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by homegrown
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: needing to vent...
Replies: 18
Views: 2097

Re: needing to vent...

tell in you just one a million pounds but because they've never done anything to help you they get nothing and then move house and change your name. it sounds as if they wouldn't be good role models for you LO anyway. we cannot choose our family but we can choose those who we allow in our childrens ...
by homegrown
Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:05 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: what time do you get up?
Replies: 15
Views: 2223

Re: what time do you get up?

Unless its really hot they get up when i do, which unfortunately is pretty early thanks to the kids, but I have read that if you free ranging them its quite good to keep them in until they have there first lay, but I have never thought that sounded right, myself
by homegrown
Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:03 am
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: How the business is going
Replies: 5
Views: 1368

Re: How the business is going

thats good posuum, where in NZ are you located and have you logged in with ooooby.ning.com and locavore365.org, Ooooby is a good way of keeping in contact with local gardeners and locavore can help you sell you produce for free.

Cheers HomeGrown aka The Greenman
by homegrown
Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: My Recycled Garden
Replies: 12
Views: 2616

Re: My Recycled Garden

it belongs to my landlord I think he's planning to sell it but I think it would be beyond my financial abilities to get it over to you, sorry
by homegrown
Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: weird and wonderful quotes
Replies: 58
Views: 5069

Re: weird and wonderful quotes

here's some ones of the net Dog for sale: eats anything and is fond of children - Classified Ad Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the ...
by homegrown
Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:06 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: HHHHEEEEEEELLLLLLPPPPPP!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2770

Re: HHHHEEEEEEELLLLLLPPPPPP!!!!

One thing you can do is greate raised beds with heavy cardboard under neath if you do one metre square beds you can reach them from all sides an d bring in freash top soil and copost to fill them or recycle soil from else where. if you can score old carpet you can lay it wool side down and use it as...
by homegrown
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Ideas needed!
Replies: 21
Views: 1819

Re: Ideas needed!

How about a card in a local shop window adverting yourselves as gardeners? Or offer to do people's iroing? Or dog walking? These are just the ones I seen 'round here recently, I'm sure you could think of other ideas. Good Luck :grouphug: MW I concur about gardening or even take it a step further if...
by homegrown
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Volunteering ideas
Replies: 16
Views: 2337

Re: Volunteering ideas

if your on ish then you most likely know something about gardening, what about helping your locakl school set up a veg patch, thats what i'm hoping to do at my sons school this year.
by homegrown
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions
Replies: 45
Views: 6799

Re: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions

To me laziness is the same as greed, greed for something a person should earn without taking shortcuts. machines maybe quicker but they destroy the bond we have with the land and each other, example my great uncle always used manual shears not machine yet he never cut a sheep not even once because h...
by homegrown
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions
Replies: 45
Views: 6799

Re: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions

simply put time is an illusion lunch time doubly so, you don't see animals checking their watches, so neither should we, the sun goes up the sun goes down and we eat when we are hungry, thats the way god intended it. Oh yes and I have said it before the industrial revolution was a mistake and manual...
by homegrown
Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: weird and wonderful quotes
Replies: 58
Views: 5069

weird and wonderful quotes

May all your ups and downs be under the sheets - digger (Jhn Doe TV series)
by homegrown
Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:11 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Building a Greenhouse
Replies: 5
Views: 1500

Re: Building a Greenhouse

well done looks great i see lots of tomatos in your future
by homegrown
Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: In what ways aren't you green?
Replies: 45
Views: 4617

Re: In what ways aren't you green?

Living rural we relie on our vehicles to move our produce but we can't afford an eco car

I still have a computer, cell phone, tv and othe such items which are extremely hard to recycle when caput.

I can't afford the eco friemdly products here in NZ even though I know the planet can't either.
by homegrown
Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: cunning insults
Replies: 54
Views: 40418

Re: cunning insults

Appearence darling I've ordered a truck load of soil for tomorrow, would you mind terribly filling in your fooprints I don't want you to turn the other cheek - it's just as ugly. How can you love nature, when it did that to you? Every girl has the right to be ugly, but I'm afraid you've abused the p...
by homegrown
Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1402

Re: New members please read

Hi sandra, you don't have weeds, you have potential compost or liquid fertiliser, if its grass types dig up and throw in compost or if invasive chuck it in a old pillow case with nettles, comfrey, organic manure and submerge in water for two weeks dunking every second day, also get any boys to pee i...