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  Topic: harvest
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 42
Views: 9548
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 03, 22 1:17 pm   Subject: harvest
The power of advertising, is it just me that hums 'Birds eye peas, sweet as the moment, sweet as the moment when the pod went pop' when picking my own peas
  Topic: ki el bahara is deceased
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 22
Views: 183730
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 18 9:41 pm   Subject: ki el bahara is deceased
Oh, what a shock for you, I’m so sorry.
  Topic: Geese help please
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 10
Views: 44116
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 17 6:24 pm   Subject: Geese help please
Funnel version one still resulted in a struggle last night.

New modified funnel tonight, and success
  Topic: Geese help please
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 10
Views: 44116
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 17 6:25 pm   Subject: Geese help please
Funnel is good, a pallet funnel shall be constructed

Contrary they certainly are. And they may not be Toulouse at all, African maybe apparently.

I will persevere, thanks.
  Topic: Geese help please
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 10
Views: 44116
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 17 6:38 pm   Subject: Geese help please
I think that I may have made an error!

I have acquired 2 allegedly 6 month Toulouse geese. When they have settled I hoped that they will roam and mow across my grass, and lay eggs and raise goslin ...
  Topic: Ducks and Red Mite?
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 3
Views: 9757
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 16 9:00 pm   Subject: Ducks and Red Mite?
3rd outbreak in one coop this year I think that they have learned to crawl through vaseline
  Topic: how many chickens?
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 25
Views: 56712
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 16 10:41 pm   Subject: how many chickens?
btw i am not really doing it for the eggs - i only use them for baking - so most will be given away - the idea is really a retirement home for ex bats

I have a disabled one Hence the eye waterin ...
  Topic: how many chickens?
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 25
Views: 56712
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 16 10:37 pm   Subject: how many chickens?
Then I think I'd go 5/6, and get another 4/5 after a year/18 months, or when the eggs have waned to less than you want.
The last time I went for ex batts I ordered 2 and came home with 4
  Topic: how many chickens?
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 25
Views: 56712
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 16 10:22 pm   Subject: how many chickens?
If that's about 7ft long I have 6 hens in an ark type coop that length, and when they are in a row on the perch there is no room for anyone else! The nest box area is separate and not really big enoug ...
  Topic: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 211
Views: 195046
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 16 10:25 pm   Subject: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
The oak tree that I have grown from a twig, and is now 19 years old, is producing acorns for the first time
  Topic: Skill Share 2015... who wants to play!
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 30
Views: 71888
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 15 5:13 pm   Subject: Skill Share 2015... who wants to play!
I'd like to play as well this year.
Happy to do some willow work if anyone is interested, but will be cycling there (600 miles round trip) so wont be able to bring owt but me & my dogs.


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  Topic: Skill Share 2015... who wants to play!
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 30
Views: 71888
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 15 5:11 pm   Subject: Skill Share 2015... who wants to play!
I could do either, so long as I have money for a ferry ticket!
  Topic: Frog Spawn
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 24
Views: 37808
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Feb 21, 15 8:01 pm   Subject: Frog Spawn
I have frogspawn too!
  Topic: Rude knitting - x rated knitting -
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 5
Views: 10557
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 15 7:57 pm   Subject: Rude knitting - x rated knitting -
The title lets you know the content - don't open if you will be offended. I thought it was very funny, and rather clever!

http://www.thepoke.co.uk/2015/01/22/knit-kama-sutra/
  Topic: Wood store
Liz in Ireland

Replies: 57
Views: 53481
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 14 6:35 pm   Subject: Wood store
This is interesting , I should have been splitting my logs much earlier for maximum seasoning, have tended to have them outside for year plus (I know a year is short),and then split before I stored in ...
 
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