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- Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:03 am
- Forum: But what can I do?
- Topic: Self sufficient skills List
- Replies: 6
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What can you do that helps to make you self sufficient? I can knit (but have to buy the wool as don't live with a supply from a sheep) so only half useful. I can sew well enough to do repairs on clothes. Did learn embroidery but don't feel that cushion covers, table clothes and such are exactly nece...
Answers on a postcard to Weedo 1. A weed is a plant in the wrong place according to gardeners and growers 2. Of course humans spread plant species without any knowledge of its bad habits (Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed here) 3. People don't like change and want to see what they imagine their envir...
Horse tail takes over the world despite being the most venerable of aged pensioners. If you have an allotment full of it, I can assure you that destruction is quite ethical.
It takes a couple of years for leaves to rot down so the fact that people have some from last year still in process is quite normal. I'm not convinced that the colour of bags matter at all as I have worked with green ones. However, if you can acquire free a large builder's dumpy bag that is open to ...
- Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:19 pm
- Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
- Topic: Planting Autumn garlic
- Replies: 4
- Views: 534
I suggest to go with where the digging is done and get it planted before the season is too far gone Penny. Think ahead next year and cross fingers that we get sunny days next year.
Your number 1 bin was too dry. Woodlice arrive when the heap is dry. Number 2 bin on a patio has a problem with being on a patio - the base is wrong. No drainage for a start. You need to ensure that the heaps are placed on soil, kept warm and moist but not soaking. And you need to take all the conte...