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by Berti
Sun Mar 13, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: the urban homestead
Replies: 17
Views: 4985

Re: the urban homestead

Sorry, can't agree with the above,why should ANYTHING be trademarked? Shouldn't things be shared? Isn't art,music,science,knowledge for the benefit of everyone? ( I dont rate the copyright thing either,the best music came from poverty,Robert Johnson or U2?..Erm.....) oldjerry I think you misread me...
by Berti
Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: the urban homestead
Replies: 17
Views: 4985

Re: the urban homestead

the dervaeses have not yet managed to trademark ANYTHING. now they have got at least one lawyer AGAINST themselves, that I know of, and lots of people protesting. so please, protest against what they are trying to do. (and what makes matters even worse, is that they are telling plain lies on their w...
by Berti
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: a farmers life for me - bbc
Replies: 42
Views: 4176

Re: a farmers life for me - bbc

I am interested to see how it further develops. been following for a bit and I can really raise my eyebrows what some people come up with, and I am not (nor ever gonna be) a farmer (FEMALE). the series sure have been an eyeopener to me, what a farm has to do to make things profitable and bring money...
by Berti
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Growth of raised beds
Replies: 14
Views: 1476

Re: Growth of raised beds

some good posts on raised beds! gonna break up my own patio this week and have the wood waiting. its shaved pine, but I plan to move in a few years anyways..... when I had the allotment, I got weird looks on my raised (square foot gardening type) beds, and jealous looks when they saw what was growin...
by Berti
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Cream of tomato soup
Replies: 18
Views: 3255

Re: Cream of tomato soup

most of my "cream of" soups are based on a roux with stock as liquid.
so my tomato "cream" soup is just that , with tomato puree, and whatever herbs/ spice you like.
and cheap too :)
by Berti
Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:47 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Free Meat
Replies: 12
Views: 5394

Re: Free Meat

wow! you seem to know your stuff! sure some people will make good use of your writings!
by Berti
Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: how to sow chives?
Replies: 17
Views: 1802

Re: how to sow chives?

did exactly that, this afternoon, in newspaper pot :)
by Berti
Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: how to sow chives?
Replies: 17
Views: 1802

Re: how to sow chives?

hi becks, yes OKAY but you suggest to chuck the seeds in a pot all together?
by Berti
Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: how to sow chives?
Replies: 17
Views: 1802

how to sow chives?

how do I sow chives?
usually one seed does one plant with vegetables etc.
is this the same for chives? or do I need to sprinkle seeds on the surface and one seed is one leaf of chives?
by Berti
Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:47 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: get my photos onto fabric ....
Replies: 9
Views: 1157

Re: get my photos onto fabric ....

so YES yu can buy paper especially for transferring pictures onto fabric.
its called transfer paper for fabric. :P
quilt shops also sell these quite often....depending on where you live.
by Berti
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Mung beans
Replies: 12
Views: 1097

Re: Mung beans

definitely think so!!! :) you're unique..........but you knew that, already...
by Berti
Thu Mar 03, 2011 6:32 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Mung beans
Replies: 12
Views: 1097

Re: Mung beans

wow. thats quite a question but never heard yet of anyone growing them in our country....
by Berti
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from the Netherlands
Replies: 14
Views: 950

Re: Hi from the Netherlands

definitely agree on the latter!!!
by Berti
Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from the Netherlands
Replies: 14
Views: 950

Re: Hi from the Netherlands

welcome from another dutchie from north limburg :) its always great to see more of our country finding the way to Ish. but you are mistaken that in netherlands nothing is written about selfsufficiency. we only call it consuminderen/ downshifting. yes thats something different but among them are a lo...
by Berti
Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: the urban homestead
Replies: 17
Views: 4985

Re: the urban homestead

the site of the authors is www.rootsimple.com by the way.
I agree about the site above by madabouthens!!
good to see the ish word is spreading more worldwide huh? I still like my ish bible though!