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by charlie
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Bug ID.
Replies: 9
Views: 956

Re: Bug ID.

Hi all, Thanks for the feedback, my sister in law has loads of bug books and thinks she has it identified it as a Harlequin Ladbird Larvae google "Harlequin Ladbird Larvae" for pics and info. I think she's probably right, although there are still slight differences such as the length and colour of t...
by charlie
Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Bug ID.
Replies: 9
Views: 956

Re: Bug ID.

It tends to like brussel sprouts and its size is about 1cm ish long, no visible mandibles, def no wings, size wise like a fly I guess and its tail end could bend downward as if to lay eggs maybe? three sections to its body, head middle and rear. six legs and the there are 16 yellow "staman" on its b...
by charlie
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Bug ID.
Replies: 9
Views: 956

Bug ID.

Hi,

Just wodering if anyone can identify this bug which came home
with us from the allotment the other day!


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by charlie
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 32
Views: 2958

Re: Jobs

I'm a mostly stay at home mum to my 1yr old daughter, but work w/e's in a local shop.
OH works in IT/insurance.
I'm currently setting up a business with a friend, recycling fabrics, furniture etc. :wink:
by charlie
Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Off to get my key today!
Replies: 8
Views: 1411

Re: Off to get my key today!

That's great news, getting it so quick. :-)
I guess it's the right time as it's renewal time for the plots.
by charlie
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: green hoos
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Re: green hoos

Excellent news. Mine is still sitting, waiting for its glass to go in.
by charlie
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seed Swap site
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: Seed Swap site

This is an excellent day.
I've been to the last few, and manage to pick up some wonderfully different seeds.
But go early if you want seed potatoes, they always go early :wink:
Definitely worth going if you are local.
by charlie
Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Joke Christmas Cake
Replies: 17
Views: 1455

Re: Joke Christmas Cake

Excellent!
by charlie
Mon Dec 22, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Crazy things you were told by your parents
Replies: 45
Views: 3281

Re: Crazy things you were told by your parents

I was told that if the clouds were skittering across the sky very fast, then the day would pass quickly!
I was gutted when i looked out the window on my birthday :(
by charlie
Sun Dec 21, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What to do down the allotment now?
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

What to do down the allotment now?

What is everyone else doing down their allotments?
Me, i'm busy building raised beds and trying to get rid of as many roots as possible!
by charlie
Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2008 - What are you most proud of?
Replies: 14
Views: 859

Re: 2008 - What are you most proud of?

Getting our allotment up and running, making all our raised beds, despite being heavily pregnant!
Having our baby, and seeing her 1st smiles and hearing her 1st giggles :lol:
by charlie
Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Baby Twiglet Is Here!
Replies: 22
Views: 2795

Re: Baby Twiglet Is Here!

Congrats!!!!! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
And what a lovely name.
by charlie
Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What is your favourite cake?
Replies: 51
Views: 5799

Re: What is your favourite cake?

It's got to be either courgette cake, or chocolate & banana cake (which i might make this afternoon!)
by charlie
Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seeds to swap
Replies: 3
Views: 918

Re: Seeds to swap

T&M chives (unopened) Mr Fothergills Watercress - Aqua (unopened) GONE T&M Organic spinach - palcof1 (opened - almost full pack) T&M Salad leaf rocket (opened - almost full) unwins origano (unopened) Mr Fothergills Mizuna (2 packs, unopened) BOTH GONE Basil (unopened) GONE Parsnip f1 gladiator (unop...
by charlie
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Sponsor me, ah go on.
Replies: 16
Views: 1423

Re: Sponsor me, ah go on.

Done!
Good luck with the trip.