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by inishindie
Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Teen's attempt to brighten things up
Replies: 3
Views: 2116

Teen's attempt to brighten things up

Here's my attempts to brighten up the world (it was a long time ago now.....) MAKING THE WORLD A BRIGHTER PLACE I am clearing the shed out. It’s one of those jobs that should really be done every week if you have the time but it’s not been touched since we moved into the house last summer. We just u...
by inishindie
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Forget the Cruch - Grow your Lunch
Replies: 5
Views: 1227

Re: Forget the Cruch - Grow your Lunch

Thanks for that... He's an inspirational bloke in a down to earth sort of way (groan). It becomes a bit addictive - life on the allotment. I am going over there again in a few days, I'll get a run down on what he grows and what he does with the produce. I know he makes chutney out of green tomatoes,...
by inishindie
Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Forget the Cruch - Grow your Lunch
Replies: 5
Views: 1227

Forget the Cruch - Grow your Lunch

I am enjoying a fabulous autumn sunset in a pretty English village, not far from the town of Grantham (famous for Margaret Thatcher and being voted the most boring town in England). The village, however is very pretty, boasting a picture postcard church and red-bricked cottages with sweetly scented ...
by inishindie
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Who Owns The Future?
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

Who Owns The Future?

HI I have just started reading a fascinating book called Who Owns The Future written by Tony Kearney.Tony lives in Inishowen,County Donagal Ireland and has spent ten years putting this information together. In his words Tony says about the book: It merges themes of environmentalism, philosophy, scie...
by inishindie
Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Are Crinodendron seeds edible? (with pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Are Crinodendron seeds edible? (with pics)

Hi Thanks for the concern and the photo's of fungi DominicJ. I was inspired to write my weekly article on the matter. I thought I would post it........ BERRIES OR BERRIED “Here, try one of these” Nicola smiles as she passes me a ripe berry from the pod of a crinodendron tree in our garden, “They tas...
by inishindie
Sat Aug 23, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Are Crinodendron seeds edible? (with pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Are Crinodendron seeds edible? (with pics)

Hi We had a party at the house the other day. One of our relations noticed our crinodendron bush was seeding and having never seen them, cracked a pod open and tucked into the seeds. I tried one myself and they were sweet and juicy. I was wondering if anyone knew if these seeds are recognised as edi...
by inishindie
Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: inishindie
Replies: 3
Views: 2738

Progress report

Hi Just to let you know of a few changes since my last visit. I have the www.gardening.ie website up and running now and have linked the Irish Gardeners.com forum to the site as well, which we hope will give comprehensive help and advice with all things growing. I still have the inishindie and garde...
by inishindie
Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Garden ideas from Dublin
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Garden ideas from Dublin

Hi I am not long back from a trip to the Bloom show in Dublin I thought you might like to look at a few photo's. There were a few interesting garden designs. The fairy grotto was cute http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/ronjumi/bloom/2sheenavernonAwakentheMagic.jpg and there was an allergy free g...
by inishindie
Sat Apr 19, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Ridding the hands of warts, naturally..
Replies: 20
Views: 4144

Ridding the hands of warts, naturally..

Hi I was just putting together some information on warts on the hands. Here are a few ideas, has anyone else had any success with other ideas? Hand warts are very common and are caused by a virus called The Human Papilloma virus (HPV). This virus is not just responsible for hand warts. It is the cau...
by inishindie
Sun Apr 06, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: my daughter complained
Replies: 10
Views: 1324

great book

Hi old tree man

It warms my heart to hear of such mirth and merriment on the old homestead. So many words of wisdom from such a small book!
by inishindie
Sun Apr 06, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: INISHINDIE- Inishowen calling
Replies: 13
Views: 2678

Great news about the new book

Fantastic news about the new "Bible" I have only seen the front cover but I am sure it will be full of handy tips and advice. I can appreciate how time consuming writing a book can be for Andy and Dave. I started a small website a few months ago and it has turned into a full time job! All of my othe...
by inishindie
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: inishindie
Replies: 3
Views: 2738

new column

NEW GARDENING COLUMN FOR THE INISHOWEN INDEPENDENT Ialso write a weekly organic gardening column called Gardening Matters in the Inishowen Independent, out every Tuesday. If you have any ideas for the article I would love to hear about them! http://inishindiegardenmatters.blogspot.com/ Cheers Ian
by inishindie
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: INISHINDIE- Inishowen calling
Replies: 13
Views: 2678

NEW GARDENING ARTICLE

Hi I hope you don't mind me putting in a bit of a plug here! I am starting a new gardening column in our local paper NEW GARDENING COLUMN FOR THE INISHOWEN INDEPENDENT A new weekly organic gardening column called Gardening Matters has started in the Inishowen Independent, out every Tuesday. Local ga...
by inishindie
Sun Dec 23, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: how to naturally control excema?
Replies: 23
Views: 9293

thanks

Thanks for the advice. My friends daughters condition has got progressivley worse and she has been put on anti B's. There is relief with the milk from oats,that is proving very soothing. The cuddly toys will go and the house will be getting a good clean..here's hoping!

Thanks agian
by inishindie
Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: RE-USING OLD CANDLES
Replies: 19
Views: 6072

art

Hi

There's a bit of an art getting the right thickness of wick for the candle diameter. You could try a bit of trail and error (look at other candles to give you some idea) Don't use nylon!!

Cheers