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  Topic: Just tried my first Gloucester Old Spot....
anneka

Replies: 15
Views: 12190
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 05 7:35 pm   Subject: Just tried my first Gloucester Old Spot....


Glouster Old Spots in the garden.......

....I feel the best pork I've had in ages coming on!

Anneka

Ps - They are kind of cute too!
  Topic: Anyone know anything about willow!?
anneka

Replies: 19
Views: 16939
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 05 11:08 am   Subject: Anyone know anything about willow!?
You can take cuttings from live wood now, and any time up until March as a rough estimate. They should do fine willow is very resilliant.

Anneka
  Topic: Air Rifle
anneka

Replies: 52
Views: 45207
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 05 7:38 pm   Subject: Air Rifle
Think it may need a new spring Anneka, as I can blow harder than that!

Even an old wind bag like you still couldn't blow harder than my original No.9 which does need the spring replac ...
  Topic: Air Rifle
anneka

Replies: 52
Views: 45207
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 05 9:58 pm   Subject: Air Rifle
I have a BSA Supersport which is very good and close to the 12 ppsi limit, so powerful but still legal without FAC. It cost me around 250 with the scope.

Anneka
  Topic: The humble dogfish
anneka

Replies: 7
Views: 10007
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sat Dec 18, 04 8:22 pm   Subject: The humble dogfish
Ok! I can't confess to being a conissoiur of poo. I just don't like dogfish or 'Huss'. I asked my mum she quite likes it although she hasn't eaten it for a while and would have it in batter with of ...
  Topic: Help!
anneka

Replies: 7
Views: 7350
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Sat Dec 18, 04 1:26 pm   Subject: Help!
You will be sent an e-mail and you have to follow the link shown in it and then it will work - It confused me too.

Welcome anyway !

Anneka
  Topic: Laver and other seaweeds
anneka

Replies: 7
Views: 6764
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Dec 18, 04 2:03 am   Subject: Re: Laver and other seaweeds
....as it seems daft importing what we grow round our coats.

Dandruff?

I pick up what ever looks edible and that mostly seems to work out ok! It's not a philosophy for all but - suck it and see ...
  Topic: The humble dogfish
anneka

Replies: 7
Views: 10007
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sat Dec 18, 04 1:50 am   Subject: The humble dogfish
sorry mate I have eaten the and they taste like poo! - my opinion though - I will try a new receipr but I am sceptical!

Anneka
  Topic: Woodcock shooting
anneka

Replies: 9
Views: 13298
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 6:53 pm   Subject: shooting
What are your problems ? Is it because i sell some shooting, because i am new to this website, shoot larger bags than some people like, your jealous etc?

There is no problem - I posted (see a ...
  Topic: Things to think about starting this month
anneka

Replies: 33
Views: 63284
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 6:37 pm   Subject: planting
Just indoors until they have sprouted then as I pot them up I put them out in a greenhouse. I use a hotwater bottle and growers fleece if I think there will be a frost, I have used tea light candles ...
  Topic: Building your own incubator
anneka

Replies: 13
Views: 28143
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 6:33 pm   Subject: Building your own incubator
I have got a fairly steady temperature of 31.5 degrees - on the cardboard at the base and about 27 degrees at the top (30cm high) this is with out any insulation so, tommorrow I will see if I can incr ...
  Topic: Things to think about starting this month
anneka

Replies: 33
Views: 63284
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 6:23 pm   Subject: Things to think about starting this month
I usually plant chilli and sweet pea seeds betwwen christmas and new year.

Anneka
  Topic: What livestock have you got?
anneka

Replies: 79
Views: 41649
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 4:03 pm   Subject: What livestock have you got?
Debbie

I think thats the 18th now, hows it going with those eggs?

Fingers crossed for you !

Anneka

EDIT - Just looked at the date - for tomorrow then!
  Topic: Apple Tree advice
anneka

Replies: 15
Views: 23958
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 2:14 am   Subject: planting trees
Rule of thumb is to plant deciduce trees early winter and evergreen late winter. As it's in a pot you will be ok anytime but it may do better to plant soon.

Anneka
  Topic: Things to think about starting this month
anneka

Replies: 33
Views: 63284
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 04 2:09 am   Subject: Things to think about starting this month
Just mention - if you don't know bin any seeds that float they won't germinate.

....and my lettuce is still going strong, despite a few herd frosts !

Anneka
 
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