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by becks77
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Lettuce :whats the secret?
Replies: 6
Views: 849

Re: Lettuce :whats the secret?

Thanks all, rushes out to check seed supplies and state of raised beds ;)
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Lettuce :whats the secret?
Replies: 6
Views: 849

Lettuce :whats the secret?

Exactly that , no matter what I do I never have success with lettuce what do you all do to ensure success I eat a lot of lettuce and want to do my own. Have tried in the greenhouse , out the greenhouse, in raised beds out of raised beds in containers in hanging baskets either loads that bolt overnig...
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: And so it begins ...
Replies: 7
Views: 1392

Re: And so it begins ...

I have tomatoe seedlings on the windowsill but my greenhouse is more like a huge cold frame due to my neighbour put their *ahem* through the glass whilst doing the fence :(
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Cone technique - no dig
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Cone technique - no dig

Could make for an interesting project :dontknow:
Do you weed out the weeds or do they stay too? :flower:
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Composting, Daleks and NPK
Replies: 16
Views: 1730

Re: Composting, Daleks and NPK

I understand, still don't think I could though
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: New chuck house
Replies: 2
Views: 1547

Re: New chuck house

Thanks for your thoughts, it would be fabulous to have room to put in a shed, alas. Yes there are perches but I intend to higher them as these are not adequate height. TBH it looks sturdy and well made as opposed to some of the carp out there, so we shall see
:)
by becks77
Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Composting, Daleks and NPK
Replies: 16
Views: 1730

Re: Composting, Daleks and NPK

Ina I dont think my neighbours would approve of me pottering down the garden for a pee every morning ;)
by becks77
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: New chuck house
Replies: 2
Views: 1547

New chuck house

have ordered this chuck house, probably the wrong way around but now would like anyone's thoughts please

http://www.chickencoopsdirect.com/hen-house.htm
by becks77
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Cadmium Poisoning?
Replies: 6
Views: 1990

Re: Cadmium Poisoning?

More to the point, those planters are awesome pics of yours please
by becks77
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Composting, Daleks and NPK
Replies: 16
Views: 1730

Re: Composting, Daleks and NPK

My compost bins,(read wormeries) take ages as you say they dont get hot enough will dig it in though once a year maybe. The chicken poop I add to the compost bin someone once told me it acts as an accelerator, clearly that was a fib!! ;)
by becks77
Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Insulated Hen House for winter
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Re: Insulated Hen House for winter

...or 0 degrees here ;)
by becks77
Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Woo-hoo! Found the Good Life
Replies: 10
Views: 1273

Re: Woo-hoo! Found the Good Life

I was given it a couple of years ago, but didnt include the christmas special :( but we found that one on you tube the other day so :)
by becks77
Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: The Microwave Appreciation Society
Replies: 40
Views: 5402

Re: The Microwave Appreciation Society

yes I dried herbs for the first time ever an used the micoblaster. Sandwhich herbs between 2 layers of kitchen roll and blast for a couple of minutes until done. Kitchen smells good too ;)
by becks77
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Winter Tomatoes - again
Replies: 24
Views: 4249

Re: Winter Tomatoes - again

thanks OS taking a look :)
by becks77
Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Winter Tomatoes - again
Replies: 24
Views: 4249

Re: Winter Tomatoes - again

What variety please and where from at this stage in the year. :)

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