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  Topic: Council Green Waste Collections
maryf

Replies: 15
Views: 39653
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 11 9:50 pm   Subject: Council Green Waste Collections
We Mid Suffolk/Babergh have to pay 40 a year for a brown bin, grass cuttings, hedge trimmings. veg peelings etc, but it's processed at a high temp composter thingy and then given away at specific sit ...
  Topic: 'Summer Accessory' swap
maryf

Replies: 138
Views: 30740
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 11 6:06 am   Subject: 'Summer Accessory' swap
OK I've got the supplies - but can't gbe sure it'll be very quick in the making - too much else to do!!!!
  Topic: Strange fruit
maryf

Replies: 1
Views: 1475
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 11 9:18 pm   Subject: Strange fruit
Not too bad, mine liked roosting on the police station roof!
  Topic: Knit your own pineapple
maryf

Replies: 25
Views: 13717
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu May 26, 11 6:24 pm   Subject: Knit your own pineapple
For Sally - I saw this and thought of you! http://www.anniesattic.com/detail.html?code=873212&source=CLDTHU
  Topic: Growing chilli on a windowsill indoors
maryf

Replies: 11
Views: 4126
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 24, 11 10:51 pm   Subject: Growing chilli on a windowsill indoors
I've grown chillies like this, put them outside on pleasant days and leave them in when it's not so good, check for watering daily - twice if it's v hot. I'm not sure what variety it was I grew but g ...
  Topic: Can we do a new swappy thing?
maryf

Replies: 38
Views: 11158
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu May 19, 11 8:56 pm   Subject: Can we do a new swappy thing?
Count me in please!
  Topic: Recommend a green manure please
maryf

Replies: 6
Views: 2576
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 18, 11 1:20 pm   Subject: Recommend a green manure please
I have a large (70g) pack of white mustard, packed by Mr Fothergill, it came to me free with something - can't remember what. I am unlikely to use any of it, so if it's any good to you pm me with you ...
  Topic: poultry crate?
maryf

Replies: 9
Views: 3657
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue May 17, 11 7:35 pm   Subject: poultry crate?
I have a cat carrier which is fine for up to four or five hens on a short run and my chum has a large dog cage, big enough for a labrador, which I have borrowed for moving more birds - but it's awkwar ...
  Topic: What are you all knitting?
maryf

Replies: 67
Views: 19401
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue May 17, 11 7:28 pm   Subject: What are you all knitting?
Not knitting atm, I'm crocheting instead. Almost finished the front/back of a heavyweight multicoloured jumper in case of cold next winter!! and it's using up the "too small to make whole things with ...
  Topic: How do I make a simple wooden stool?
maryf

Replies: 19
Views: 9702
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue May 17, 11 7:23 pm   Subject: How do I make a simple wooden stool?
Frewen, I have a Kentwell suitable one if you would like to borrow it, but promise to bring it back. . . . . . . It has been used outside at Kentwell. pm me if you're interested.
  Topic: Sexing Wellsummer Chicks.
maryf

Replies: 5
Views: 3285
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu May 12, 11 7:30 pm   Subject: Sexing Wellsummer Chicks.
Good Luck - every Welsummer I've ever hatched out (well only under broodies) have been cocks!
  Topic: Knit your own pineapple
maryf

Replies: 25
Views: 13717
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu May 12, 11 6:23 pm   Subject: Knit your own pineapple
Sally's pineapple as a handbag has its obvious uses, the fungi were just as fun ornaments - wire in the stalks so unsuitabe for toys, the hat deco idea is good and my lovely daughter suggested I did s ...
  Topic: Knit your own pineapple
maryf

Replies: 25
Views: 13717
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue May 10, 11 9:15 pm   Subject: Knit your own pineapple
Ooohh that's lovely, much more intricate than I have the patience for, but I have just crocheted some fungi

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  Topic: merging two small flocks ??
maryf

Replies: 6
Views: 2992
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue May 10, 11 8:47 pm   Subject: merging two small flocks ??
I've merged groups several times but they've always been similar sized groups, personally I'd put say 6 of the new ones in with the old ones tomorrow and then the rest in a couple of days. I have don ...
  Topic: Period property, 1 acre for sale LINCS 175 000
maryf

Replies: 18
Views: 16656
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 11 6:56 pm   Subject: Period property, 1 acre for sale LINCS 175 000
It's lovely - location fine, right size and combination of land use, unfortunately the OH can't manage stairs, so sorry, no good for us. Good Luck though!
 
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