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by PurpleMcGowan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Grow lettuce in pop bottles
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

Re: Grow lettuce in pop bottles

Well my little lettuce is growing. But my water wick has turned the water red. It came from and old pair of pj's that must of been washed a million times :scratch:
by PurpleMcGowan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: No plastic
Replies: 10
Views: 1115

Re: No plastic

I found Bamboo brushes on Ebay recently.
Had to shop at T***o again recently and handed the fruit & veg wrappings back to the cashier
by PurpleMcGowan
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Berry identification urgent !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 480

Re: Berry identification urgent !!!

Yes its berberis, my neighbour has it
by PurpleMcGowan
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Pet gripes
Replies: 15
Views: 1158

Re: Pet gripes

4. Packaging on vegetables. I avoid supermarkets as much as I can, but can't always find time to shop local so when the devil drives. But why does a cabbage need to be shrink wrapped, just for you to find a big mouldy patch under where the label goes. Likewise for all supermarket fruit n veg. My fre...
by PurpleMcGowan
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How to post a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 5606

Re: How to post a picture

I think I take the view of, yes they have a right, but preferably not in my garden & patio, mostly because they are so prolific and they itch :-(
by PurpleMcGowan
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How to post a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 5606

Re: How to post a picture

Ah yes the blackberry, is mine, and the fern will be relocated. But the private is my neighbours, and not a friend of mine, constantly pricking myself on it The kids love collecting blackberries each year. We live on a natural spring, so the marestails just spring up everywhere, forever pulling them...
by PurpleMcGowan
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How to post a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 5606

Re: How to post a picture

A flower in the wrong place...... Lol
I'm looking forward to strawberrys next year now I've cleared the violets & mares tails. The Rowan may be going, its still under debate.
by PurpleMcGowan
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Grow lettuce in pop bottles
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

Re: Grow lettuce in pop bottles

Well so far it seems ok, fingers crossed it works
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Lettuce bottle
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by PurpleMcGowan
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Raised Beds
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: Raised Beds

Thanks Green Aura
I'm kinda leaning towards a wooden one, simply because I can get my hands on loads of pallets, just wasn't sure about a liner, but knowing its not required helps.
by PurpleMcGowan
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How to post a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 5606

Re: How to post a picture

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Test attempt
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Not sure how to do this so thought I would give it a try here first.
If I've just posted a random line of text above, than it is supposed to be my side bed that's just been cleared with a new fence lol
by PurpleMcGowan
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Raised Beds
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Raised Beds

Hi I'm looking to put a raised bed on my back patio, approx 4 x 2 ft. I have 2 solid brick walls in which to put it against but cant decide wether to build one or buy one. Price is always a factor as well as trying to way up pro's n con's. Will it be cheaper to build a wooden or brick one, and if it...
by PurpleMcGowan
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New members please read
Replies: 25
Views: 18382

Re: New members please read

:wave:
by PurpleMcGowan
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Grow lettuce in pop bottles
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

Re: Grow lettuce in pop bottles

I've just bought some seeds with a plan for all year indoor lettuce. We don't drink much pop, but do seem to have a few bottles lying around, so I will definitely be giving this a go
by PurpleMcGowan
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: No plastic
Replies: 10
Views: 1115

Re: No plastic

:thumbright:
I was amazed, and glad, to find some tinned foods at T***o are now in cardboard cartons.
Small steps buy many can make big changes