinder, will download it later.
by Penny Lane
Sat Apr 07, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Live off the Land Challenge
Replies: 45
Views: 11689

Re: Live off the Land Challenge

Sounds like a nice dream, but I don't know any vegans with hens, sheep and bees! Would you plan on giving up your raw vegan lifestyle to pursue your dream?

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