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by RuthG
Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Ecology Begins at Home [free eBook]
Replies: 1
Views: 2372

Re: Ecology Begins at Home [free eBook]

Excellent, thank you for posting the link.
by RuthG
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Good Morning Everyone
Replies: 28
Views: 2402

Re: Good Morning Everyone

MKG wrote:You know, I like this idea of yours, Bern - I look for your Good Morning post most days. Keep up the good work :thumbright:

Mike
Me too.
by RuthG
Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: permaculture and forest gardening
Replies: 26
Views: 6152

Re: permaculture and forest gardening

Can I ask which books you have already bought and which ones you would say were good (ie the ones you werent disappointed with) please? I am also interested in permaculture, but all I can find on the net is what seems almost like a religion! Or paid for courses that I cant afford to go on.
by RuthG
Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: It's ... it's ...
Replies: 36
Views: 4032

Re: It's ... it's ...

Remember when we used to blame the Russians and said they had weather changing equipment? Makes you laugh now!
by RuthG
Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Practical Composting
Replies: 6
Views: 997

Re: Practical Composting

MKG wrote: you can adjust to taste, so to speak, but the process is still going to do what nature intended.

Mike
I tend not to eat mine :shock:
by RuthG
Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: trespassing to forage
Replies: 20
Views: 4880

Re: trespassing to forage

It surely has to be a matter of common sense. It is, in the main, obvious if something is on PRIVATE as opposed to "private" property. If it's in my orchard, for instance, you'd have to get through a gate or two and walk across a lawn to get to the apples. In the case of the apple tree on railway p...
by RuthG
Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Flower? Veg? ID please...
Replies: 10
Views: 3386

Re: Flower? Veg? ID please...

Nightshade, which as others have said is Solanaceae, imo. There is one that is harmelss-ish and one that is called 'deadlt nightshade' for good reason - the flowers on the latter are usually purple.
by RuthG
Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: First not going to school day
Replies: 10
Views: 2544

Re: First not going to school day

Have you come across these guys: http://www.education-otherwise.net/ They already do leaflets etc and are a great source of help, especially if you end up delaing with the authorities. We home edded ours and didnt tell the LA, because they had never been to school so we didnt have to. But they are l...
by RuthG
Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Good Morning Everyone
Replies: 28
Views: 2402

Re: Good Morning Everyone

Hope she's ok. Thinking of you :hugish:
by RuthG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello!
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: hello!

Hi and welcome :iconbiggrin:
by RuthG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:28 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Teesside
Replies: 6
Views: 990

Re: Hello from Teesside

Hi there and welcome :wave: . You cant be that far from me, if youre in Teesside
by RuthG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Jam and chutney
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Jam and chutney

Thanks. Will get on to them as soon as the weekend is over then.
by RuthG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Jam and chutney
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Jam and chutney

Well I have been to the WI website but couldnt find much that was helpful really. Did a google search for FHC and came up with http://www.food-certificate.co.uk/catering/online-food-hygiene-for-catering.aspx I take it that's the sort of thing? Where will I find out if I need PLI as well? CAB maybe? ...
by RuthG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Jam and chutney
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Jam and chutney

Thanks Green Aura :iconbiggrin: Will go check out the WI