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  Topic: aldi fruit bushes
oldish chris

Replies: 6
Views: 3379
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 15 1:01 pm   Subject: aldi fruit bushes
They'll be all right. The most important thing about offers such as these is that you've got to get the plants well watered and into some soil ASAP.
  Topic: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
oldish chris

Replies: 55
Views: 139617
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 15 12:54 pm   Subject: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
BTW, had a bit of a health set-back, and then a set-back within the set-back, so only just got back to be able to read through the thread.

I've enjoyed reading it. (Couple of home truths gave me s ...
  Topic: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
oldish chris

Replies: 55
Views: 139617
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 15 12:43 pm   Subject: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
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Why should it be down to legal, responsible gun owners to pay for the costs of gun abuse? quote]
Couldn't agree more.!
  Topic: compost
oldish chris

Replies: 49
Views: 18528
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 15 12:14 am   Subject: compost
A few years back, my allotment assoc was given a talk (and 30 tonnes) about ex-bin collection re-cycled compost.

The raw compost is checked (e.g. for used nappies) and if contaminated, rejected. T ...
  Topic: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
oldish chris

Replies: 55
Views: 139617
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 15 12:00 am   Subject: We may need to shut this section of the site down...


and you found your ignorance as well.

My dear fellow downsizer Vegplot, a bit of a personal problem, I'm currently bed-ridden due to a health issue. I know I can rely on you not to be even sli ...
  Topic: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
oldish chris

Replies: 55
Views: 139617
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 15 10:21 pm   Subject: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
Those who think field sports is the preserve of the wealthy have a very narrow view and limited understanding of the sport.

Conversation relies, in part, on the activities of field sports which no ...
  Topic: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
oldish chris

Replies: 55
Views: 139617
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 15 6:09 pm   Subject: We may need to shut this section of the site down...
are we not in danger of confusing hunting for fun, hunting for food and controlling vermin?

Hunting for fun, e.g. my local Waterloo Cup for hare coursing is an object lesson in cultivating unnecess ...
  Topic: raspberry canes
oldish chris

Replies: 7
Views: 3054
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 15 2:46 pm   Subject: raspberry canes
Rasps: secateurs out, cut off at ground level all weedy and dead canes. Remember to pay a bit more attention next year.

Blackcurrants: they fruit on last year's growth, I'd leave well alone, have a ...
  Topic: Sustainable food trust.
oldish chris

Replies: 26
Views: 15897
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 15 2:42 pm   Subject: Sustainable food trust.
Patrick Holden ex Soil Association,

I can see his farm from the yard here,

Sustainability comes in many forms,

He must use more fuel per acre than most surrounding farms. Yes - some forms are ...
  Topic: Sustainable food trust.
oldish chris

Replies: 26
Views: 15897
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 15 10:50 am   Subject: Sustainable food trust.
Thank-you for the link.
  Topic: Stale bread
oldish chris

Replies: 7
Views: 5487
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 15 2:36 pm   Subject: bread pudding
Crusts and other bits of stale bread should be thoroughly dried, they will then last for ages. When 20 slices, or equivalent, have been collected you make a bread pudding:

soak the bread in water ...
  Topic: Raspberry pi
oldish chris

Replies: 45
Views: 21309
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 15 9:00 pm   Subject: Raspberry pi
Someone write that down. He'll deny saying it later. leave off Nick, I then admit to being wrong twice - when I said I was wrong, I'd made a mistake!
  Topic: Raspberry pi
oldish chris

Replies: 45
Views: 21309
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 15 8:07 pm   Subject: Raspberry pi
They want to make money like we all do but their ethos and ethics are very different to the 1990 and 2000's. I think they'll do it as they have the right attitude but will struggle to shake off their ...
  Topic: Aldi Fruit Trees (it's that time of year again)
oldish chris

Replies: 2
Views: 4859
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 15 6:34 pm   Subject: Aldi Fruit Trees (it's that time of year again)
Thanks for the link, have passed it on to sons with gardens.
  Topic: Raspberry pi
oldish chris

Replies: 45
Views: 21309
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 15 6:21 pm   Subject: Raspberry pi
But I think you miss the point in having a high level system on a small cheap device. It opens another world of possibilities. I have trouble seeing your objection as the Pi is already capable of runn ...
 
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