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by nikignome
Mon May 18, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 Reasons for Having Raised Beds
Replies: 16
Views: 7144

Re: 101 Reasons for Having Raised Beds

They are fab if you moved into a house with no garden, only a covered yard....we took the roof off (I use we in the royal sense, actually a very nice builder named Mike did it!)....we also had shed-loads of concrete bricks that have holes in them (like two boxes without tops or bottoms joined togeth...
by nikignome
Mon May 18, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: ........ plastic 4 pint milk bottles
Replies: 32
Views: 5211

Re: ........ plastic 4 pint milk bottles

Cut them in half (ish)...use the top bit (with the top on) as a plant pot, and the bottom as a holder/water catcher (fit one inside the other)....fab for herbs on the kitchen windowsill...or cut and come again lettuce etc
by nikignome
Tue Mar 31, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Looking for a "mentor" ... does anyone have a little time?
Replies: 45
Views: 2241

Re: Looking for a "mentor" ... does anyone have a little time?

I had to write and say thankyou for asking many of the questions I havent asked for fear of looking a bit of a numpty!!! I have started everything on my kitchen windowsill and am planting them out into milk carton towers and the troughs that held my sweet peas last year (I have limited space)...I al...
by nikignome
Sun Feb 08, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: New little dog!
Replies: 18
Views: 792

Re: New little dog!

I am a great believer in karma...you were obviously meant for each other, have fun!
:queen:
by nikignome
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Saved by Mrs Flibble's aloe vera
Replies: 20
Views: 1904

Re: Saved by Mrs Flibble's aloe vera

I have shed-loads of aloe vera plants...they have babies all the time!! I think that the more you ignore them, the more bables they have...I have run out of people to give them to now, so if anyones in or near the Rhondda, let me know and I will gladly pass some on!! [*] Those who dont believe in ma...
by nikignome
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Ahoj from the Czech Republic!
Replies: 14
Views: 591

Re: Ahoj from the Czech Republic!

Welcome Jeremy...I only joined yesterday myself and am still finding my feet (so to speak!) Hope you enjoy the site!
:queen:
by nikignome
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from the Rhondda!!
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Hello from the Rhondda!!

Thanks to everyone for welcoming me...i am thinking of starting a blog to chart my (hopefully!) progress...how do i go about adding it to my posts like i have seen others do? In fact how do you add pictures and quotes and stuff at the bottom? i'm a bit of a dunce when it comes to stuff like that!!! ...
by nikignome
Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from the Rhondda!!
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Hello from the Rhondda!!

Hi everyone...new to the self sufficiency thing, but really want to make it work! Am going to start saving my milk containers from now!
I have no children, but shed-loads of animals from aquatics to rodents, noah had nothing on me!! :queen:

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