101 things you have done from the Self sufficientish Bible

101 Uses For is popular and let's hope it stays that way. Our second book is presently called 101 tips for self sufficiency; we will certainly dip into this section for ideas. So post away and let's try and get at least one thread up to 101.
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101 things you have done from the Self sufficientish Bible

Post: # 97508Post Andy Hamilton
Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:59 pm

Actually it is not fair that I do this as I could write 1- 101 by myself. :lol:
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Post: # 97580Post mrsflibble
Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:07 pm

:lol: nothing yet... but it inspired me...you'll see. I have a projectt on the go at the moment, will post pics when done.

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Post: # 97610Post Jandra
Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:18 pm

Studied up on eco clothing. I'd no idea cotton was such a bad idea.


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Post: # 97621Post eccentric_emma
Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:33 pm

adopted companion planting in the allotment
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Post: # 97673Post Super.Niki
Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:12 am

I got my book 2 days ago!!! woohoo!! Tis great guys!!

I havn't "done" anything yet (apart form bore all my friends by saying "ooohh!! look! What a good idea!!!" and Alex by saying "oh look! you could do this on your boat, why don't you plant this??"...) but I'm loving the herbs in tyres idea and the advice on companion veg is great (have already told the girls I'm living with next year that the tiny bit of earth is mine for veg, and I'm adopting the windowsill..)!

Also, tomorrow I'm going to buy clingfilm to sort out my draughty window by my pooter here!!

Cheers guys!!
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Post: # 98571Post Cligereen
Thu Apr 24, 2008 8:24 pm

Started off a bucket of your highly recommended nettle fertilizer. Nettles used to bug me big time, but after a sucessful batch of nettle beer last year :drunken: and now this, I'm warming to them (a bit).
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Post: # 98612Post Sky
Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:37 am

It inspired my hubby to make jam!

I'm in the process of brewing the coffee wine and loads more I want to do out of your book. I'm taking it to work tomorrow to show my work mates although the veg season thing doesn't apply to us here in NZ.

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Post: # 98646Post Annpan
Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:52 am

I am now using re-usables on Shortie and wee wipes for me (can't remember if the book covers wee wipes actually)

It is a really inspiring book :cheers:
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