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by John Headstrong
Mon May 11, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Rusty tools
Replies: 30
Views: 15205

Re: Rusty tools

These belonged to my grandfather, the padlock was on the shed, the pocket wrench was totally rusted, locked up and in the bottom of my mums toolbox, along with the spirit level which shocked me how nice it was with the first few seconds of work.


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by John Headstrong
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Opportunity to run a Herb Nursery!
Replies: 4
Views: 8984

Opportunity to run a Herb Nursery!

An amazing opportunity for the right people! https://www.poyntzfieldherbs.co.uk/news.asp We are looking for a young couple to take on the Herb Nursery for another generation under a long lease. A keen interest in herbs is essential along with hardiness and dedication. The web site details the plant ...
by John Headstrong
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: a test post (pit error)
Replies: 1
Views: 5276

Re: a test post (pit error)

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by John Headstrong
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: a test post (pit error)
Replies: 1
Views: 5276

a test post (pit error)

a test post (pit error)
by John Headstrong
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: image test 3.2.2 issue
Replies: 2
Views: 4565

Re: image test 3.2.2 issue

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by John Headstrong
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: image test 3.2.2 issue
Replies: 2
Views: 4565

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by John Headstrong
Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: Ultimate automation
Replies: 16
Views: 12695

Re: Ultimate automation

It is a nice project, it has moved along a lot since I first saw it. I was also of the 'too much tech' frame of mind but since then I have been help manage a gardening project with 2 very large pollytunnels. http://polbethandwestcaldergarden.weebly.com/index.html This kit would be lovely in one of t...
by John Headstrong
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bird Flu restrictions
Replies: 11
Views: 11991

Re: Bird Flu restrictions

I Scotland they are saying:
"take all practicable steps to ensure that poultry and other captive birds kept separate from wild birds"
I don't currently have chickens but the run is still there, in my situation I would install a predator net over the top of the run.
by John Headstrong
Sat Jul 16, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: Practice 2
Replies: 4
Views: 10372

Re: Practice 2

by John Headstrong
Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Language etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 3531

Re: Language etc.

I mainly use metric but for gardening I seem to use imperial. I was taught metric at school but all the teachers thought in imperial. I am part of a large community garden/woodland project and most of the volunteers are older than me so I have had to switch over to imperial. Much of the measurements...
by John Headstrong
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Rented flat
Replies: 7
Views: 7011

Re: Rented flat

Crunchytheclown wrote:

Yep that's pretty much what I was thinking. Know any good suppliers please?
I have heard good reports from http://www.bimblesolar.com/ some boat dwellers and Bus dwellers I know have used them.
The 12v kits might be what you are after for a small system to learn on.
by John Headstrong
Fri May 20, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: test video
Replies: 3
Views: 10891

Re: test video

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by John Headstrong
Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm Back Too - and I have LAND!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 9279

Re: I'm Back Too - and I have LAND!!!

OK, sold - bigger one it is then :-) very glad you have come round, I was given a pollytunnel early last year (well, by given I mean given the rights to dig it out of a wet field) it was 10x25 foot long but I only had space for 15 foot at the time, I have now re-engineered the gardens steps and put...
by John Headstrong
Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm Back Too - and I have LAND!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 9279

Re: I'm Back Too - and I have LAND!!!

Congratulations! :brave:


first tunnels for your pollytunnel. https://www.firsttunnels.co.uk/

and have a look at "Chicken Tractor on Steroids" by Goeff Lawton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09MDwSMQEs0

we need photos once you start !
:grouphug: