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  Topic: The EU are planning on banning traditional varieties of seed
zigs

Replies: 15
Views: 4914
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 06, 13 5:47 pm   Subject: The EU are planning on banning traditional varieties of seed
It was posted on our gardening forums last week, but most of us missed it, been lobbing it everywhere for good coverage.

The loss of genetic diversification would be a disaster, who knows what new ...
  Topic: How is your rhubarb doing?
zigs

Replies: 46
Views: 12934
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 06, 13 10:04 am   Subject: How is your rhubarb doing?
Its about the only thing that is doing any good at the moment.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/badgereye501/garden/PICT0008_zps9deca741.jpg
  Topic: The EU are planning on banning traditional varieties of seed
zigs

Replies: 15
Views: 4914
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 06, 13 10:00 am   Subject: The EU are planning on banning traditional varieties of seed
http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/We_dont_accept_this_Let_us_keep_our_seeds_EU/?cdEgEab

This is outrageous, could mean the end of things like The Real Seed Company.
  Topic: Buy a house for a pound...
zigs

Replies: 14
Views: 24804
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 13 11:40 am   Subject: Buy a house for a pound...
We had to price for major works on a house that the Daily Mail gave away for a .

It was just on the point of collapse.
  Topic: What have you planted?
zigs

Replies: 49
Views: 15728
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 13 11:14 am   Subject: What have you planted?
Just planted out the first peas, onion sets were planted last week, some are 6inches high, but they were started off in modules as the ground was frozen.

Last frost here seems to be sunday night, c ...
  Topic: Growing ransomes (wild garlic)
zigs

Replies: 43
Views: 23816
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 13 11:08 am   Subject: Growing ransomes (wild garlic)
It self seeded all over my last garden, seemed to do well under the fruit trees.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/badgereye501/garden005.jpg
  Topic: Planting times
zigs

Replies: 8
Views: 2327
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 13 4:32 pm   Subject: Planting times
I've got stuff on the go indoors, given up trying to harden it off for now, that freezing wind will just kill it.

The ground temperature is still far too low as well.
  Topic: Bad year for leeks?
zigs

Replies: 16
Views: 15917
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 13 12:46 pm   Subject: Bad year for leeks?
I think I'm going to try starting them in modules indoors this year. Last year I sowed them in a seed bed and pricked them out.

What does everyone else do?

I start mine off indoors, but then put ...
  Topic: Ziggy's conversion
zigs

Replies: 21
Views: 19274
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 12 4:58 pm   Subject: Ziggy's conversion
Advert has gone live now,

http://www.gumtree.com/p/flats-houses/detached-bungalow-hambridge-somerset/1004366064

Looking for some other websites to put it on, anyone else used any of the free pro ...
  Topic: Ziggy's conversion
zigs

Replies: 21
Views: 19274
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 12 11:01 pm   Subject: Ziggy's conversion
Cheers All,

Noticed that plots were listed with water available/well. Some had permission for a log cabin on site, that would be nice.

Only got the house advertised on gumtree at the moment and ...
  Topic: Ziggy's conversion
zigs

Replies: 21
Views: 19274
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 12 6:54 pm   Subject: Ziggy's conversion
Hi Guys,

Sorry, not been around much recently.

Business has folded due to lack of work, wife has gone, leaving just Willow & I.

Can't afford to stay here so we are planning on moving to S ...
  Topic: Wild Garlic
zigs

Replies: 10
Views: 5667
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Feb 25, 12 1:00 pm   Subject: Wild Garlic
smelt it when i got off the bus this morning near the stream. think i saw a patch but im not sure what it looks like very small.

This is some from a few years back, just for id purposes

http://i ...
  Topic: Wild Garlic
zigs

Replies: 10
Views: 5667
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 12 6:41 pm   Subject: Wild Garlic
Just starting to show down here.
  Topic: Last Week's Trip to Seatown
zigs

Replies: 7
Views: 17948
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 12 6:23 pm   Subject: Last Week's Trip to Seatown
It happens quite a bit. Had a stand up arguement with a "damp proofing company" who were trying to charge a client thousands to fix the "rising damp"

It was 6 foot up the wall and they were oblivio ...
  Topic: Last Week's Trip to Seatown
zigs

Replies: 7
Views: 17948
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 12 5:56 pm   Subject: Last Week's Trip to Seatown
Mods don't go off topic Sean

Internal plumbing leak?

Gardening Girl, was that you that joined GC a few weeks ago? Forgot to pop back & check
 
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