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  Topic: Potting on purslane - any tips?
earthyvirgo

Replies: 0
Views: 8096
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 16 4:42 pm   Subject: Potting on purslane - any tips?
My neighbour gave me a pot which she'd sown with purslane seed. A couple of weeks on, it's germinated well and is looking pretty healthy.

Never grown it before, so just wondering if it's a matter o ...
  Topic: Comfrey
earthyvirgo

Replies: 12
Views: 7052
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 16 7:51 pm   Subject: Comfrey
We cut ours, let is soak for ages in water. It makes a very good plant food. but use diluted.

... and keep the bucket (or whatever you make it in) miles away from your house, it's very ...well, p ...
  Topic: Web site providers
earthyvirgo

Replies: 8
Views: 10680
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu May 19, 16 7:15 am   Subject: Web site providers
Assume they all have the same brief Jamanda?
If their quotes are wildly different, I suspect they've interpreted the requirements to suit what they want to do, not what you want.

The only way to g ...
  Topic: Cheap Farm Rental in North Wales
earthyvirgo

Replies: 12
Views: 26696
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu May 19, 16 7:10 am   Subject: Cheap Farm Rental in North Wales
Yes, but what's the catch? The NT don't give away anything for nothing.

MM

You have to look after billions of sheep and cope with 600,000 visitors.

...and the feral goats!!
Including some da ...
  Topic: Cheap Farm Rental in North Wales
earthyvirgo

Replies: 12
Views: 26696
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu May 19, 16 7:09 am   Subject: Cheap Farm Rental in North Wales
It's a stunning location.

EV
  Topic: Homemade falafel
earthyvirgo

Replies: 5
Views: 9732
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun May 08, 16 12:48 pm   Subject: Homemade falafel
Great, thanks.
I might downsize the quantity a bit!

EV
  Topic: Homemade falafel
earthyvirgo

Replies: 5
Views: 9732
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun May 08, 16 12:09 pm   Subject: Homemade falafel
Falafel makers, do you make yours with tinned or soaked (dried) chickpeas?

I'm getting conflicting info via t'internet. tinned ones make soggy falafel??
Dried/soaked and grundelised seems to produ ...
  Topic: Farewell then Bellowhead
earthyvirgo

Replies: 5
Views: 16693
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 16 10:59 pm   Subject: Farewell then Bellowhead
Just booked tickets to see 9Bach at the end of May.
They won Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 Best Album.

The lead singer's Mum lives just up the road from us and her sister lives just down the road
...
  Topic: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
earthyvirgo

Replies: 6
Views: 11773
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 16 8:38 pm   Subject: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
Does it have to be acrylic? Would wood do? Is it just to make, essentially, a handle for the Lino?

Yes, but the benefit of using acrylic is that it makes it an awful lot easier to position each 'm ...
  Topic: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
earthyvirgo

Replies: 6
Views: 11773
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 16 8:06 pm   Subject: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
Have you tried eBay?

Yup, that was my first port of call, that and Amazon.
They're not expensive (a few quid each) but I need at least 2 for each for 10 people.

EV
  Topic: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
earthyvirgo

Replies: 6
Views: 11773
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 16 7:42 pm   Subject: Where can I get small acrylic blocks (for block printing)
I'm doing a Masterclass in block printing at the end of June, so just starting to sort out materials.

The whole process is so much easier if we can mount the blocks (cut on 2mm lino) on acrylic bla ...
  Topic: If New Order had lived in the 1930s...
earthyvirgo

Replies: 3
Views: 13743
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 16 11:03 am   Subject: If New Order had lived in the 1930s...
Not quite as good as the original - which still sounds brilliant all these years on.

EV
  Topic: Quarry tiles
earthyvirgo

Replies: 9
Views: 38375
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 16 9:59 pm   Subject: Quarry tiles
Have you thought about reclamation places ...I'm pretty sure I've seen stacks of them in our local one up here.

EV
  Topic: Sharpies
earthyvirgo

Replies: 18
Views: 24648
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 15 5:44 pm   Subject: Sharpies
They're good but I find they run out quite quickly.
(I use them for the base drawing on my black and white linocuts).

EV
  Topic: Plans for 2016
earthyvirgo

Replies: 44
Views: 25258
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 15 12:50 pm   Subject: Plans for 2016
Build a house (with vegplot).
Keep my printmaking business moving forward and upwards - aiming to be in two more new galleries in 2016.

EV
 
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