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by becks77
Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Weeds, weeds and more weeds. Help!
Replies: 56
Views: 11337

Re: Weeds, weeds and more weeds. Help!

Brilliant answer, I also laid old carpet (not rubber backed) over my allotment and that suppressed a lot over the winter then it rots down as you plant through into next season, same principle :)
by becks77
Mon May 20, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Bloody, Bloody, Weather
Replies: 54
Views: 10010

Re: Bloody, Bloody, Weather

Yeah, same here not quite as wet as it has been. Have put seeds in anyway, but in the raised beds fingers crossed :)
by becks77
Fri May 17, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: How do I make GOOD wine?
Replies: 13
Views: 3087

Re: How do I make GOOD wine?

Ha ha was jst about to say ask MKG and there he is :iconbiggrin:
by becks77
Wed May 15, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where are???
Replies: 46
Views: 8442

Re: Where are???

Yoo hoo :wave:
by becks77
Wed May 15, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: New Project :-)
Replies: 22
Views: 4266

Re: New Project :-)

Hey SG, good for you I think ths is a fantastic idea, kids learn so much watching nature happen. Seems to me you have everything under control and have the whole thing planned out very well, the one thing we struggled with at first was the humidity so I perchased a £2.50 thermometer with hy?rometer ...
by becks77
Tue May 07, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: First swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 1405

Re: First swallows

The swifts finally arrived yesterday, so pleased. Was beginning to think something untoward had happened to them. Its OK we can have summer now please :iconbiggrin:
by becks77
Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: First swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 1405

Re: First swallows

Theres a group of swifts that come back here yearlyusually third week in April, to coincide with the bluebells , so I guess that could be this week then, isnt Mother Nature great
by becks77
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Earth Day, today
Replies: 0
Views: 3156

Earth Day, today

Happy Earth Day, all you lovely peeps
www.earthday.org/2013

:grouphug:
by becks77
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: sunny day
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Re: sunny day

Yay, a busy couple of days for you then :thumbright:
by becks77
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: First swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 1405

Re: First swallows

So that worked then, the swallows were sighted on Friday eve zooming over Hellingly and again (probably not the same pair) over Arlington resevoir on Sunday,along with martins. Just waiting for the swifts now :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:
by becks77
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: anti-wrinkle skin oils
Replies: 16
Views: 8996

Re: anti-wrinkle skin oils

Coconut oil or argan oil I use
by becks77
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: recycled Materials to make raised beds
Replies: 8
Views: 3862

Re: recycled Materials to make raised beds

I use old tyres for my raised beds and some old bricks to construct another, the last on is mad of odds and ends of wooden planks etc
by becks77
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Soap Nuts
Replies: 8
Views: 5739

Re: Soap Nuts

I ove mine and ny skin is nearly clear of eczema since using them, but I agree on whites not brilliant but I try to remember to put a scoop of wash crystals in too just to help thins along a bit
by becks77
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: First swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 1405

Re: First swallows

Nothing here yet, keep looking skywards ;)
by becks77
Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Want course on yarn dyeing and spinning
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: Want course on yarn dyeing and spinning

Okie dokie, theres some groups on ravelry that might be useful then ,and your local spinners weavers and dyers guild will certainly be very useful www.wsd.org.uk is the national and you will be able to find local ones from there. But seriously get yoursef a fleece ( they'll be shearing soon dont pay...