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by john
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 159822

Recycling ideas to my old school.

:mrgreen: I've just been in contact with one of my old class mates who is now chairman at my old school in Eltham. I've asked him to ask the children if they would be interested in my re-using of waste ideas,to have as a school project,to help reduce some of our waste going into lanfill sites in the...
by john
Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I Can ? Can You ?
Replies: 72
Views: 34944

I havent given up.

:mrgreen: I thought I better write something about what I've been doing otherwise you may think I have given up. Whilst we have had a lot of rain laterly I've still been putting my bits of potatos into my container system after taking out my cops of potatos to eat. I've also just finished picking my...
by john
Mon Oct 24, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Paving front gardens risk of flooding.

:mrgreen: Paving front gardens increases the risk of flooding in the capital,as reported in our local News paper November issue 2005 as shown. LONDONERS who pave front gardens so they can park their cars are being urged to use 'green' methods to help reduce the risk of flooding. A LONDON ASSEMBLY RE...
by john
Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Too late for objections.

:mrgreen: Too late for objections,as reported in our local News paper on the 20-10-2005 as shown. ENVIRONMENTALISTS have urged council chiefs to put the brakes on a huge housing development for fear of its impact. Kent Green Party insists Dartford council has nothing to lose by delaying development ...
by john
Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Thoughts on water defence heard at meeting,

:mrgreen: Residents vote to keep flood walls,as reported in our local News paper on the 19-10-2005 as shown. People living near the NORTH KENT MARSHES have voted for no change in the way flooding is managed in the area. A 15-month-long consultation has discovered residents and groups faver retaining...
by john
Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:36 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Flood prevention plans in full flow.

:mrgreen: Flood prevention plans in full flow,as reported in our local News paper on the 28-9-2005 as shown. Land disappearing underwater sounds more like a disaster movie than the future of north kent. But new research says in an extreme flood event,as experienced in New Orleans, EXISTING DEFENCES ...
by john
Sun Oct 16, 2005 10:09 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Report Highlights threat of floods.

:mrgreen: We can put buildings on flood plains,Isay,if we build them all up higher. Greenwich and Lewisham: Development will 'make matters worse'as reported in our local News paper,as shown 12-10-2005. The risk of severe flooding to parts of London is not being taken seriously enough,according to th...
by john
Thu Sep 22, 2005 11:56 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 159822

Indoor farming could work?

:mrgreen: Hi 2 steps, It's nice to know that there are other people out there who agree with me,and they are doing their bit too,nice one. JOHN JRP.
by john
Thu Sep 22, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 159822

Indoor farming-under water farming?

:mrgreen: Hi Muddypause,I know you are taking the pppppp but yes you can use my idea for in door farming,as my system is completely transportable and self standing,so if they have a flat roof over their heads they can grow things inside or up on the roof,which they could eat or sell. Under water far...
by john
Thu Sep 22, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 159822

How would I water all those CONTAINERS high up in the trees?

:mrgreen: HI Millimollymandy.For a start you would be living in a tree top house,surrounded by containers which contain crops and their own water recycling system. Which you could have tried out when you were living in a drought situation if you had visited my web site before returning home. I can't...
by john
Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Recycling Ideas ?
Replies: 233
Views: 159822

TREE TOP FARMING.

:mrgreen: I've just put forward my ideas on how I would use my system of growing things to start tree top farming in CANADA. As I have a e-mail friend called George who is interested in doing so,as he lives surrounded by forest with no room to grow things in the ground,because of the roots and not a...
by john
Sat Sep 17, 2005 9:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

BUILDING ON FLOOD PLAINS IS JUST PLAIN CRAZY?

:mrgreen: Yes,we are building on flood plains to give people a roof over their heads,but at what cost if the water level rise suddenly like in America. I think all the people involved in building the houses in the UK,in the normal way on flood plains are crazy. I believe every building by law built ...
by john
Mon Sep 12, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: RE-USING FAILED M.O.T. CARS OR VANS TO HOUSE THE HOMELESS.
Replies: 3
Views: 1552

RE-USING FAILED M.O.T. CARS OR VANS TO HOUSE THE HOMELESS.

:mrgreen: May I put forward my own ideas on how I would help those who need a roof over their head,a place to live or just a dry place to sleep. Done by re-using failed M.O.T.vehicles. Nearly every where people need a place or a base to live,whilst millions of us are OK there are lots of people who ...
by john
Wed Aug 17, 2005 9:11 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I Can ? Can You ?
Replies: 72
Views: 34944

Thank you for trying my system.

:mrgreen: Hi Wulf,what can I say,but thank you. At last some one has used my system and can prove it, be it on a small scale. With your good photo to prove it works, I'm sure more people who like to grow things will now try it too. Thank you once again. John JRP.
by john
Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I Can ? Can You ?
Replies: 72
Views: 34944

CONFUSED?

:( Hi Ray I'm sorry to hear that your still confused 7 months on from when you last posted here. I've tried to answer points raised on my website www.recycling.moonfruit.com to help give a clearer picture of what I'm trying to do.whilst I know you are not against what I'm trying to do,you do come ac...