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by moocher
Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:46 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Hens, patios and dogs ???
Replies: 14
Views: 913

Re: Hens, patios and dogs ???

put a armful of straw down to satisfy their scratching needs.
by moocher
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:14 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chest freezer henhouse?
Replies: 14
Views: 961

Re: Chest freezer henhouse?

I would have thought it was a possible but bear in mind that chickens peck and quite hard. Depending on what the inside is made of, they might peck through it and expose nasty bits of plastic or wiring that could do them some damage. Try it and keep an eye on them. The ventilation can be sorted by ...
by moocher
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Building an chicken enclosure
Replies: 11
Views: 3890

Re: Building an chicken enclosure

i think that its not you havent had foxes in your garden but one day you might and prevention is better than cure when you have to pick up several dismembered corpses.
by moocher
Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Planning this years veggies.
Replies: 12
Views: 1051

Re: Planning this years veggies.

seeds i already have peas kelvedon wonder
tomato garden pearl for hanging baskets
moneymaker for ground
carrot paris market 5 atlas
sweet pepper redskin f1
chilli f1 apache
plus will be buying salad leaves ,potatoes,courgettes,spring onions and may try sweetcorn or mini pop sweetcorn.
by moocher
Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: planters on shed roofs
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: planters on shed roofs

good point there is an old dining table top on the roof to help stop the wind getting under the sheets and blowing off so could put couple on there.
by moocher
Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: planters on shed roofs
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: planters on shed roofs

i had tumbling tom last year in 3 baskets,blight got most of them,got some garden pearl seeds for this year.
by moocher
Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: planters on shed roofs
Replies: 6
Views: 404

planters on shed roofs

i have a homemade shed in corner of the garden the roof has a slight slant and its made from couragated [sp] asbestos type roofing sheets,the grey ones that split when dropped. i was wondering about some small planters on the top with herbs in,i will drill drainage holes in them,and i can reach the ...
by moocher
Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: are people relying more on make do and mend?
Replies: 20
Views: 677

Re: are people relying more on make do and mend?

i picked up a gap parka coat like new for £8.50 the other day when i dropped some stuff in,on the pushchair front you rarely see them in charity shops here,we had a cheap umbrella type one that came from woolworths for £15.and as no one wanted it on freecycle before xmas i put it in the local air am...
by moocher
Thu Jan 15, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Do/could you live without a credit card? Is this a goal...?
Replies: 69
Views: 2847

Re: Do/could you live without a credit card? Is this a goal...?

years ago i didnt have a credit rating as i had only used cash so what my bank told me to do was get a credit card buy a cd then pay it off and not use the card.
i think i had it for 2 years then stopped it.never had one since.
by moocher
Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Wales
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: Hello from Wales

hi :mrgreen:
by moocher
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: And then there were six
Replies: 19
Views: 2033

Re: And then there were six

thats what my wife wanted to be able to do everyday things just to feel normal again :lol:
by moocher
Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: And then there were six
Replies: 19
Views: 2033

Re: And then there were six

congrats we have 6 boys ,our youngest was born on 15 th dec 08,2 weeks early,he was only 61/2 lb though,our 2 year old is called max, :lol:
by moocher
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Rabbit meat
Replies: 23
Views: 4332

Re: Rabbit meat

alexgadd wrote:Check out http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Book/BookDi ... 29,00.html for the re-issued 1941 book' Keeping Poultry and Rabbits on Scraps' only £6.99!

good book i picked that up from local bookshop with the ish bible about a month ago.
by moocher
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Late walking baby.....
Replies: 20
Views: 2742

Re: Late walking baby.....

My E was 16 or 17 months before she walked - I haven't taken her to see the HV since she was 4 months - except for jabs. I was so sick of "she's too fat", she's too thin", "she's too short", "she's too tall", "she's too slow", "she's too clever"...

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