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by kevino
Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: raising turkeys
Replies: 4
Views: 1091

raising turkeys

Hi Am considering raising some turkeys for christmas would welcome any ideas.ie where to get the chicks when to get so ready for christmas how many for just my own (dont think 1 on its own is fair) how to prepare and on and on Sorry just an idea at the moment and I know all you out there will give a...
by kevino
Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: clearing garden
Replies: 19
Views: 2998

Re: clearing garden

thanks old jerry but i think a pig is out of the question. not me but OH doesnt want any repeat any livestock
by kevino
Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Potatoes
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Potatoes

Have got some early potatoes which are being chittered as we speak. When do I put them into the ground/when will i know they are ready to put into the ground. Here at St Osyth in Essex we are still getting frost some nights so again when do I start. Sorry if I sound such a numpty but you did say I c...
by kevino
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Greenhouse
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: Greenhouse

Thanks for that info will let you know how they turn out.
by kevino
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: clearing garden
Replies: 19
Views: 2998

Re: clearing garden

well thanks everyone that has certainly given me food for thought.
About the goat though, I might get rid of the brambles but wot about all the goat droppings???
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: clearing garden
Replies: 19
Views: 2998

clearing garden

Have cleared and old garden but the blackberries still keep coming up how do i get rid of them? Bought an old property and told the garden "goes to the tree there" when we started clearing to the said tree the garden kept on going. Finally cleared the weeds which were up to my forehead (i am only 4f...
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 62861

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Beef casserole with onions and mushrooms with potatoes cooked in garlic, butter an milk.
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What i'm brewing at the moment
Replies: 356
Views: 110519

Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Brewing 2 litres of red grape home grown.
1 demijohn of rose grape home grown.
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Greenhouse
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Greenhouse

Have just put up a greenhouse which we bought 2nd hand 3 years ago (it has sat in our garage for that long). Its fantastic OH has got a heater and planted loads. In fact spending more time in the greenhouse than indoors. HAve started off lots of seeds in the hope we can get started early. Have bough...
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicks and holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Chicks and holidays

Unfortunately know the neighbours to say hello when I se them at weekends but leave home at 6am and dont return till 8pm obviously will have to get to know them and introduce the idea of eggs
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicks and holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Chicks and holidays

No unfortunately am in North Essex
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicks and holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Chicks and holidays

Would really love to keep chickens but OH insists it no viable for us as we are away a lot at weekends and for hols etc. How do you cope with holidays?
by kevino
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HELLO FROM A COMPLETE NEWBIE
Replies: 11
Views: 842

HELLO FROM A COMPLETE NEWBIE

Hello my name is jac and husband kev and we are really green at this self sufficient idea. Have been looking at the web site for ages but have only now plucked up the courage to say hello. We live in St Osyth in North Essex supposedly the driest place in the UK!!! Have gained lots of info from you a...