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by happyhippy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Marmalade recipes please!
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Marmalade recipes please!

Hi I am hoping someone can share their easy marmalade recipe with me.I've never made it before,but I have plenty of citrus fruit at the mo,and spare jars so thought it might be a good time to try making some.I don't want anything that fancy,infact the easier the better!Thankyou.
by happyhippy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Anti Cat poo recipie.
Replies: 8
Views: 1285

Re: Anti Cat poo recipie.

Now that is one good idea!!!!!!I will have to hunt down some prickly plants and try this myself.We've recently moved house and I have dug over the veg plots,only to see every cat in the damn village relieving itself on them!!Ggrrrrr :angryfire: So thankyou for sharing that tip.I will have great deli...
by happyhippy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: HANGING CLOTHES TO DRY / news article.
Replies: 81
Views: 8508

Re: HANGING CLOTHES TO DRY / news article.

Well I spent 30 years living in Australia so was used to drying clothes outside,even though some people I knew used to dryer in winter.I have spent 10 years in the UK.When my husband and I first got together,he brought me a tumble dryer as a surprise present!More like a shock! :icon_smile: Anyway I ...
by happyhippy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:35 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: the edible garden show
Replies: 2
Views: 1395

Re: the edible garden show

Hi I read in the Permaculture magazine that a new tv show was being screened in March(its now April 1st)called "The Edible Garden"and was being hosted by Alys Fowler of Gardeners World fame?It was based on permaculture principles and the read up sounded brilliant.Howeve we have scoured the tv pages/...
by happyhippy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi I'm from Wiltshire
Replies: 20
Views: 1798

Re: Hi I'm from Wiltshire

Hi Bonnie,Wow thats pretty close is'nt it?We used to live in Foxham which is the other side of Chippenham,heading towards Lyneham way.Then we moved to Trowbridge,now Atworth!Whew!!!!lol
by happyhippy
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Author-ish Photographer- ish - Write or take photos for Selfsufficientish
Topic: Make your own polytunnel cheap!
Replies: 21
Views: 43594

Re: Make your own polytunnel cheap!

Your poly tunnel looks fab does'nt it?Just goes to show what you can do when your put your mind to it!
by happyhippy
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Australia's Capital!
Replies: 14
Views: 1592

Re: Hello from Australia's Capital!

Hi Wildflower,Try learning veggie growing going from Adelaide to England!Now thats a challenge! :lol: Yes I did it,and still learning!I moved from Adelaide just before the big drought hit(most are on water restrictions there now).Do you read Grass Roots or Earth Garden magazines?They used to be my b...
by happyhippy
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi I'm from Wiltshire
Replies: 20
Views: 1798

Re: Hi I'm from Wiltshire

bonniethomas06 wrote:Hi Happyhippy, I am in Wiltshire too, just outside Chippenham. What about you?

Welcome to Ish :wave:
Hi I live in Atworth!!!Not far from you!Where are you? :wave:
by happyhippy
Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Does anyone here wash all their clothes by hand?
Replies: 25
Views: 4214

Re: Does anyone here wash all their clothes by hand?

Hi,are you going to have a car in Italy?If so this could be a good idea.I used it for a while and it worked really well.Buy(if you havent got one already)a large bucket with a close fitting lid.(sometimes restuarants ect throw out old large "bins"like this so might pay to ask around)Add clothing,det...
by happyhippy
Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Two different worlds - but I know which one I like best!
Replies: 17
Views: 1615

Re: Two different worlds - but I know which one I like best!

Just like to wish you all the best with your new job.It is possible to have both and yes I know which one I prefer!I'd rather spend the afternoon with my chooks than my colleaques! :lol:
by happyhippy
Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi I'm from Wiltshire
Replies: 20
Views: 1798

Hi I'm from Wiltshire

Hi all, I live in a small village in Wiltshire.I've been living a green lifestyle now for over 20 years,lived in Australia also for a long time but been back in the UK for 10 years.We have recently moved house,,and am very lucky to have a bigger garden.I've pretty much dug over the back garden,and l...