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by Cassiepod
Fri May 25, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Onions
Replies: 35
Views: 1438

Re: Onions

I'm growing too! but with the weather my stuff is far behind others'... I won't be self sufficient but at least I'll have treats directs from the garden. hoping to put in a strawberry bed this weekend, late I know but better late than never.
by Cassiepod
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Curiosity/Armageddon
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Curiosity/Armageddon

phone my partner and make sure that we spent the last 3 days together enjoying ourselves, go fishing, spend time together, go away into the hills, away from other people, eat well and treasure the last few days.
by Cassiepod
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Has Spring sprung?
Replies: 26
Views: 2142

Re: Has Spring sprung?

I planted mine yesterday along with doing a whole lot of other jobs in the sunshine, I know we're due some more snow but i'm hoping it won't last and they'll be ok....
by Cassiepod
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: This self sufficient thing?
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: This self sufficient thing?

I'm not sure if it's precisely harking back, as hearkening for contact and context in a world that's pushing us further and further away from real contact with real things. There's a pleasure and satisfaction from creating or doing for yourself that can't be found in popping to the supermarket or bu...
by Cassiepod
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: This board ain't self sufficient
Replies: 24
Views: 3306

Re: This board ain't self sufficient

I'm sadly not hugely self sufficient at the moment and just check in here to get moral support that I can get back there but have nothing of any great interest to post :(
by Cassiepod
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What Is For Tea?
Replies: 67
Views: 9178

Re: What Is For Tea?

Brisket slow cooked with apricots and tomatoes served with veggies also low carb (only a small handful of apricots in a large recipe) but still a sure fire winner with the other half.
by Cassiepod
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bird Flu restrictions
Replies: 11
Views: 5697

Re: Bird Flu restrictions

I don't think so there' new, less tight restrictions on keepign their food and water covered. "After 28 February From 28 February we will adopt a more targeted approach, with mandatory biosecurity measures across the country and continued housing or range netting in higher risk areas. Anyone plannin...
by Cassiepod
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Hotbed Propagator
Replies: 6
Views: 2102

Re: Hotbed Propagator

So is this a special hot bed or is it your 'normal' compost bin that you're adapting to function as a hotbed whilst it's working away?
by Cassiepod
Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bird Flu restrictions
Replies: 11
Views: 5697

Re: Bird Flu restrictions

little blighters escaped today.... through a gap, they're not happy at being cooped up!
by Cassiepod
Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bird Flu restrictions
Replies: 11
Views: 5697

Bird Flu restrictions

SO I just received an email from my mum to lock up my chickens based on the article below. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38231416 There are a lot of migratory bird around at the moment so it's not unreasonable guess. but, apart from locking them in the garage with no light and a concrete floor the best...
by Cassiepod
Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Hooray, hooray...
Replies: 7
Views: 1187

Re: Hooray, hooray...

Good news indeed. I hope it becomes something more steady and permanent.
by Cassiepod
Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do you grow turmeric
Replies: 7
Views: 2279

Re: How do you grow turmeric

oooh sounds interesting! Let me know if it works I'd love to try that, if you can succeed green Aura we should be able to a bit further south I imagine

Cassie
by Cassiepod
Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Re-introducing myself
Replies: 9
Views: 3053

Re: Re-introducing myself

Wow. Big change indeed. I'm not sure how to react - it won't make much difference to me, your opinion retains the same value irrespective of gender :)

Welcome and good luck!
by Cassiepod
Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: It's that time of year again ...
Replies: 53
Views: 11981

Re: It's that time of year again ...

Thanks Odsox

mmm onion and garlic much more my thing! although with a bit of tomato your getting a nice pasta sauce going....
by Cassiepod
Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: It's that time of year again ...
Replies: 53
Views: 11981

Re: It's that time of year again ...

eh? where do you keep them and how on earth do they ripen?