It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Thought it would be nice to let you lot know what is going on and any future plans etc.
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Re: It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Post: # 231716Post MKG
Thu May 12, 2011 8:10 am

This is going to be interesting. I have a shortlist of two.

Now we'll really see how Dave's mind works :iconbiggrin:

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Re: It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Post: # 231815Post JulieSherris
Thu May 12, 2011 6:13 pm

Well, just in time (I think!) here are the pics of my favourite save money project that we've done this year.

The granddaughter had outgrown her playhouse & one of the roof panels got damaged from a fallen tree. So we inherited it when we got the lambs & with a few adjustments, we made a night-house for them. Although it looks ramshackle, it's watertight & quite warm & cosy in there!

8 weeks later, the lambs have become too big for it. They prefer to sleep outside the back door nowadays, so it has now moved on & is the new duck house....oh, and Leah has decided that she likes to play in it again as well!! :lol:

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I wonder what it will become next?? :iconbiggrin:
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Re: It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Post: # 231824Post fingersofgreen
Thu May 12, 2011 8:35 pm

Hi all.

These are my others - no idea if they are in time but you can have them anyway.

The first is the bird scarer. For each one you need:

1 wire coat hanger
1 plastic drinks bottle - small (330ml) or large (2ltr) it doesn't matter. They must have their lids.
1 hollow bamboo stick or tent pole - or similar.

Tools:
drill and drill bit - to suit diameter of wire hanger
stanley type knife - sharp enough to cut plastic bottle
Marker pen to draw on plastic bottle.

The instructions are easier to understand with a video than write and read but because I am not in possession of my vid-camera I can't post a video. I promise I will do very soon.

Another idea is the the seed waterer - it's so simple.

Take a plastic bottle unscrew the lid and get a compass (the type used for drawing a circle) and put 10-12 (tiny) holes in it. Fill it with water and shake it over your seedlings - Don't squeeze.

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Re: It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Post: # 231879Post Big Al
Fri May 13, 2011 10:16 am

guess who missed the deadline........... bummer.....
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Post: # 232038Post Dave
Mon May 16, 2011 8:34 am

We'll be soft, entries close at 9am tomorrow.

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Post: # 232156Post Big Al
Tue May 17, 2011 10:33 am

Dave wrote:We'll be soft, entries close at 9am tomorrow.

Thanks for the extended deadline but I've missed that as well. Just not been able to get on the net due to pain till now.

I'll not enter now Dave thanks a lot because if I won then there could be a genuine grievence from those who did follow the rules.

Maybe next time, lol.
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Re: It’s competition time!!! Win a copy of Dave’s new book

Post: # 232164Post Green Aura
Tue May 17, 2011 11:19 am

OK folks, so entries are now closed. Thanks for all your efforts - there are some corkers, I think! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

We'll get on to shortlisting and give you a voting list soon.
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