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by homegrown
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:39 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: GE nightmare
Replies: 26
Views: 5723

GE nightmare

here in New Zealand, the New Zealand Australian Standards authority is planning to sign off on the release of GE corn and soy see http://www.gefree.org.nz and an american judge hes upheld Monsanto's side that could lead to courts agrreing that food purity measures such as GE Free are against free tr...
by homegrown
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: use a cut throat razor
Replies: 9
Views: 1260

Re: use a cut throat razor

Hey Big Al

There are quite a few video clips on the subject on youtube, here is one link to get you started.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN5gmdwATY4

cheers Homegrown
by homegrown
Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Stupidity is contagious
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Stupidity is contagious

here in New Zealand daylight savings was supposed to end this weekend but now they are talking about extending it for the whole year just for the rugby world cup. sport seems to control almost every part of our lives and now its even controlling time.... stupidity.... enough said :banghead: :banghea...
by homegrown
Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: New Job
Replies: 10
Views: 707

New Job

Finally I am well enough to take on a part time job, yayyyyyyyy. I am now the new manager for the Waipara Valley Farmer's Market in Hurunui district north canterbury, new zealand. It looks like fun. :iconbiggrin:
by homegrown
Wed Mar 16, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 non-swear words
Replies: 109
Views: 36958

Re: 101 non-swear words

shitaki talking mushrooms (thanks to spy kids 2)
Cheese Balls
Great Flaming lumps of cow poo
by homegrown
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Home - the movie
Replies: 2
Views: 3186

Home - the movie

Check out this movie on youtube it has a real impact http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The ...
by homegrown
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Go about submitting a book proposal?
Replies: 8
Views: 869

Re: Go about submitting a book proposal?

Hi lorna, if you are submitting a manuscript they like it printed on a4 paper double line spacing so they can write notes in between the lines. if you look on the web you can likely find a literary agent but I would reccomend you look at similar books already published and approach the company as th...
by homegrown
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Our first aphid assault this year!
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: Our first aphid assault this year!

Hi there, if you harvest elder leaf you can boil it up in a large pot full of water for around 30mins and then strain. oput the liquid in a clean food grade spray bottle and spray around your plants it also deters white butterfly and many other pests, slao plant garlic in borders around your plants ...
by homegrown
Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Earthquake in NZ
Replies: 15
Views: 1459

Re: Earthquake in NZ

Hi guys, just letting you know me and mine are safe, bit of shock though already thirty-nine confirmed dead and more to come. thanks for all your thoughts

Richard
by homegrown
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Jumble sales
Replies: 7
Views: 582

Re: Jumble sales

hey MW what about some pics of your patchwork? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by homegrown
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Forage evening North Canterbury NZ
Replies: 0
Views: 708

Forage evening North Canterbury NZ

For all those North canterbury kiwi-ishers I am hosting a foraginging information evening at Amerley Library 7.30pm Monday March 7th (gold coin donation). The evening is being run by Food For Thought a local group promoting self-sufficiency and sustainability in North Canterbury, guest speaker Garre...
by homegrown
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Gardening job at River Cottage
Replies: 5
Views: 696

Re: Gardening job at River Cottage

I have knowledge but wrong side of the world, though seriously considering asking if I can set up a river cottage franchise for new zealand. :lol:
by homegrown
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: jelly Flop!!!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 389

jelly Flop!!!!!!

Help Was making Rhubarb and apple jelly, lovely clear natural syrupy juices both strained over night though jelly bag, but no matter what we did would not set, any experienced jelly makers out thhere who can provide advice. we had 35 metric cups of pure juice, added over 4 and half kg's of sugar pl...
by homegrown
Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: school pta rant
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: school pta rant

Welshmum. you should watch the american movie Harper Valley PTA it'll make you feel better, my wifes on the PTA and when she came on board and it was arranged that she would organise and coordinate a school fair by the chair. But as soon as she did there were a whole group of bitchy women who immedi...
by homegrown
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 8
Views: 416

Re: Hello from New Zealand

Salutations Teeli from another Kiwi-ish.

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