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by doofaloofa
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: That's why I love living here
Replies: 18
Views: 1366

Re: That's why I love living here

I was diging and such in my T shirt yesterday. SWEET!
by doofaloofa
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: keeping a gardening journal
Replies: 20
Views: 2494

Re: keeping a gardening journal

I have been keeping a record of what I do and how long it takes since 13/5/11

Shouls make for interesting reading to some sad historian one day
by doofaloofa
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: mushrooms
Replies: 33
Views: 3840

Re: mushrooms

I got some dowl spore from the e bay

oyster, shitake, and lions mane(never heard of it!)

put it in beech logs

Got a few meals of the oyster, but nothing off the rest
by doofaloofa
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

@ MuddyWitch"

Which part of Ireland are you moving to if you dont mind me asking
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Queen wasp
Replies: 14
Views: 5410

Re: Queen wasp

I have become less homicidal when it comes to wasps since I found one dimembering a cabage catterpilla (one of the bright yolks) and fly away with the bits.#

I am sure I have seen wasp nesting boxes
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

Odsox wrote:Hi there Doofaloofa and welcome from another West Corkonian. :wave:

Hi. Small world
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

Millymollymandy wrote:Hi there - yes you can, just look down in the reply window where you're making a posting and you will see, 2nd up from the bottom of a list which starts with Disable BBCode (whatever that is!) "Notify me when a reply is posted". That'll send you an email. :iconbiggrin:
Thanks. Mission accomplished!
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

@ Milims.

Can i get e mail alert for new posts in subscribed threads?
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

Milims wrote:HI there and welcome :wave:
Thanks
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I hate you New Zealand!
Replies: 9
Views: 1619

Re: I hate you New Zealand!

bill1953 wrote:Ground and Rove beetles are good predators of these things.
I'm glad to hear it. Any tips on encouraging these.

I like the Devils coach horse, must be the most agressive prdatory insect
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 152965

Re: Recycling Ideas ?

Here's an idea for you...
You will need:

News papers
Bog roll inner tubes
Old cooking oil

Roll up news papers, insert into bor roll tub, soak in old cooking oil

You now have a hot burning fuel for your burner
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Top of the Mornin' to ya!

Hey Bill, Hey Potters Farm

We are full suficient in mud at the moment! :o
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Rammed earth tyre walls.
Replies: 15
Views: 12247

Re: Rammed earth tyre walls.

I am also contemplating a tyre wall for a barn

Since I mentioned it to the owner of the local tyre centre I have gained a new best friend! FREE DELIVERY :thumbright:
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I hate you New Zealand!
Replies: 9
Views: 1619

I hate you New Zealand!

So you have great sceanary, friendly people with a shared cultural herritage, a great rugby strip, a cool war dance and sheep But why oh why did you send me your nasty flat worms to eat all my earth worms?!?!?! WHY! http://www.srgc.org.uk/bulblog/log2005/130705/NZ%20flat%20worm.jpg I am infested! (t...
by doofaloofa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Top of the Mornin' to ya!
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Top of the Mornin' to ya!

Hi Hows it going? My name is Alex and I am an ex-pat English (blow in), settled in West Cork, Republic of Ireland We have a 2-and-a-bit plot of land on the site of an ex gravel quarry, that we have been developing for the last 13 years We planted half up with trees and the remainder is the house we ...