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by fuchsia
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Woolly cardy
Replies: 9
Views: 1511

Re: Woolly cardy

love the cardy, very clever of you. i have to follow the pattern and even then it sometimes goes wrong. don't suppose you have pattern for anything similar for size 6 needles?
by fuchsia
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: science fiction
Replies: 10
Views: 2693

science fiction

my recent favorite reads have been science fiction but relevant to this forum as they have a common theme of the environment and humanity. the first being Where the Late Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm, written in the 70's and tackles cloning! then the Death of Grass by Samuel Youd (1956) horticultural b...
by fuchsia
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Banish Plastic
Replies: 93
Views: 87431

Re: Banish Plastic

i think all supermarkets should stop selling meet and fish prepacked. bring back the fish and meat counters and use grease proof paper. our local coop closed it,s deli counter, at this counter you could buy small portions with minimal packaging. i could not understand why they closed the counter and...
by fuchsia
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: soapwort
Replies: 3
Views: 1285


i wondered if any of you have grown soapwort? if so was germination good, was it productive and did you use it for soap? thanks in advance for any replies.
by fuchsia
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from the midlands
Replies: 11
Views: 1552

hello from the midlands

hello to you all. i have been growing my own food for the last 7 years, am studying a HNC in organic horticulture at present. trying to live as selfsufficientish as possible. great to find a forum of like minded people. i'm a bit ocd about anything to do with horticulture, second hand books and clot...