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by Nature's Babe
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: GEE-UP on the menu
Replies: 52
Views: 8366

Re: GEE-UP on the menu

It makes you wonder what the next cock up will be, radio active fish ? That nuclear reactor is still polluting the sea big fish travel great distances and currents can spread it
by Nature's Babe
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: petition for mre allotments
Replies: 2
Views: 1466

petition for mre allotments

Thought you all might like to support this petition for more allotments ?

http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/
by Nature's Babe
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Foxes
Replies: 22
Views: 4432

Re: Foxes

What really makes me angry is when London Boroughs round up their urban foxes and dump them in the country where they cause havoc - the country fox is indeed a different creature.
by Nature's Babe
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: What has everyone started off?
Replies: 61
Views: 12778

Re: What has everyone started off?

It's more wet than snowy here - the roses are starting into growth and I noticed that garlic that I planted roound the roses last year and forgot has leaves about 4-5inches already!
by Nature's Babe
Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: GEE-UP on the menu
Replies: 52
Views: 8366

Re: GEE-UP on the menu

thankfully no meat in my diet, but my partner complains that even the most expensive sausages seem to contain mostly bready cereal. I wonder what analysis of sausages might turn up !
by Nature's Babe
Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Birthday Boy....
Replies: 14
Views: 2537

Re: Birthday Boy....

Happy Birthday Peter, have fun, and may your life and garden flourish :D
by Nature's Babe
Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: What has everyone started off?
Replies: 61
Views: 12778

Re: What has everyone started off?

An overwintered chilli is flowering on my windowsill it has ripe fruit too ! Planting broad beans, ,cape gooseberries, more chilli, tomatilloes, early peas and sweet peas in eco card containers, onion sets to use as eary spring onions under cloches with some strawberries. that's just the first wave,...
by Nature's Babe
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Sprout eating kitten
Replies: 36
Views: 8833

Re: Sprout eating kitten

enjoyed the pics of your veggie cat, surprising what they will eat, ours likes peas picks them up in claws one at a time
my dog was funny though - pinched a chilli out of my basket, then ran about trying to ease the hot lips. lol
by Nature's Babe
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Allotments - priceless.
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

Re: Allotments - priceless.

For anyone getting fed up waiting for an allotment check out this video first of three - why wait lol http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8TwUa_rI_o&feature=player_detailpage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ3vbynENSI&feature=player_detailpage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbtR27JbEbs&featu...
by Nature's Babe
Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Kitchen Garden magazine.
Replies: 14
Views: 2484

Re: Kitchen Garden magazine.

Generally mags are getting so expensive I think twice now and only get one occasionally if really interesting. or with special offers of use. Some mags are stuffed with advertising and very pricey for little real content.
by Nature's Babe
Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: GEE-UP on the menu
Replies: 52
Views: 8366

Re: GEE-UP on the menu

Shallotman, yes they do screw their suppliers as low as they like, and will do so all the time we shop there instead of from local suppliers, they rake profits off into offshore accounts and don't reinvest in the local economy, so we get poorer and poorer and they turn the screw some more ! Think be...
by Nature's Babe
Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: E U Referendum
Replies: 27
Views: 4621

Re: E U Referendum

broad ing man, there are a lot more informative videos at occupii.org. Yes Cameron is pulling the wool over our eyes, oil has peaked and is in decline we only discover one barrel for every four we use - to grow the economy we need oil - we hit a ceiling and it will get worse as the oil decines furth...
by Nature's Babe
Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: "Pappy" satsumas & oranges
Replies: 10
Views: 1930

Re: "Pappy" satsumas & oranges

gallotments, I get my citrus fruit from riverford, only once have I ever needed to complain and I got a prompt replacement and no quibble and that was not over fruit and veg, but baked goods, that had bits of packaging in it, just someones carelessness. Their meat is expensive but veg and fruit is c...
by Nature's Babe
Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very sad news
Replies: 3
Views: 1469

Re: Very sad news

How sad Catherine, it must have come as a bit of a shock, hugs. Unfortunately mental health seems to have become the poor relation in the NHS. May your friend rest in peace. Will you get the opportunity to say your goodbyes at the funeral perhaps?
by Nature's Babe
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cheery start to the year
Replies: 25
Views: 5193

Re: Cheery start to the year

Bulbs showing through here too, and the rosemary is flowering, the blackbirds are enjoying the last few grapes that did not ripen and the land cress strawberries spring onions and beans are growing strongly. Sadly my mum died today - had been very poorly for quite a while but peaceful at the end, th...

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