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by pelmetman
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Rainwater harvesting - your experiences
Replies: 28
Views: 16800

Re: Rainwater harvesting - your experiences

We have 2 x 500 litre butts in the yard, bought in France 6+ years ago for less than £70 a bargain :thumbright: collecting water off the garage roof........ 300 litre pre war butt collecting off the old stables, which on occaission leaks like a sieve.......... then self heals :shock: .........and an...
by pelmetman
Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?
Replies: 28
Views: 5367

Re: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?

There's plenty of old campers out there............all capable of doing the job.......we have been back a month after spending 6 weeks away traveling down to Spain and back again :mrgreen: ..............Off again in May in our 22 year old camper :cooldude: Although it bu**ers up our veg garden :scra...
by pelmetman
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Cutting seed potatoes in half?
Replies: 11
Views: 3248

Re: Cutting seed potatoes in half?

Thanks people :salute: .............I'll use wood ash as I haven't any flowers of Sulphur.........and we get plenty of ash with the log burner :mrgreen:

If the weather carries on like this we'll soon be planting :cooldude:
by pelmetman
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 82
Views: 27993

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

Must try to remember to read this lot when I'm not pi**ed :mrgreen:
by pelmetman
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Cutting seed potatoes in half?
Replies: 11
Views: 3248

Re: Cutting seed potatoes in half?

wabbit955 wrote:they done it on gardeners world last year
I dare say your right Wabbit............trouble is my short term memory rarely lasts a few days :shock:
by pelmetman
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Cutting seed potatoes in half?
Replies: 11
Views: 3248

Cutting seed potatoes in half?

I've had a look around and couldn't find anything about it............probably searched in the wrong area :dontknow: I've bought my seed spuds (Charlottes) and they're quite large so thinking of cutting them in half........but should I do it now and allow the cut end to dry, or can I do it as I plan...
by pelmetman
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Christmas Memories
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: Christmas Memories

Christmas memories so many. Christmas' spent at my Nanna & Grandpa's stirring the Christmas Puddings, making paper chains and making decorations out of crepe paper. Walking along the prom in the afternoon, some years on my roller skates or proudly taking my new walking doll out in her dollies pram. ...
by pelmetman
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Sprouts!
Replies: 21
Views: 9270

Re: Sprouts!

2. Bubble & Squeak

Sue :flower:
by pelmetman
Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Pets
Topic: I want a dog!
Replies: 39
Views: 25480

Re: I want a dog!

Hi Oh please don't rush into getting a dog, especially at this time of year. It's like the stickers you see A DOG IS FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS. Once you have done your homework I agree with other posters visit your local rescue centre. You say it has to be cheap, anyone can buy a dog but if it...
by pelmetman
Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Gosport
Replies: 11
Views: 943

Re: Hello from Gosport

Hello Diggybob

Welcome, you'll find lots of help and good advice here.

We used to live in Gosport in the 80's, (everyone called it Grotspot :lol:). We were in Naval quarters and had a great time there, lots of good pubs.

Sue :flower:
by pelmetman
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: How can I remove skin tags and moles?
Replies: 11
Views: 4132

Re: How can I remove skin tags and moles?

I have lots of skin tags on my neck, had them for as long as I can remember and as far as I am concerned they are part of me and that is where they are staying :lol: Can understand them being removed though if they were catching on clothing. For heavens sake though don't go meddling with moles, any ...
by pelmetman
Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Winter tomatoes ripening
Replies: 17
Views: 3485

Re: Winter tomatoes ripening

Odsox wrote:
Odsox wrote:I am testing other veg crops on windowsills and may well write that up sometime, maybe. So far it's peppers, strawberries, lettuce, dwarf French beans, carrots, spring onions and of course tomatoes.
:iconbiggrin:
How long are your windowsills? :shock:
by pelmetman
Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Icers
Replies: 3
Views: 5737

Re: Icers

You are obviously more geared up for bad weather in Canada than here in the UK :lol: Although we did buy some snow chains last year for the van and you can get some spike effect thingies to go on your shoes here which I have thought about getting as the last few winters have been quite harsh. When o...
by pelmetman
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Sugar
Replies: 59
Views: 7071

Re: Sugar

Yep..... too much sugar can be a problem :wink: ............but I do wonder why these allergies/addictions are not found in third world countries :dontknow:

Dave :pirate:
by pelmetman
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Hello From Me.
Replies: 10
Views: 945

Re: Hello From Me.

Hi Sarah

Welcome back.

Sue :flower: