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

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Growing FAQs and other Information

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Grow Your Own

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General Gardening

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Growing in Greenhouses & Polytunnels

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Last post by New shoot
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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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If you want to share your stories and experiences about your poultry you can chat about it here with other like-minded people but be careful not to compromise your or other people's security !

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Pets without Feathers

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Smallhold Farming and Rural Living

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Livestock and Growing on a larger scale

Cows, Sheep, Pigs, Llamas, Alpacas and even Ostriches - larger livestock or poultry on a bigger scale. Beyond the allotment! From arable crops to pasture land.

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By request, a section for those who make their own beer and wine - the homebrewer. Drinkers welcome too!

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Chatting on the Plot

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Child Boards: Chatting on the Plot - Stickies, Events and Places to Visit
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Equipment Shed

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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Building and repairs, laying shed bases, building coldframes / greenhouses / poultry houses / runs etc. and for in depth intellectual debates about which nails to use or the best way to treat wood and suchlike.

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Frugal Living

Skip diving and making from pallets - whatever you feel helps. Waste not, want not!

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Swap Shop and Recycle - All "free to a good home"

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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