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by colhut
Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The A-Z of everything game
Replies: 647
Views: 95394

Lute
by colhut
Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The A-Z of everything game
Replies: 647
Views: 95394

Mexico
by colhut
Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: I Bought a scythe today
Replies: 19
Views: 7161

I want to get one too - great exercise :) Where did you get yours? I got it from James Bowdens & Sons in Chagford, an amazing shop, it stocks just about everything on the planet (seems to anyhow) and if they don't have it then a quick enquiry normaly ends with "we can get one in by wednesday". I pl...
by colhut
Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: I Bought a scythe today
Replies: 19
Views: 7161

I Bought a scythe today

Well, the bit of field the sheep have not got needs mowing, it would be nice to make some hay, and a field grass cutter costs £600, so the decision is not that hard. so I go thome excitedly with it and put it together, and although my first attempt looks like some frenzied slasher attack there are ...
by colhut
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Following on from the A-Z Bands - what are you into?
Replies: 33
Views: 7759

In the car at the moment are:

Warren Zevon
Johnny Cash
Little Johnny England
&
Bill Jones

so everything from Rock to folk :lol:
by colhut
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The A-Z of everything game
Replies: 647
Views: 95394

Silver Birch
by colhut
Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The A-Z of everything game
Replies: 647
Views: 95394

Valerian
by colhut
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The A-Z of everything game
Replies: 647
Views: 95394

Xena
by colhut
Wed May 30, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Lettuce Leaf Miner
Replies: 1
Views: 946

We have had these attack our peas. so far the only remedy I have is to look on the leaf, find the bug and squish it. I looked it up when I first noticed it, the real problem is that the eggs are laid singly and are microscopic, so noticing them is not going to happen, so until someone comes up with ...
by colhut
Wed May 30, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Beware frost tonight 29th-30th May in the UK.
Replies: 9
Views: 2786

Muddypause wrote:Well as I've just bought a new water butt, I'm loving this weather.
We got a juice container a couple of weeks ago, we now have 400 gallons of rainwater stored :cheers:. Pity the plants are dead :oops:
by colhut
Tue May 29, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Community compost heaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 5545

Thurston Garden wrote: Like most, we compost all our green waste,
Same here, we have a brown bin and mostly it doesn't get put out. Just occasionally there are some things to go in it, but not very often.
by colhut
Thu May 24, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Where are all the bees going?
Replies: 32
Views: 11017

Well, I'm no scientist, but the mobile phone theory just doesn't hold up to argument for me. The problem has only recently been noticed, yet mobile phones and their associated masts have been around for many years, and and what about your regular tv transmitter, let alone the various military instal...
by colhut
Wed May 23, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: quote of the day
Replies: 51
Views: 12393

The mind is like a parachute, works best when open.

I've no idea who said it, but I heard it years ago.
by colhut
Wed May 23, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Stand up Comedy
Replies: 13
Views: 2884

Well, I'd always throw in a vote for Marcus Brigstock, makes regular appearances on the now show (Radio 4). Brilliantly funny !
by colhut
Sun May 20, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: I'm not a plastic bag.
Replies: 20
Views: 14302

it doesn't happen much these days, but when I was a kid it was normal that while all the shopping was being dealt with at the checkout us kids would scurry off to find boxes to pack them in, not a plastic bag in sight. Now I realise that cardboard packaging needs to be reduced too, but you only have...