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by herbalholly
Wed May 26, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: online vote - Suit Your Space
Replies: 14
Views: 2610

Re: online vote - Suit Your Space

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by herbalholly
Thu May 20, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Lunch
Replies: 21
Views: 2930

Re: Lunch

We've been having left overs but I've been freezing them and then shuffling them round so we don't have to have what we had yesterday we can have what we had a couple of days ago with the carbs from the night before from the fridge. Does that make sense - so today for lunch we had frozen veggie cott...
by herbalholly
Wed May 19, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?
Replies: 19
Views: 6864

Re: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?

for example in their godiva shampoo bar: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao), Cetearyl Alcohol & Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Glyceryl Stearate & PEG-100 Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Perfume, Hibiscus Extract (Hibiscus sabdariffa), Stearic Acid, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii), Ceteary...
by herbalholly
Wed May 19, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?
Replies: 19
Views: 6864

Re: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?

what about the lauryth sulfates in their shampoos and bubble bars?
by herbalholly
Tue May 18, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?
Replies: 19
Views: 6864

Re: Could You Supply Raw Materials to Lush?

I like the idea of lush but when you look at the ingredients they're as full of chemicals as any other main stream brand. The only difference seems to be that they have some natural ingredients as well. Makes more sense to me to buy an all natural shampoo base and add your own essential oils... or, ...
by herbalholly
Tue May 18, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: best place to get compost
Replies: 6
Views: 1818

Re: best place to get compost

Perhaps I should have been more detailed in my response. Our local recycling centre sells compost and there are a range of options - the one I buy is called 'Organic Choice' and is described as being 'suitable for organic farming'. It's produced in the Westcountry but not from municiple waste and is...
by herbalholly
Fri May 14, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Isher on a Mission
Replies: 19
Views: 2491

Re: Isher on a Mission

No bread buying sounds like a good one! What kind of bread are you making? My recent mission was to make enough snacks and exciting lunch box stuff for me and my partner to not have to buy anything snacky or lunchy when we are at work. It's working really well. He's completely stopped his snickers a...
by herbalholly
Fri May 14, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: best place to get compost
Replies: 6
Views: 1818

Re: best place to get compost

I get mine from our local recycling centre. It's organic, local and cheap. :icon_smile:
by herbalholly
Thu May 13, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Suggestions for clueless please!
Replies: 12
Views: 2311

Re: Suggestions for clueless please!

I'm new to veggie gardening and have found the 'real seed company' really good. They only sell a smallish range of vegetable seeds but they review each one and just sell the ones that they know work well in our climate, without to much fuss and most importantly the ones they think taste great. I wou...
by herbalholly
Tue May 11, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: make good use of ash from the fire?
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Re: make good use of ash from the fire?

Thanks everyone. It's wood ash rather than coal ash and I sadly don't have any fruit trees. I do have some blackcurrants, raspberries and a blueberry though...maybe they'd like it?

I'll stop hoarding it in the shed and start putting it on the compost little by little.
by herbalholly
Tue May 11, 2010 6:27 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Pea problem
Replies: 16
Views: 3211

Re: Pea problem

No sign of my peas so I guess the mice have snuck them away. I don't mind that somehow, I can picture them going out with a lamp in the middle of the night and digging them up carefully with a miniture fork and then smoothing back the soil. :lol:

I'll try some more today
by herbalholly
Tue May 11, 2010 6:20 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: two sick chicks
Replies: 3
Views: 963

Re: two sick chicks

Thank you. They made it through the night and both look much better (the occasional unsteady step but you wouldn't notice unless you were really looking out for it) I'm going to keep the house extra warm today and light a fire after breakfast. I've put some finely cut garlic in their food mix which ...
by herbalholly
Mon May 10, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: two sick chicks
Replies: 3
Views: 963

two sick chicks

Two of my little chicks are not wanting to walk about. When they do they can't seem to balance properly and they fall over. One has normal poo and fair appetite, the other has more watery poo and less appetite. They've gone to bed now (in their warm hut with their seemingly well brothers and sisters...
by herbalholly
Mon May 10, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: make good use of ash from the fire?
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

make good use of ash from the fire?

Does it go on the compost or should I be mulching with it?
by herbalholly
Mon May 10, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Pea problem
Replies: 16
Views: 3211

Re: Pea problem

Thanks for your replies. I'll go and investigate!

:cooldude: