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by old tree man
Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: INISHINDIE- Inishowen calling
Replies: 13
Views: 2659

Hi Ian
welcome to the ish :flower:
hope you enjoy it
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Sweet-peas
Replies: 22
Views: 5729

Hi annpan
Just got back from visiting my sister in cumbria and as we opened the door there were my seeds :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
Thank you so much for sending them, jane and i can't wait to sow them
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: reed bed waste system
Replies: 5
Views: 1530

thanks to all the replys :cheers:
the rosewood farm project dosen't actually show you how to set up but thanks for the link
still looking into the solviva book
thanks again, all the best
Russ :flower:
by old tree man
Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: reed bed waste system
Replies: 5
Views: 1530

reed bed waste system

Staying with my sister in cumbria and she is very interested in setting up her own reed bed system for toilet waste, has anyone had any experience in this field or knows of any help that she can get advice from
-how to build one.
thanks
Russ
by old tree man
Wed Jan 09, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Hugh's Chicken Run - tonight, C4, 9pm
Replies: 37
Views: 10368

I think like hfw said if he converted 1 family who then converted another and so on then maybe somwhere down the line we won't be converting the minority we will be the majority, it will take a long time but we may just get there. Just imagine when this site was thought up and now look at its popula...
by old tree man
Wed Jan 09, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy birthday ina!
Replies: 11
Views: 1684

Happy birthday ina :flower: :occasion6: :drunken: :drunken:
have a great one
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Growing Medicinal Herbs.......
Replies: 5
Views: 1466

I have not come across it on my travels it being a woodland plant, i know it is native to north america and the native indians use it alot in medicine but not sure if it is grown in the uk, but i could be wrong !. Would be a great plant to grow, i will try and source at my mates garden centre, regar...
by old tree man
Tue Jan 08, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: RAF doing my nut in!
Replies: 10
Views: 1479

When we were working in the lake district forests the raf used to do the same thing to us, they used to spot us and take an attack fomation the noise is so loud we could here it above our saws so i am in full sympathy with you and your animals, if it affects the animals wellbeing you can get in touc...
by old tree man
Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: recycle old wooden blinds
Replies: 3
Views: 1651

recycle old wooden blinds

My wife Jane has a great eye for a bargin so when she told me she had sourced some new wooden blinds in a sale we had to go and look, we have 2 large windows and 2 small windows which needed fitting , all of them would normally cost a fortune but in the sale we paid £40 for the lot, best of all tho...
by old tree man
Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:31 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello From South-West Scotland!
Replies: 10
Views: 1837

Welcome to the ish
hope you enjoy as much as i do :thumbleft:
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:29 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A very shy wave from just outside Glasgow...
Replies: 12
Views: 1972

hi and welcome
:flower:
having a piece of land whether it is a postage stamp or 10 acres it dosen't matter as long as you enjoy the fruits of you labour good luck :cheers:
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: truck batteries "are you out there nev"
Replies: 8
Views: 2441

Thanks again for the advice i shall keep you updated with my progress and of course hope to pick your brains as it grows,
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: recycled printer
Replies: 4
Views: 3712

Thanks for the advice i found out that the ink would cost me £29 but a new printer about £23 how stupid is that you were dead right with the prices thanks again for the advice
:cheers: :cheers: all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: truck batteries "are you out there nev"
Replies: 8
Views: 2441

Thanks nev
as soon as i get them i will be in touch
thanks
Russ
by old tree man
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:17 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: 'nother noob
Replies: 14
Views: 1856

hi mike forestry is a great proffession i did it for 30yrs and have had a wonderful life working all around our country, i have seen all the wildlife this country can offer many a time i have sat down eating my lunch watching deer and badgers slip past, fox cubs playing and hares boxing, i think the...