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  Topic: Chilli peppers
gythagirl

Replies: 21
Views: 2578
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 17 6:55 am   Subject: Chilli peppers
Thanks GG but I'd hate to deprive Barrie of ANY of his chillies I won't pinch them out, will just speak kindly to them.
  Topic: Chilli peppers
gythagirl

Replies: 21
Views: 2578
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 17 7:56 am   Subject: Chilli peppers
Could I ask another chilli question please? My few seedlings are still only about 6 inches high - do I need to take the tops out at all? Ta!
  Topic: Help! Our pond seems to be fermenting...
gythagirl

Replies: 8
Views: 1598
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 17 1:15 pm   Subject: Help! Our pond seems to be fermenting...
Our garden wildlife pond has become, fairly rapidly, full of green slime...horrid wispy (and more solid) trails, like veils under the surface and floating islands. The surface is also covered by bubbl ...
  Topic: hello, rhubarb question...
gythagirl

Replies: 8
Views: 2083
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 17 6:46 pm   Subject: hello, rhubarb question...
Update! Have just found THIS

"Fruit

Lift some mature rhubarb crowns, split and replant; mulch of compost over rhubarb crowns."

in DS's very own 'What to do on your plot in March' article ...
  Topic: hello, rhubarb question...
gythagirl

Replies: 8
Views: 2083
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 17 6:42 pm   Subject: hello, rhubarb question...
We had to dig up our 2 crowns last autumn to redevelop the bed, and OH split them so we now have 6, 2 teeny but all growing nicely...he's now planning to remove 3 of them and relocate to new homes as ...
  Topic: DEFRA bird flu risk zone map
gythagirl

Replies: 7
Views: 1996
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Feb 18, 17 9:45 am   Subject: DEFRA bird flu risk zone map
When I suggested to P that he might have to jet-wash the grass he just looked at me...
  Topic: DEFRA bird flu risk zone map
gythagirl

Replies: 7
Views: 1996
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 17 9:58 pm   Subject: DEFRA bird flu risk zone map
Implementing effective vermin controls where poultry or captive birds are kept

Yeah right...believe me we've tried...
Our rats LOVE the hen-house polytunnel.
  Topic: hello from lincs
gythagirl

Replies: 11
Views: 4935
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 17 2:49 pm   Subject: hello from lincs
Hi from sunny frosty Somerset. I'm sure you'll find much to inspire, amuse and frustrate you on here
  Topic: Put your birds inside
gythagirl

Replies: 55
Views: 15683
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 17 1:46 pm   Subject: Put your birds inside
Our 7 hens are in our tunnel, with the electric net round the outside. They're enclosed within, tho not the whole area as we have strawberries in a couple of beds, and although bored, (I imagine!) it ...
  Topic: Rum Butter
gythagirl

Replies: 16
Views: 19278
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 16 2:05 pm   Subject: Rum Butter
Delia's rum sauce for me every time!
  Topic: Red mite mites
gythagirl

Replies: 7
Views: 3368
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 16 2:03 pm   Subject: Red mite mites
Red mites have reappeared since moving the chooks into the polytunnel. In the past I've found cypress hedge trimmings in the henhouse instead of straw works a treat (cadged from an American blog) so ...
  Topic: Put your birds inside
gythagirl

Replies: 55
Views: 15683
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 16 9:44 am   Subject: Put your birds inside
Our 8 chooks are now in the polytunnel - with their coop and within netting to ensure they don't peck the sides - and the electrified netting is around the tunnel. Can only do this because it's winte ...
  Topic: Tell Me About Root Cellars
gythagirl

Replies: 33
Views: 13149
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 16 5:50 pm   Subject: Tell Me About Root Cellars
I can remember the root cellar at my grandparents' home. Grandad built the cottage and they lived there all their married life, in the depths of the Sussex countryside, long enough ago to have evacue ...
  Topic: Potato varieties for storage?
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 5569
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 16 4:46 pm   Subject: Potato varieties for storage?
Sarpo Miro keep well, crop well and are huge!
  Topic: dagging pigs (not the big ham making ones)
gythagirl

Replies: 6
Views: 5911
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 16 5:53 pm   Subject: dagging pigs (not the big ham making ones)
I wish I hadn't read this before supper...
 
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