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  Topic: One duck left...
roobarb

Replies: 3
Views: 5843
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 19 8:14 am   Subject: One duck left...
Okay, she's going in with the chickens, and we'll assess the situation to see if either takes a disliking to each other. She was very quacky this morning, probably wondering where her buddy has gone, ...
  Topic: One duck left...
roobarb

Replies: 3
Views: 5843
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 19 2:00 pm   Subject: One duck left...
This morning we lost one of our ducks (old age we think), and now we are down to just one duck. We're not wanting to get any more ducks, but instead concentrating on chickens. We're now wondering what ...
  Topic: Indeterminate plum tomato?
roobarb

Replies: 3
Views: 17680
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 17 12:44 pm   Subject: Indeterminate plum tomato?
I've been growing plum tomatoes for a few years now in the polytunnel, usually Roma or San Marzano, with fairly good success. But the plants get so large and sprawling as they all seem to be determina ...
  Topic: Camera traps/trail cameras
roobarb

Replies: 37
Views: 89359
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 17 9:19 am   Subject: Camera traps/trail cameras
As the person that started this thread, thought I would provide an update. I ended up getting a camera trap for my birthday rather than Christmas (Bushnell Trophy Cam HD from NatureSpy)...OH did a lot ...
  Topic: Polytunnel? Validate me please.
roobarb

Replies: 38
Views: 73126
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 17 4:51 pm   Subject: Polytunnel? Validate me please.
If you are considering getting a PT then there are a couple of good books by Mike Gatter and Andy McKee, including How to Grow Food in Your Polytunnel, which is invaluable for getting the most out of ...
  Topic: Camera traps/trail cameras
roobarb

Replies: 37
Views: 89359
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Nov 15, 16 5:46 pm   Subject: Camera traps/trail cameras
Thanks all. I will check out the ones you have suggested. Bushnell seem to do a range of cameras, and I guess it boils down to what we want the camera to do, and how much we're willing to pay.
  Topic: Camera traps/trail cameras
roobarb

Replies: 37
Views: 89359
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Nov 14, 16 5:45 pm   Subject: Camera traps/trail cameras
Not sure if this is the right section to put this query in, but I guess people who are interested in the environment may be able to help...

I'm thinking of getting the OH a camera trap for Xmas (al ...
  Topic: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
roobarb

Replies: 13
Views: 9076
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 25, 16 7:59 am   Subject: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
I'm very tempted to give it a go.

I'm not sure if powdered chalk would have the same effect, as it's got to be dissolved in a suspension to get it to be absorbed by the leaves. I suppose you could ...
  Topic: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
roobarb

Replies: 13
Views: 9076
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 23, 16 11:45 am   Subject: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
I emailed the company to find out some more (I asked about organic status) and got this reply this morning...

At the moment we are applying through OF & G for organic status, however this has t ...
  Topic: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
roobarb

Replies: 13
Views: 9076
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat May 21, 16 9:12 am   Subject: Anyone tried Grazers Slug and snail repellent?
As the title says...

http://www.organiccatalogue.com/Pest-Control-Slugs-and-Snails/c61_179/p3647/GRAZERS-G2-SLUG-AND-SNAIL-REPELLENT-750ml/product_info.html

http://www.grazers.co.uk/products/gar ...
  Topic: IBC tap replacement
roobarb

Replies: 8
Views: 24017
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 16 8:11 pm   Subject: IBC tap replacement
It was the big main tap, which is the expensive bit to replace (more expensive than what we paid for the whole unit in the first place).

All sorted now though. We have decided we don't actually ne ...
  Topic: IBC tap replacement
roobarb

Replies: 8
Views: 24017
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 16 1:40 pm   Subject: IBC tap replacement
As it turns out it came off very easily from the outside. There is a large metal threaded nut-like thing (???) that unscrews from the front and the whole tap unit just pulls away.
  Topic: IBC tap replacement
roobarb

Replies: 8
Views: 24017
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 16 12:21 pm   Subject: IBC tap replacement
A bit of a long shot...we broke the tap on our IBC unit which we use to collect water from the house, and now it wont hold the water. Has anyone got a replacement tap unit they are willing to part wit ...
  Topic: Road drainage into field
roobarb

Replies: 11
Views: 30792
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 16 10:52 am   Subject: Road drainage into field
Regarding your concern about slurry contamination I would have thought that would have been a question for the Environment Agency (England??) or Natural Resources Wales as it is called here in Wales. ...
  Topic: Look at me!
roobarb

Replies: 13
Views: 10373
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 15 5:27 pm   Subject: Look at me!
They look good. I've always grown mine outside. How easy are they to grow in the polytunnel - do they need lots of watering/attention? Do you think it gives a better crop growing in a PT?
 
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