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by mockturtle
Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Hen laying outside of coop.
Replies: 7
Views: 1164

Re: Hen laying outside of coop.

I have taken all the felt off the roof and it was riidled with them so have covered it with a tarp untill spring , jet washed steamed and sprayed with an insecticide weekly which finaly did the job.99% certain thet have gone. But she is still red and bare? not sure what else to do now. Maybe I wil c...
by mockturtle
Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Hen laying outside of coop.
Replies: 7
Views: 1164

Re: Hen laying outside of coop.

Hi, Not been here for a while but i need some help please. Last summer My poor hens where infested with red might after a big battle which included removing the coop roof i have rid of them. But my chooks still have big gaps in their feathers. Poor Maralin's underside is very red and Nude? any sugge...
by mockturtle
Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Real Ginger Beer Plant
Replies: 121
Views: 36475

Re: Real Ginger Beer Plant

Hi, Why not start your own its quite easy and probably quicker than royal mail
by mockturtle
Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Little things that really please you!
Replies: 73
Views: 2818

Re: Little things that really please you!

Starting a new project! Ginger Beer today :)
by mockturtle
Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Boozy Dandelion and Burdock
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Re: Boozy Dandelion and Burdock

sounds good would love to give it a GO. Is it ok to dig the dandylion now? :drunken:
by mockturtle
Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hideho!
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: Hideho!

hello from Kent. New myself and every one seems very friendly. Have fun mushrooming. Been busy chestnutting myself this afternoon busy deciding what to do with them all now :wave:
by mockturtle
Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Setting up a Wild Harvest walking group
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Re: Setting up a Wild Harvest walking group

Just wish i lived in your area, sounds like a great idea
by mockturtle
Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Planting Garlic
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

Re: Planting Garlic

Looks fab, must have taken ages. Hope you eat alot of parsley with that
by mockturtle
Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Gratuitous Gushing about River Cottage Everday, Thurs 8pm c4
Replies: 118
Views: 23578

Re: Gratuitous Gushing about River Cottage Everday, Thurs 8p

I Think i must be a different brand of ish. I could only dream of spending £10 on a single meal. I get excited about discovering aForgotten cut of meat at the butchers which produces a meal at well under £1 a head, Poor Me :oops: i bet your thinking, not, but thats unemployment for you. Better still...
by mockturtle
Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Sweet chestnuts
Replies: 14
Views: 1328

Re: Sweet chestnuts

you could cook them and cream them and use as a filling for profiteroles instead of cream. But i'm with the yummy sprout gang :blob8:
by mockturtle
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: survive?!?!?!
Replies: 62
Views: 12312

Re: survive?!?!?!

we only have a little garden on a council estate and it all started with the 3 hens. we gave some eggs to next door she gave us strawberrys, jam and an occasional cake. Eggs to another neighbour led to tomatoes and marrows which i turned into pickle and gave him some back which led to more veg and g...
by mockturtle
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Gratuitous Gushing about River Cottage Everday, Thurs 8pm c4
Replies: 118
Views: 23578

Re: Gratuitous Gushing about River Cottage Everday, Thurs 8p

I think the oxy watsit is the little stock cube you use to make the sauce that goes with the middle class badger :scratch: I wonder if HFW knows how controversial?( sorry not good with the spelling) cooking fresh meat and veg apparently is.
by mockturtle
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello this is my first time
Replies: 15
Views: 969

Re: Hello this is my first time

Hi, Stumbled into ish in my search for Sloe info
by mockturtle
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello this is my first time
Replies: 15
Views: 969

Hello this is my first time

Hi, Just to introduce myself :wave: married, 1x husband,2x sons, 1xadorable dog, 3xchickens and pesky red mites!!!! I live in Kent and in my little bit of spare time I love forraging :grouphug: cooking and making stuff. I work full time and also help run a comunity theatre group. I think Hugh FW is ...

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