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  Topic: Horse poo antibiotics and painkillers
jettejette

Replies: 3
Views: 12005
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 17 11:11 am   Subject: Horse poo antibiotics and painkillers
Thanks Slim!
We can leave it as long as it needs because as you may imagine, we have quantities of the stuff. And it does heat up. We have a metal rod in the heap and it gets very hot at times.
  Topic: Horse poo antibiotics and painkillers
jettejette

Replies: 3
Views: 12005
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 17 8:11 am   Subject: Horse poo antibiotics and painkillers
So, our poor percheron, Jacob has had an infection in his foot and has been on antibiotics and painkillers. Does anyone know if it is still OK to use his poo in the manure heap whichnis destined, in t ...
  Topic: Puffball
jettejette

Replies: 9
Views: 8672
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 16 7:45 am   Subject: Puffball
Have found a puffball growing along my drive. Should I leave this one in the hope that it will lead to a host of others?
  Topic: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
jettejette

Replies: 211
Views: 97048
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 16 7:39 am   Subject: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
Found out my daughter decided to skip Nice and go straight on to Spain. A few fraught hours but now very relieved!
  Topic: Green egg yolks
jettejette

Replies: 10
Views: 9188
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 16 9:03 am   Subject: Green egg yolks
The same thing happened with our duck eggs. We weren't brave enough to try them. I assumed the colour came from the small swimming pool they liked to drink from which often had algae. Perhaps this was ...
  Topic: and today we saw....
jettejette

Replies: 3
Views: 10866
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 31, 16 7:51 am   Subject: and today we saw....
A wren, nesting in the ivy I think, and 6 deer crossing the road in front of the car.
  Topic: And we're off!!
jettejette

Replies: 4
Views: 20090
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue May 31, 16 7:47 am   Subject: And we're off!!
Whoop whoop!
Good luck, be happy 😊
  Topic: Quince tree advice needed please!
jettejette

Replies: 15
Views: 14773
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 17, 16 6:56 pm   Subject: Quince tree advice needed please!
I have one apple shaped one that produces loads of blossom and fruits well, but is a totally wacky shape with long, thin, whippy branches.



I too have an apple shaped one and its shape is eccen ...
  Topic: Quince tree advice needed please!
jettejette

Replies: 15
Views: 14773
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun May 15, 16 3:45 am   Subject: Quince tree advice needed please!
Happy to send cuttings or seeds if you want tho.

Thanks Nick! I'll see what happens this year (always optimistic), but I may well take you up on that!
  Topic: Quince tree advice needed please!
jettejette

Replies: 15
Views: 14773
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat May 14, 16 12:13 pm   Subject: Quince tree advice needed please!
It does have a fairly open shape but could be opened up a bit more. I suppose I will have to wait until winter to prune it. Drat! I was hoping for fruit this year.😐
  Topic: Quince tree advice needed please!
jettejette

Replies: 15
Views: 14773
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat May 14, 16 5:12 am   Subject: Quince tree advice needed please!
I have a quince tree that is about five or six years old.
Every Spring it has bright green leaves, lots of blossom and generally looks in the peak of health. Yet invariably as the season goes on it ...
  Topic: USe for Dog Hair (other than choking the vacumn cleaner)?
jettejette

Replies: 8
Views: 13882
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 16 8:33 pm   Subject: USe for Dog Hair (other than choking the vacumn cleaner)?
My Australian friend made a pair of mittens from her dogs hair!
  Topic: Frog Spawn
jettejette

Replies: 24
Views: 23934
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 16 2:31 pm   Subject: Frog Spawn
I miss ponds. I don't suppose we'll get one dug in time for frogspawn.

Round our way you don't really need a pond . We find frog spawn in tractor ruts! 🐸
  Topic: Root and Stem
jettejette

Replies: 46
Views: 34732
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 16 8:24 am   Subject: Root and Stem
I put the bits and pieces from mulling wine on the fire afterwarrds to continue that lovely Christmassy smell!
  Topic: Root and Stem
jettejette

Replies: 46
Views: 34732
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 16 10:17 am   Subject: Root and Stem
The French, so I am led to believe, refer to Kiwi Fruit and souris vegetale - vegetable mice. Does eating the skins cause you to cough up pellets, as it does to birds of prey?

Henry
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