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Photograph and recipe competitions. Why not join in and have a go?

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The Hen House

Keeping chickens or laying hens is the next step from growing your own vegetables. Maybe you have ducks, geese, quail or your own Christmas turkey. This is the forum for help and advice and passing on your tips and knowledge rather than chatting.

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Rotovators and hoes, seed trays and compost, spades and forks, greenhouses and sheds; we all need equipment to grow. What's useful and what's just a waste that looked good in the shop?

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Swap your seeds or plants here. Recycling offers too. Sorry, strictly nothing for sale ! Please read the sticky at the top.

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