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- Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:34 am
- Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
- Topic: Random wine
- Replies: 33
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A bottle (0.7 ltrs) of 40% spirit is £14.00 since the introduction of the minimum pricing. Used to be £10.00 - and that was a lot more expensive than in Germany, for example...
- Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:25 am
- Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
- Topic: I'm self sufficient in....
- Replies: 16
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Isn't it enough to have them in the garden, munching away on my few vegetables and strawberries that I managed to grow? Oh no, they have to invade the house as well... A few days ago, I returned from a couple of nights away, cat sitting. Before I'd gone away, I'd brought in my washing that had been ...
- Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:53 pm
- Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
- Topic: What are you harvesting now?
- Replies: 49
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There are probably some broad beans in the garden. I've not been feeling well enough to do anything out there - it looks bloody awful. All my energy goes into work.
The main argument for the use of so much plastic in wrapping fruit and veg is, of course, that it will keep longer and incur less damage during transport. And that has to be taken into consideration. As long as we don't have the local production and distribution that we'd all like, how much more pro...
Sounds like our weather! "Heatwave" here - I think it got as high as 17 today...