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by maggie144
Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: seeds far swapping
Replies: 0
Views: 1025

seeds far swapping

hi everyone, i have various packs/envelopes of seeds if anyone is interested they are as follows: sprouting lentil seeds - 3000 in packet can split sprouting alfalfa -9500 in packet can split 2 packs sugar snap peas 5 packs of 30 peas - Called Ambassador 1 pack of 30 all organic will swap for any se...
by maggie144
Thu Aug 16, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Giving up the car...
Replies: 21
Views: 6557

hi there

just seen your post, and i am sorry to hear that you may have to give up your car. i hope you don't think i am interfering, but can you not claim disability living allowence. if you can you can apply for a car for which they pay for the tax and insurance. i know this because my husband and i both cl...
by maggie144
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Can ducks lay twice in a 12 hour period?
Replies: 6
Views: 1249

hi there

am i right in thinking you have muscovy ducks like i have if this is the case then telling male from female is easy themales are easily recognised by the large red lump on his face, it is more prominant than the females also they hiss females will honk. if you got them before 18 weeks they are total...
by maggie144
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How Self-sufficient are you?
Replies: 31
Views: 6882

hi there

hi there we are up to no 7 we grow our own fruit , veg and herbs. we recycle everything, we use freecycle for the unwanted items we have chickens, goats, ducks will be increasing livestock in 2008 with pigs and more hens we make our own jams, chutneys, cordials, pickles, etc i even make lavender pil...
by maggie144
Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Smoothies
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

hi there

My daughter sammie loves banana and honey

regards

maggie
by maggie144
Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Erm not really livestock but rabbit breeding/pregnancy/birth
Replies: 10
Views: 1978

your rabbit

Hi there Millie I breed rabbits the signs you need to look for are nest building she will pick up hay in her mouth and make a nest in her hutch, she will start to pull hair a few days before the birth,definately do not give her milk. but increase her dry food by double, you could also give her a sma...
by maggie144
Wed Jun 27, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: spiced apple & walnut chutney recipe
Replies: 11
Views: 3367

hi

i got 4 jars out of the recipes roughly

maggie
by maggie144
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: spiced apple & walnut chutney recipe
Replies: 11
Views: 3367

spiced apple & walnut chutney recipe

for those that wanted it, here it is - sorry its late, been rather busy. spiced apple & walnut chutney 900mls malt vinegar 450grms light soft brown sugar 900grms cooking apples peeled, cored and roughly chopped 450grms onions chopped 8oz raisins 1oz english mustard powder 1oz ground ginger 2tsp ...
by maggie144
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: spiced apple and walnut chutney
Replies: 2
Views: 904

spiced apple and walnut chutney

hi there

I have a really good receipe for spiced apple and walnut chutney which is wonderful.
also have a sweet onion and a tomato chutney too

i will post the recipes if you would like them

maggie
by maggie144
Sat May 26, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: ground for geese - please help.
Replies: 1
Views: 790

ground for geese - please help.

Hi Everyone. i have a piece of ground which i want to develop, (will need top soil/turf etc) which is next to my muscovy ducks (seperated by a fence) I want to put a couple of geese on this area it measures 19ft 4 x 13ft 5 does anyone know if this is enough ground for them to roam on, i want to get ...
by maggie144
Tue May 22, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Ants
Replies: 7
Views: 2832

hi there

I read that semolina is the best thing for getting rid of ants, aparently if you sprinkle it around the nest, the workers take it back to the nest for the queen, and once digested the queen will explode and no more ants. have not tried it but i read it in a organic gardening magazine you'll have to ...
by maggie144
Mon May 14, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: i'm getting a new pet tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

i'm getting a new pet tomorrow

Hi Everyone I am off to dumfries tomorrow to collect a new pet, a present to myself I think i deserve it too, i have worked very hard of late and have been quite poorly too. So i am buying myself two little chipmunks, something i have always wanted, as a reward for all my hard work maggie :cheers:
by maggie144
Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Please check this out
Replies: 23
Views: 6206

recycling

hi there

just been on this stupid woman site and have had my rant too, she obvoiusly needs educating.

on there as guest.
by maggie144
Sun Apr 01, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: What do you recycle?
Replies: 30
Views: 14983

sorry

sorry me again,

just remembered all my jars are washed and saved for my jams and chutneys

all my bottles are saved for homemade ketchup, dressings, wines, and cordials

maggie
by maggie144
Sun Apr 01, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: What do you recycle?
Replies: 30
Views: 14983

me again

hi there me again

i also use Freecycle for all furniture/ electrical appliances etc
and read it swap it for all read books.


maggie

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