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Growing FAQs and other Information

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The Hen House

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

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