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  Topic: Quick crops for isolation
chez

Replies: 51
Views: 15823
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 20 11:24 am   Subject: Quick crops for isolation
I may have done a Just Seeds order yesterday. Only essentials, obviously. But it was rather nice to feel justified in my purchasing
  Topic: Home made soap!
chez

Replies: 16
Views: 8318
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 20 2:15 pm   Subject: Home made soap!
Thanks Chez.

So once made, do you have to leave it to cure for a certain amount of time? Is it like a chutney that get's better with age?

Sally says that hot-processing means you can use it s ...
  Topic: Quick crops for isolation
chez

Replies: 51
Views: 15823
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 20 12:04 pm   Subject: Quick crops for isolation
I'm planting some micro-greens for the windowsills this afternoon. Anyone else?
  Topic: Home made soap!
chez

Replies: 16
Views: 8318
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 20 10:05 am   Subject: Home made soap!
The reaction thing... the caustic and the lard react and make the soapy goodness. But if you use it too early it stings.

I have some in the airing cupboard that's been curing since autumn.
  Topic: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
chez

Replies: 6
Views: 13492
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 19 2:17 pm   Subject: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
Thank you dpack, as ever, you are lovely
  Topic: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
chez

Replies: 6
Views: 13492
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 19 3:16 pm   Subject: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
Hello! I haven't been by for ages - life etc etc, but the fragrant and helpful Nick said I should pop in and ask whether anyone has got any big feathers I could use to make quills out of. And because ...
  Topic: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
chez

Replies: 9
Views: 20110
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 18 12:37 pm   Subject: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
Thank, Buzzy!


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  Topic: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
chez

Replies: 9
Views: 20110
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 18 12:26 pm   Subject: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
Thank you. It needs pictures really, if I am going to turn it into a Proper Book. But I think it's worth the cash, obviously
  Topic: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
chez

Replies: 9
Views: 20110
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 18 7:29 am   Subject: Chaps, I wrote a book on keeping chickens...
I finally got round to it. I organised my course-notes into an eBook that is now available at ALL MAJOR EREADER STORES . I would massively appreciate shares if anyone felt up to it : ...
  Topic: Watercress
chez

Replies: 24
Views: 59049
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 18 8:40 am   Subject: Watercress
I've got a rainwater-off-the-roof runnel I was going to try to grow it along. I've got seeds I was going to chuck down.
  Topic: Scaly leg on a Bantam chicken
chez

Replies: 6
Views: 13604
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 18 9:07 am   Subject: Scaly leg on a Bantam chicken
I'm not sure. The vaseline - or anything like that that you smear on, suffocates the mites. Active ingredients help a bit I think, but I do think, from observation, that they sting the bird, because t ...
  Topic: Scaly leg on a Bantam chicken
chez

Replies: 6
Views: 13604
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 18 1:26 pm   Subject: Scaly leg on a Bantam chicken
Vaseline all over the legs from toe to feathers once a week for three or four weeks.

You can dip the leg in surgical spirit as well, but I think it stings. The vaseline works just as well.
  Topic: Replacement Velux Window Blinds Recommendation.
chez

Replies: 3
Views: 35064
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 18 4:47 pm   Subject: Re: Replacement Velux Window Blinds Recommendation.
Absolute doddle to install.

With two tallish people.
  Topic: Turnips - rescue me with a recipe or two...
chez

Replies: 10
Views: 26730
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 18 5:53 pm   Subject: Turnips - rescue me with a recipe or two...
It's a pleasure
  Topic: Turnips - rescue me with a recipe or two...
chez

Replies: 10
Views: 26730
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 18 12:37 pm   Subject: Turnips - rescue me with a recipe or two...


Arvo actually made this and it was nice. A cow would be better though.
 
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