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Making comfrey liquid feed without the smell.

I grow tomatoes every summer. I have always used organic methods which involve a high potassium feed made from Comfrey leaves. Well in fact I’ve found that Blue Alkanet (Pentaglottis sempervirens sometimes called Green Alkanet or Bugloss), which grows prolifically … Continue reading

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A cooker that uses no fuel

Update, 4/7/13. It works! I had to fill the spare space with bubble wrap and toweling, but it stayed warm enough to cook a stew of beans and potatoes that had just been brought to the boil. Carbon saving – … Continue reading

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I got around to installing additional star locks on our patio doors (compliance with insurance).  Very pleased with my precision in fitting the first one.  Nice to work on decent quality FSC wood.  Shut the door to find the precise … Continue reading

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