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  Topic: sneaky hedge planting
happytechie

Replies: 15
Views: 54510
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 7:47 pm   Subject: sneaky hedge planting
Blackthorn, willow and hazel will all root from green sticks pushed in the ground. Holly will too but it's a bit more fussy. All of these would do a great job filling out a hedge.
If you have plenty ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
happytechie

Replies: 37
Views: 677884
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 18 12:10 am   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
The land is a bit on the wet side in places so the exact layout will wait till we've got our head around the space.

We have an orchard, meadow, allotment and garden/relaxation/entertainment section ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
happytechie

Replies: 37
Views: 677884
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 18 9:33 pm   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
The plastic link paviers are 100% recycled plastic so they are not to bad. I think the clay stuff for most paths and the paviers in the bird of the grass that get high traffic.

We will need either ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
happytechie

Replies: 37
Views: 677884
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 18 8:03 pm   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
That’s the stuff. It does seem to work well for National Trust type places, and they have miles of it, so I think it’s relatively cheap. It’s beyond me, but it might be cheaper to do the whole w ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
happytechie

Replies: 37
Views: 677884
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 18 5:43 pm   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
Hoggin in the generic name, it's a small gravel to dust mixed with clay and should be rollable to a hard surface. Think paths on nt property and you won't be far off. I think it's the best option for ...
  Topic: Wheelchair accessible path
happytechie

Replies: 37
Views: 677884
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 18 6:01 am   Subject: Wheelchair accessible path
Hi all, looking for suggestions for a surface choice for the permanent paths in our new garden. Needs to be cheepish as we have several hundred metres to lay. Needs to have a smooth surface for wheel ...
  Topic: Garden Path
happytechie

Replies: 18
Views: 232964
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 18 10:13 pm   Subject: Garden Path
Concrete is easy to lay, cheep and if you leave a rugged surface rather than smooth should be non slip. Looks are not great though.
We used old house bricks on our allotment and they worked well, the ...
  Topic: The skills share 2011 thread 2
happytechie

Replies: 499
Views: 163380
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 11 8:18 pm   Subject: thanks
Thanks all for a great weekend, good food, good drink and the very best company we made it home after 5 hours during which art slept for 30 min.
Fee will post some pics tomorrow after she finds he ...
  Topic: The skills share 2011 thread 2
happytechie

Replies: 499
Views: 163380
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 11 8:57 pm   Subject: dough starter
Sally, we'd love a bit of the starter if you have some spare. Mine has turned into a grim looking thing in the fridge from neglect. Rye sounds perfect although I don't promise to never use it with whe ...
  Topic: The skills share 2011 thread 2
happytechie

Replies: 499
Views: 163380
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 11 5:46 pm   Subject: are we there yet
I'm so looking forward to this weekend I've logged in see you all tomorrow
  Topic: Windows 7 NLA
happytechie

Replies: 10
Views: 5876
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 10 9:38 pm   Subject: Windows 7 NLA
and it's much better now
  Topic: Fat and Egg Free Cake
happytechie

Replies: 38
Views: 23057
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 10 8:10 pm   Subject: Fat and Egg Free Cake
Fee says "aha, cool, thanks".
  Topic: death of snails
happytechie

Replies: 30
Views: 10500
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat May 22, 10 7:11 am   Subject: death of snails
i crush them and throw them into the pond, the fish love them, that or the roof of the garage for the birds. i just wish i could convince my cats to hunt them
  Topic: Race for Life 2010
happytechie

Replies: 95
Views: 38385
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu May 13, 10 8:19 pm   Subject: Race for Life 2010
Is there a DS race for Life joint sponsorship again somewhere this year, ladies?
  Topic: Food for the skills weekend
happytechie

Replies: 84
Views: 27599
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun May 09, 10 1:16 pm   Subject: Food for the skills weekend
Of course that was Fee

Though he says he hearts you too, Mandy.
 
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