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    Hi All

    My name is Paul and we -My Wife Jules and I- have a tiny allotment in Cornwall.

    We try to grow a variety of fruit and veg but we like to experiment with alternative growing methods and don't really grow things in rows.

    I am interested in no dig gardening, using weeds as a resource, perennial vegetables, aquaponics and permaculture.

    We recently built a geodesic dome greenhouse in which we are going to build an off grid aquaponics system so we can produce complete meals all year round.

    At the moment, everything we do at the allotment is an experiment. We have a lot of failures but we are slowly learning and starting to reap the rewards.

    I love talking about different methods of food production and learning from other's and that is why I have joined this community.

    I look forward to getting to know you and sharing knowledge.

    Paul
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    Hi Paul and Jules and welcome to the forum.
    Your "Tiny" allotment doesn't sound teeny tiny if you can fit in a geodesic dome. Look out for Starloc's posts - I'm sure he's built one too.
    Any chance of some photos please? We're a nosey lot, especially me
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    Hi veggiechicken and thank you for the warm welcome. I will have a search for Starloc's dome. It is always nice to see other people's projects.

    Here are a few pictures of ours









    Paul

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    And me VC
    I think that P&J have made a brilliant decision to join us here on the Vine which covers everything from the sublime to the re-dicci-doo=dalus.

    However, on a serious point we will all learn from you two as you develope and experiment with your fabulous ideas. So thank you in advance for the things I am going to learn off you both!
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    Paul and Jules welcome to the vine. Sounds like you've got some interesting experience to share.

    I second VC - she is nosey

    Mind you so are the rest of us so pikkies please.
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    Wow, Paul. I have serious dome envy now. Will be interested to hear how the off-grid aquaponics system works. Thanks in advance
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    I'm confused...I'm sure we've 'met' Paul here before,
    I remember you building a veg plot in a blue barrel (that was you wasn't it?)


    Perhaps I saw all that on your blog...no wait...I'm sure I found your blog from seeing you here
    confused dot com.
    Think I better go for a lay down..
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    You've had too much sun Muddled. Have a lie-down in a darkened room
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