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by Evelyn J
Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Anyone else jam making at the moment?
Replies: 39
Views: 2443

Re: Anyone else jam making at the moment?

So far i have made blackberry, raspberry and tayberry jam, pickalilly pickled beets, cherrys in syrup, pickled onions and shalots and my triumph (well i think so) marrow chutny, still so much to do, and ive just been offerd the whole harvest of two apple trees! what the heck am i going to do with al...
by Evelyn J
Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi World
Replies: 11
Views: 578

Re: Hi World

Hi Linda,
I found my log in bits! welldone me.
For the rest of you i should explain, I am the Badger and Linda's neighbour.

Eve :wave:
by Evelyn J
Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: need to pick some brains
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: need to pick some brains

yep, was going to mention the air miles, go local and none bleached recycled, as for the hand dryers i have no guilt as the ones we will be using are high powerd and use less power than the normal ones, plus there is no waste to deal with, and nothing for some silly s** to slip trip or fall over or ...
by Evelyn J
Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: need to pick some brains
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: need to pick some brains

I am opening a community centre in 2 months and we will be using hand dryers and UK made recycled loo paper.

Hope this helps

Eve
by Evelyn J
Sat Feb 13, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: EU ( hock - spit ) - bin police ??
Replies: 15
Views: 1899

Re: EU ( hock - spit ) - bin police ??

I can see what ther train of thought was on this one, i live on a very long street over 700 houses and on recycling day i can count the recycling bins that have been put out on one hand! so in my mind something should be done with these idiot's that think recycling is to much effort for them, HOWEVE...
by Evelyn J
Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: No dig gardening in the Northern Hemisphere?
Replies: 20
Views: 1321

Re: No dig gardening in the Northern Hemisphere?

Diging is out for me these days, so i ues a garden claw, it only dose the top 6in so my nephew will be doing the diging at the end of the year, i am blessed with good soil though so it dosent get compacted and strictly stay on the path, this will be the first year i have done this so we will see if ...
by Evelyn J
Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Pets
Topic: what IS it with........
Replies: 12
Views: 1013

Re: what IS it with........

All this makes me feel sooo much better, i thought i was the only one with stupid cats, we have one we call the overlord of the spodmutrons, the rest of the mogs are his minions and aspire to be as stupid as he is, following bread into a hot oven is a good idea as is go to sleep on top of the living...
by Evelyn J
Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: oh BOO FLIPPING HOO
Replies: 11
Views: 1268

Re: oh BOO FLIPPING HOO

I agree!!!!!!!!!!! I get sooooooo fed up with the NONE news items when there is so much that is news worthie, and just a note on fule poverty and the big hoo harr about it last year, for as long as i can remenber as soon as my kids have gone to school my heating has to go off and i sit in the cold, ...
by Evelyn J
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Attention all chicken lovers
Replies: 11
Views: 795

Re: Attention all chicken lovers

One of my girls has tryed to hatch me!! i sat down in the garden and got sat on for 3 hours it was quite nice untill i wanted to get up then all hell broke out, she was not happy, now she looks at my grandson with a view to hatching him we think, she is a little bonkers but sweet.

Eve
by Evelyn J
Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Long tools
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Long tools

Thank you Ann,

Looks like just the thing i'm looking for, another job i can put on the list of stuff I CAN DO,

Thank's again :iconbiggrin:
by Evelyn J
Wed Feb 03, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Long tools
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Long tools

I am in need of long shafted tools, in particular a fork, i need it to be about 4ft tall in total because i cant bend to use a standard size, do any of you know where i can get one, if they even exist? or do you know of anyone who could make me one?

Thank's in advance

Eve
by Evelyn J
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Sweet potato's, give me a clue
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Sweet potato's, give me a clue

Ok, so i have now read every web page conected with sweet potato's (or atleast it feels like i have) and have decided to start sliping some of them now, a bit early but it gives us a few atempts to get it right, then pot up on the windowcill, then off out into the green house then into the ground un...
by Evelyn J
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Cost of keeping chooks??
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: Cost of keeping chooks??

I think my next task is to try to find my tenancy agreement, or contact the council to ask them if I'm allowed to keep them. You said you live in an ex council house, so i am ashulming that you are now a housing associatiobn tenant? your housing trust/ association will have a web site and on it sho...
by Evelyn J
Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Veg gardening for the disabled
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: Veg gardening for the disabled

I am in South Manchester and i am happy to do job exchainge, say you come and do me some digging i will do you some ironing or baby sitting you get the idea.

Eve
by Evelyn J
Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Veg gardening for the disabled
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: Veg gardening for the disabled

The nephew is currently fencing off the vege patch from the chuks, then he will be building the new polly tunnal, he works for Leeks and other food hes a good lad, but will have to go home soon :( so i think i will start looking for a garden buddy next week.

Eve

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