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by troutrunner
Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: ribina wine
Replies: 8
Views: 1601

Re: ribina wine

MKG wrote: but Marmite will do - but be careful with the amount as it does have a very distinctive taste.


Does that mean to much and we would have Marmite wine to dip our toast in :wink:
by troutrunner
Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Old brewing recipes
Replies: 28
Views: 3813

Re: Old brewing recipes

stargazer wrote:That is the ingredients ordered, oblivion is on the way.


Any news :icon_smile:
by troutrunner
Mon May 09, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Creating woodland for coppicing.
Replies: 8
Views: 616

Re: Creating woodland for coppicing.

Thanks for all the replies, certainly food for thought, It is a long term project I do realise, my middle son is to go study Arboriculture at a local college next term, the plan being, to help him along a little. I would advise you create a coppiced area with a mix of just ash and hazel,plant your w...
by troutrunner
Wed May 04, 2011 7:32 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Creating woodland for coppicing.
Replies: 8
Views: 616

Creating woodland for coppicing.

I didn't know quite where to put this post, hope it is OK here. The thing is I have about 5 acres of land, I used to keep sheep and other livestock, now just a few chooks. I have been messing with growing trees from seed over the last few years to plant around the place and now feel I would like to ...
by troutrunner
Mon May 02, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: What's this?
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Re: What's this?

Google images came up with this, looks the same as grows wild here :icon_smile:

Image

Tasty some say but never tried it :dontknow:
by troutrunner
Mon May 02, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"
Replies: 19
Views: 10346

Re: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"

My main intention for the compost that comes from my drum is for growing trees and hedging plants and I think that will take at least 3 years from the time the drum is full to decay into a usable condition.

Thanks folks for your input. :icon_smile:
by troutrunner
Sun May 01, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"
Replies: 19
Views: 10346

Re: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"

Go on stick it all in, it all turns to dust eventually :flower: and they grow :icon_smile:
by troutrunner
Sun May 01, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"
Replies: 19
Views: 10346

Re: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"

Are there holes in the bottom of the drum? . Yes the bottoms gone with rust Adding paper etc is good. Sawdust is good too.. I do this to, all the junk mail goes in here to, what a perfect use of that carp. cover it with straw to keep the moisture in. Put some wood chip in thats well rotted to, I co...
by troutrunner
Sun May 01, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"
Replies: 19
Views: 10346

"Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"

Just wish to know opinions and reasons, I have no choice as I live in a Caravan (she called it a mobile home before she left) but I am in the reality of life, I have a bucket and chuck it system. Once a week said bucket is tipped into a 45 gallon drum (Quite distance from the van, I must add) along ...
by troutrunner
Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: remoska users
Replies: 16
Views: 2218

Re: remoska users

Thanks Davie, I did the goole bit and here is a review

http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/oven/remoska-mi ... 90104/#rev

Still not really sure how it works but did help a bit :icon_smile:
by troutrunner
Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: remoska users
Replies: 16
Views: 2218

Re: remoska users

What are remoskas could some one explain please, can you eat them :scratch:
by troutrunner
Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from South Lincs.
Replies: 8
Views: 639

Re: Hello from South Lincs.

Ta! very much for your greetings, I have done allsorts here, I would now if possible like to create something really nice and earn a living from my land :icon_smile: and be at peace with everything
by troutrunner
Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from South Lincs.
Replies: 8
Views: 639

Re: Hello from South Lincs.

Well thankyou Green Aura pleased to meetya!
by troutrunner
Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from South Lincs.
Replies: 8
Views: 639

Hello from South Lincs.

Hello to all, Just a little of me, I started life as a Vehicle Technician at 16 and since those days have worked in many other trades including most aspects of the Building trade, Made animal housing and bred poultry for a living and the list goes on. I only drive old cars and don't have a modern eu...

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