My Hemp Porridge — another great material for the DIY builder.

I happen to have a Scottish surname — and I do like porridge – but even I would baulk at a bowl of this for breakfast ! What is it?  —  It’s a mix of industrial grade vegetal HEMP fibre, (Cannabis sativa) — (Not to be confused with Indian Hemp — Cannabis Indica), LIME and WATER. We’ve used this…

Lime – How To Choose What To Use

Here is an image of the 3 types of lime that we’ve used over the years. They are all readily available from all the builder’s merchants in our region, although the brands and specs will vary slightly in different regions of France. By the way, CHAUX is the french for lime and is pronounced like “SHOW”…