Hello from Swindon

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frazzleju
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Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222482Post frazzleju
Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:07 am

Hello! After a bit of lurking I've got organised enough to join in! Just moved back to Swindon after 20 years of living all round the country and now settled so can be more ish-ish :] Looking to get chickens again and currently plotting lots of raised beds in our south-facing but very narrow garden - have a feeling I'll be doing a lot of brain-picking! Ju x

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222531Post okra
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:22 pm

Hello, welcome and happy ishing

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222537Post MuddyWitch
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:36 pm

Welcome to ISH :flower:

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222541Post old tree man
Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:24 pm

hello :wave: :flower:
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222550Post Milims
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:13 pm

Hi there and welcome :wave:
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And let us be kind
Let us be silly and free
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It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222562Post Jacqui S
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:49 pm

Hello and welcome from another newbie.
Hubby made his first ever raised bed for me at the weekend, out of an old pallet. I'm very pleased with it!

frazzleju
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 222563Post frazzleju
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:56 pm

Thank you all for the welcome :]
Jacqui, that sounds great - we've been lugging some old scaffold boards around for years, now we'll finally getting to use them- my hubby has already built a double composter, my raised beds are next,happy days :D

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 223280Post cocobelle
Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:49 pm

Jacqui S wrote:Hello and welcome from another newbie.
Hubby made his first ever raised bed for me at the weekend, out of an old pallet. I'm very pleased with it!
One of my friend's is in the process of making me one from someold bits of scrap wood - looks like it's going to be amazing.
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 223310Post thesunflowergal
Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:52 pm

Hi Ju

Welcome to ish!!! There is quite a gang of us from Swindon now, and even more from Wiltshire. Every now and then we have a meet up, and we had a pot luck dinner a couple of months ago.
We have chooks in the back garden, and hubby built me another raised bed a couple of weeks ago. I got the wood from a skip lol.

Take care, Nikki
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 223311Post Helsbells
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:00 pm

Hello!
I am in Reading, welcome to the south!

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 223327Post becks77
Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:34 am

:wave: :wave: :wave: Helloooooooooo welcome
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 223397Post Thomzo
Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:29 pm

Hello and welcome from another Swindonisher. I can vouch for Sunflowergal's pot luck dinner, I was there. :iconbiggrin:

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frazzleju
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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 230387Post frazzleju
Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:11 pm

whew, this is what happens when you finally join up - first your pc dies then life gets ridicuously busy! thank you all again for the welcome - raised beds built + 3 chooks happily laying out there - heres to my first summer back in Swindon :D x Ju

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Re: Hello from Swindon

Post: # 230400Post Millymollymandy
Sun May 01, 2011 6:13 am

Hi and welcome - I don't know how I missed saying hello first time around!! Glad you got your chickens. :iconbiggrin:
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