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  1. MSE BIG ENERGY SWITCH

    Posted by Ange, 18-10-19
    Hello Pure Planet, just pointing out that I was glad to see MSE have included you as part of their recommended energy companies for people to switch to.

    It looks as though they finally have some...
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  2. Love asparagus, doesn't affect me in a gaseous...

    Posted by Ange, 08-10-19
    Love asparagus, doesn't affect me in a gaseous way, but completely makes wee smell strange!!! Oh aren't we a lovely bunch!🀭

    Anyway, for my perrenials, I leave the dead stalks as they stand until...
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  3. Thanks Bev, hope this cold snap isn't going to...

    Posted by Ange, 03-10-19
    Thanks Bev, hope this cold snap isn't going to kill my blooms 😯
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  4. I don't have much in the way of veggies growing...

    Posted by Ange, 26-09-19
    I don't have much in the way of veggies growing but herbs did well. Oregano (favourite), rosemary, mint, Lovage did awesome and first time I've used it, it's fantastic! Tarragon, chives, basil and...
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  5. Poll: Bev, I have not heard of this marvellous new...

    Posted by Ange, 26-09-19
    Bev, I have not heard of this marvellous new flavour you speak about, I shall have to hunt it out! 🌢️
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  6. Poll: Bev, I'm sorry, there's always one isn't there? ...

    Posted by Ange, 13-09-19
    Bev, I'm sorry, there's always one isn't there? But my favourite crisps wasn't on your list, and I really really love crisps...

    All the SEABROOK flavours, especially Worcester Sauce, Prawn...
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  7. Interesting....I moved to Pure Planet from Ovo...

    Posted by Ange, 13-09-19
    Thread: Ovo energy.
    Interesting....I moved to Pure Planet from Ovo (FairerPower). They started by being extremely competitive regarding their rates. They were heavily promoted by our Cheshire East council who also...
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  8. I have found that putting olbas oil on exposed...

    Posted by Ange, 05-09-19
    I have found that putting olbas oil on exposed skin does help reduce bites from midges and mosquitoes but the horseflies, man, need horsewhipping! Also, I sometimes spray some of the vosene tee tree...
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  9. Sounds terrible Bev. I found the horseflies...

    Posted by Ange, 03-09-19
    Sounds terrible Bev.

    I found the horseflies were relentless and if you tried knocking them away they came back at you more determined!
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  10. Yes I'm afraid I too am scarred with puncture...

    Posted by Ange, 03-09-19
    Yes I'm afraid I too am scarred with puncture wounds that were made on 19 July!!!

    I assume a mild winter and spring may have something to do with this.
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  11. Blood-sucking Bites

    Posted by Ange, 03-09-19
    Definitely not trying to be a Debbie Downer on such a positive Community forum, but, .....

    Just wondered if anyone had some interesting facts, treatments, preventions of our "lovely" garden...
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  12. Poll: Daspy, (you guys seem to know your stuff so...)...

    Posted by Ange, 03-09-19
    Daspy, (you guys seem to know your stuff so...) may I ask what your thoughts are regarding the country's current electrical supply versus the uptake of future electric cars rising by, say, 40% within...
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  13. Thanks Marc and Stephenrand for the info. Much...

    Posted by Ange, 06-07-19
    Thanks Marc and Stephenrand for the info. Much appreciated πŸ˜€
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  14. Here's a few for the summertime collection. Tell...

    Posted by Ange, 05-07-19
    Thread: Summer Songs
    Here's a few for the summertime collection. Tell me if the last one makes your hairs stand on end, William Orbit - Barber's Adagio for Strings, more of an evening song for the end of a top summer's...
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  15. Hi Marc, not really sure what a DM is but the...

    Posted by Ange, 05-07-19
    Hi Marc, not really sure what a DM is but the quiz said I needed to send a DM to collect my badge pretty please. Got 13/14 didn't know about the 1st generation smart meters πŸ˜„

    Ange
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  16. I agree, I definitely think they can't be...

    Posted by Ange, 05-07-19
    Thread: Asbestos
    I agree, I definitely think they can't be bothered, but I can!

    This could impact someone's health one day should they disturb it, the only saving grace is it will be wet.

    Maybe the last...
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  17. Hi Jon, just thought I'd let you know where the...

    Posted by Ange, 05-07-19
    Thread: Asbestos
    Hi Jon, just thought I'd let you know where the current saga is at regarding asbestos.

    We contacted the Environment Agency with accompanying emails from Council and they say it's not within their...
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  18. Thanks Jon. I too thought it was outrageous that...

    Posted by Ange, 28-06-19
    Thread: Asbestos
    Thanks Jon. I too thought it was outrageous that the council couldn't care less if on private land. They should have contacted the EA asap. (Enough acronyms?).

    I'll speak to hubby and see about...
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  19. Asbestos

    Posted by Ange, 28-06-19
    Thread: Asbestos
    I just want to highlight something that my husband saw recently.

    A couple of weeks ago my husband was on one of his cycling routes and saw a substantial amount of dumped asbestos on some land near...
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  20. Jon, thanks so much for this knowledge you're...

    Posted by Ange, 27-06-19
    Jon, thanks so much for this knowledge you're sharing. I had no idea that wasps did this to bees!!!!

    They're just the gift that keeps on giving, must have come out of Pandora's box!
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  21. Ha ha Woz, good one. Love the light relief, fnar...

    Posted by Ange, 26-06-19
    Ha ha Woz, good one. Love the light relief, fnar fnar!

    Also a sign of my age using fnar!

    - - - Updated - - -

    When I realise I've got shoes older than the new teaching assistant at my...
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  22. I think the government should also be pushing...

    Posted by Ange, 26-06-19
    I think the government should also be pushing technology to convert legacy diesel cars to harmless exhaust fumes. AdBlue is already being used but people don't know about it.

    A lot of people in...
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  23. I've loved reading this thread. I keep part of...

    Posted by Ange, 26-06-19
    I've loved reading this thread. I keep part of my garden semi wild for the bees and encouraged lots of foxgloves to grow which are beautiful and the bees love them.

    However, I have been...
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  24. May I suggest a book that I think both Bev and...

    Posted by Ange, 16-03-19
    May I suggest a book that I think both Bev and Woz may appreciate?

    Here goes....

    Eats Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

    Although something tells me you may already know of this book πŸ“–

    😁
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  25. Hi Marc, unfortunately we're up in Cheshire. I'm...

    Posted by Ange, 15-03-19
    Hi Marc, unfortunately we're up in Cheshire. I'm only a parent, but I think it would be a great idea as a lot of primary schools are starting to concentrate more on the sciences and our school has a...
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