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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

All about growing your own vegetables, fruit and herbs whether in your garden or allotment plot.

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Child Boards: The Show Bench, Potato & Tomato Popularity Polls
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General Gardening

About growing those things you can't eat! Like lawns and flowers - although they do make life better

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Last post by Yorkie
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Growing in Greenhouses & Polytunnels

Size doesn't matter.

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Poultry and Pets

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Poultry FAQs and other Information

Articles and Information Stickies about keeping Poultry

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Last post by TonyC
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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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Chicken Chat

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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Last post by sunshineband
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Pets without Feathers

Or animals in small numbers but including bees

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Last post by John
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Poultry Swap Shop

Poultry and Fertile Eggs (and occasionally other livestock) - Swaps and "Free to a Good Home" only ! Please read the Sticky at the top.

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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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Property, Buildings, Equipment and Alternative Energy

From farm buildings to green construction + insulation, tractors to trailers, muck spreaders to forage harvesters. All you need for a few acres or more. Buy, hire + how to use. Wind turbines, solar panels, even hydro-power. Don't forget the wood burner!

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Cooking, Storing and Preserving

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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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Kitchen Natter

Chit Chat about anything to do with Kitchens.

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Chatting on the Plot

A light hearted natter to your plot neighbours

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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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Last post by Headgardener22
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Design and Construction

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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Last post by GrannieAnnie
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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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