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by ladykathryn
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Have room for two hens
Replies: 14
Views: 3255

Save The Chickens!!

Super stuff everyone!! I am now checking out how to save poor wee chickens and give them a better life. Cheap cheap cheap housing is good as well. I love animals and can't stand to see any of them have a life that is not filled with love and sunshine. It's just horrible to think of. My grandmother u...
by ladykathryn
Fri Apr 13, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Advice require-Seeds growing too tall and weedy looking!
Replies: 11
Views: 2456

Confused Can't be lack of light??

Many apologies to everyone but I am still a bit cornfuzed (normal for me actually) :? The place where all my seedlings are located is a very large window in my kitchen it gets light all day long, indirect light in the morning direct sunlight for most the afternoon. I have tried moving them toward th...
by ladykathryn
Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Have room for two hens
Replies: 14
Views: 3255

Have room for two hens

What type would anyone suggest. Would love to have them for the eggs, and not to eat them. Don't want a cockrel they are too noisy and the neighbours would complain I'm afraid. What about housing, something simple pratical and inexpensive would be brilliant. I have a garden that is enclosed and I wo...
by ladykathryn
Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Advice require-Seeds growing too tall and weedy looking!
Replies: 11
Views: 2456

Advice require-Seeds growing too tall and weedy looking!

I have started cabbage, carrots and kolh rabi(sp?) from seed. The problem I have is that my kitchen is about 60-70F during the day. Sorry about the lack of ability to convert. Let's just say its nice and warm. My plants seem to be growing too fast. Not that I'm complaining really but they end up str...
by ladykathryn
Thu Apr 12, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Living in Peace with the Slug
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Cool a Slug Pub

Great Idea!! A wee sugar buzz just before you go. Great stuff HA HA! :cheers:
by ladykathryn
Wed Apr 11, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Living in Peace with the Slug
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Living in Peace with the Slug

Okay, I know they are slimy and horrible and they eat your veg and fruit. yeah it's annoying but killing them (no matter how tempting that might be) to me is just not going to be on my list of things to do 1) I am FAR too lazy to go out in my garden at night with a torch searching for them 2) If I D...
by ladykathryn
Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi ya from Sunny Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 1475

Information About Me Continued

I reside in Aberdeenshire, Ellon (near Auchterellon Primary school) to be precise. It has been lovely and I haven't see too many slugs just a few wee ones, for me that means the MARCH OF THE SNAILS will commence soon, they seem to come from the neighbours where there are heaps of old trees and a poo...
by ladykathryn
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi ya from Sunny Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 1475

Hi ya from Sunny Scotland

Snowing in Chicago! Sucks to be them, it's lovely and warm here just now and my tomatoes, peppers, marrow, lettuce and PURPLE carrots are going utterly mad with all the sunshine. My kitchen looks like a gardeners green house and my back garden is now finally looking like a proper garden! This is my ...
by ladykathryn
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 ways to get rid of slugs
Replies: 167
Views: 149455

Lucky UK

It's a good thing I'm not trying to grow my veg in the USA where I used to live! Here at least the slugs are Normal size! In the Pacific Northwest we have a creature called the Banana Slug...I can weigh up to 1/4 a lb and reach 20 inches in length. It's bright yellow with brown spots hence the name....