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by Wormella
Sat May 02, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: quails?
Replies: 9
Views: 3002

Re: quails?

we were bandying around the idea of keeping quails as a joke over lukch and the more I look into it the better an idea it seems (Chickens are so passe!)
by Wormella
Wed May 14, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Blueberry questions
Replies: 27
Views: 9174

Might be worth using coffee grounds too, Stabucks give away free coffee grounds to gardeners so it's worth asking in store.
by Wormella
Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: i am getting a garden!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2440

Congrats - We've not long moved into a lovely big house to rent - with a garden Hubby has been busy turning into a fantastic herb patch. It's a lovely feeling to have space and room for everything. How we crammed everything that fits nicely into a large 3 bed house into a small 2 bed flat I really d...
by Wormella
Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Advise needed about a few herbs
Replies: 13
Views: 4357

If you leave them go to seed you should be ok, but herbs grwo quickly enough from seeds at the best of time.
by Wormella
Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: dumped
Replies: 16
Views: 8879

I was more shocked that he was willing to spend £200 a month so he could have clean socks and pants every day - but at least he was going to make the effort to send his dirty ones to poorer countries. We missed a bit on the middle - what do they do about food - I assume they forage but we couldn't ...
by Wormella
Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Selfsufficientish goes Myspace
Replies: 28
Views: 15340

There are pros and cons to both of them - And I do tend to use them both (Ok, maybe a little bit addicted to Facebook_. I find them handy for keeping in touch with the my healthy diaspora of friends - well I moved, most of them stayed put in South Wales. Facebook is a little easier to navigate and s...
by Wormella
Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling plastic bags
Replies: 17
Views: 5900

I know most of the supermarkets here have plastic bag recycling.
by Wormella
Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: can anyone help please
Replies: 26
Views: 6187

We have a small cirus grove from pips - We don't think any will fruit but we kept popping Mandarin and lemon ppipcs into compost in a warm enviroment (on our storage heaters) until we got seedlings.
by Wormella
Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Beetroot again
Replies: 5
Views: 2916

It's a good combination! Welcome.

i think we should put together some kind of beetroot receipe cookbook - a help to anyone with an allotment or veg box I'm sure!
by Wormella
Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I'm fed up!
Replies: 56
Views: 11686

Your could start knitting things for winter. I'm sure it will be scarf time soon enough!!
by Wormella
Thu Aug 09, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm not new .. but I've moved - Stafford based now!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2721

Shirlz wrote:Happy new house - you're still miles away but creeping northwards :wink: :mrgreen:
actually - I've moved further south....
by Wormella
Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Moral support please?
Replies: 22
Views: 10293

Try coming at it a differnt way - most of these things save the company money (Not having Air Con on etc). If you can get managemnt on board that way it sometimes works - espcieally if you could get them to agree to put some of the money saved towards Christmas parties etc.
by Wormella
Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: apple trees grown from pips
Replies: 4
Views: 3195

I know with citrus fruit most seeds will grow something but not all of them will produce fruit. Not sure what the hit rate on other trees are. We've grown a small grove of citrus trees (4 lemon and 2 mandarin) but suspect they'll only every been green leafed things (we're saving them as gifts for pe...
by Wormella
Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm not new .. but I've moved - Stafford based now!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2721

Thanks. There's only so much veg you can grow in a 2 bed flat with no outside space!
by Wormella
Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Freegans
Replies: 9
Views: 2776

I took a bit of exception that the ones quoted in the article wern't vegan - I'm sure many are. I know I used to work in catering, and we did throw a lot of stuff out. It annoyed me more in Subway when we tried to find a home for our surplus bread and bcause we couldn't guarentee quantities or someo...