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by glyn.c
Tue May 03, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: old english game banties and coups F.O.C
Replies: 1
Views: 1280

old english game banties and coups F.O.C

were having a bit of a re shuffle in the garden and have a trio and a pair of oegb's FOC FOR COLLECTION if any one wants them ,the pair are in an arc aprox 6x3 and the trio are in a coup/run 6x4 the trio are furness and the pair are a brassy backed lemon blue and a black hen all last seasons birds o...
by glyn.c
Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: salami
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

Re: salami

thank you for that ! when you say cool place with plenty of air movement what sort of temperature are you talking about ? i have a cooler that i hang deer and game in, i think the range is somewhere in the reason of 2-8 degrees and it has fans, would that be suitable ?
by glyn.c
Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: salami
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

Re: salami

and very nice it looks to,im not jelous honest :mrgreen: ,care to share your method ,i get the odd roe deer and fancy venison salami myself ,ive one in the chiller now thats destined to be turned into sausage and mince today and tomorrow ,other than the loins and fillets , but i think its to late fo...
by glyn.c
Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Planning for being self sufficientish in 2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4600

Re: Planning for being self sufficientish in 2015

i HAVE to have a plan ! this year is the start of our first full season in this property so we are going to grow more veg ,very little winter veg was grown last year only a few swede ,some leeks and kale due to being to late starting to get any plants and beds ready ,planning to put another 14 apple...
by glyn.c
Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Step overs
Replies: 7
Views: 1530

Re: Step overs

i do hope you are right ojay, we are exposed to the south west and west winds blowing straight down the solway firth , we have a drystone dyke about 3 1/2' tall and i planted 5 fruit trees in their shelter then the hens run netted and about 5 1/2' high and then a row of cordons ,im hoping that they ...
by glyn.c
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Hello again! - It's been a while...
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: Hello again! - It's been a while...

certainly can understand ,its not until you have experienced it that you fully understand,its very important to get some time out though " thats from someone who doesnt take his own advice mind ".he does seem to be making a habit of getting growing space that way! i am not familiar with al...
by glyn.c
Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Hello again! - It's been a while...
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: Hello again! - It's been a while...

hi im a newbie POSTER, welcome back , you have my simpathies i was a full time carrer for my mother with dementia/Alzheimer's, thats awful about your allotment it does seem to be a way these days though that you help people out and then all of a sudden things go one sided ! is there no committe that...
by glyn.c
Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS
Replies: 15
Views: 6854

Re: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS

we still have plenty in reserve for brewing ,and a few cloches would be useful to protect a few early crops
by glyn.c
Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS
Replies: 15
Views: 6854

Re: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS

thanks guys ,just had a look on yt and it seems simple enough "though what seems simple doesnt always work out that way " i have a few spares so ill give it a go and let you know how i get on ,i wonder if meths would work, i have a gallon of that in the work shop , no problem with the gogg...
by glyn.c
Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: REARING MEAT BIRDS
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: REARING MEAT BIRDS

thanks guys ! yes doofa of course you can call me glyn , not really sure whats available in the area its something i need to find out,i was hoping to get an idea first of what to look for , one idea was to get a light sussex cockrel and cross it with our hybrid layers (light sussex looking birds, th...
by glyn.c
Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS
Replies: 15
Views: 6854

Re: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS

doofa you must be psychic i was thinking of cloches but was unsure how to cut the bass off ! do you need to chill the jar first ? and how thick string is required any idea ?
by glyn.c
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: FREE ,DEMI JOHNS
Replies: 15
Views: 6854

FREE ,DEMI JOHNS

after moving house last year and sorting out what we need for the future we have 17 spare 1 gall demi johns sitting here if any one wants them ,need collecting obviously ,we are close to the m74 between lockerbie and gretna
by glyn.c
Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: REARING MEAT BIRDS
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

REARING MEAT BIRDS

do any of you rear meat birds ? if so what sort ? we are thinking of rearing a few this year, just a few to start to see how we get on maybe 6-10 but am undecided/confused on what breed to start with ,we are a bit concerned with them going off their legs due to growing too large too fast so a slower...
by glyn.c
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Potato chat and potato growing challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 1019

Re: Potato chat and potato growing challenge

im a no digger and also grow a few in bags ,mainly earlies though , last season was our first and the beds were very shallow 6- 8" max plus earthing up !constructed on ground that we removed 18" of concrete off in february and was very poor underneath! but the bags were still well down on ...

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