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  Topic: Watercress
oliveoyl

Replies: 24
Views: 57649
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 18 9:20 pm   Subject: Watercress
Due to the aforementioned water issues, I grow land cress instead, it grows well in damp, shady conditions, it tastes very similar to watercress, I use as cut and come again leaves, it self seeds if y ...
  Topic: fennel
oliveoyl

Replies: 13
Views: 5428
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 13 10:41 am   Subject: fennel
Goes well in curry
  Topic: Turning wet compost and worms
oliveoyl

Replies: 5
Views: 2422
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Mar 30, 13 10:08 am   Subject: Turning wet compost and worms
Add chicken poo without the water, if it's already soggy, adding more water won't do it any favours. To really get it going add poo, grass clippings, shredded paper, mix as well as you can, and do som ...
  Topic: Will this cover work?
oliveoyl

Replies: 4
Views: 3367
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 13 10:04 am   Subject: Will this cover work?
The herbs you mention don't need covering over.

If the ground is really boggy you could construct a raised bed (that would rot fairly quickly if made from wood - maybe a tractor tyre?).
  Topic: Compost
oliveoyl

Replies: 9
Views: 3399
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 13 10:31 am   Subject: Compost
I've got bokashi bins but I don't like them at all... they're smelly, greasy and frequently get the wrong mould growing in them. The last time I tipped the contents on to my compost bins, it attracted ...
  Topic: Researching- dog sitting in clients home
oliveoyl

Replies: 35
Views: 16037
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu May 10, 12 7:00 am   Subject: Researching- dog sitting in clients home
Would you be able to have a dog at your house and sit them, rather than you stay at the client's?

http://www.barkingmad.uk.com/
  Topic: The Help - excellent book!
oliveoyl

Replies: 12
Views: 7140
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 12 9:03 am   Subject: The Help - excellent book!
I've been keeping my eyes out for The Help when charity shopping... no joy yet, but it'll turn up.

Room by Emma Donoghue... an excellent read http://www.amazon.co.uk/Room-Emma-Donoghue/dp/033051902 ...
  Topic: Groundcover raspberries
oliveoyl

Replies: 12
Views: 3688
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 12 5:23 pm   Subject: Groundcover raspberries
Never heard of them.... tell me more.
  Topic: Craft Market stock
oliveoyl

Replies: 33
Views: 16412
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 12 11:53 am   Subject: Craft Market stock
Mobile phone covers
  Topic: Free folk music download
oliveoyl

Replies: 0
Views: 1438
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 12 5:50 pm   Subject: Free folk music download
Give it a listen, download for free if you like it... it's a friend of mine's son.

http://lookyonder.bandcamp.com/

I like all of them, but think the second song, Vulpes Vafer, is exceptionally g ...
  Topic: Penrhos nature reserve,HolyheadWales is under threat!plshelp
oliveoyl

Replies: 34
Views: 27767
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 11 11:23 am   Subject: Penrhos nature reserve,HolyheadWales is under threat!plshelp
Signed
  Topic: Sheepskin products seller?
oliveoyl

Replies: 14
Views: 5735
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 11 10:40 am   Subject: Sheepskin products seller?
If you like... I'll tell him that you're saving the economy so he should be thankful
  Topic: Sheepskin products seller?
oliveoyl

Replies: 14
Views: 5735
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 11 12:01 pm   Subject: Sheepskin products seller?
Send your bank balance my sincere apologies.
  Topic: Sheepskin products seller?
oliveoyl

Replies: 14
Views: 5735
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 11 11:48 am   Subject: Sheepskin products seller?
Whoops... hope that wasn't my fault!
  Topic: Sheepskin products seller?
oliveoyl

Replies: 14
Views: 5735
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 11 11:11 am   Subject: Sheepskin products seller?
Thanks NMG, they look good.

I don't know about that Rob, Aussie imports seem to be the in thing at the moment, and they have hefty price tags.
 
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