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by Naomi
Mon Nov 28, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: A bit of a do!
Replies: 0
Views: 1361

A bit of a do!

Hi again,
Just letting you know that LSSSC is having an Xmas social . If you can make it along, please bring some food and drink for the communal table. More info is on the club website!
Thank you.
Naomi x[/url]
by Naomi
Sat Sep 03, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: canning
Replies: 9
Views: 5525

I bought an electric food drier from a boot fair for £2 and it dries fruit and veg really well. I dip my fruit slices in lemon juice to stop them going brown before drying them and vegetables get dipped in salt water or lemon juice. They are stored in airtight jars once dry and my children often ...
by Naomi
Sat Jul 30, 2005 11:17 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Phase two of the carrier bag campagin.
Replies: 22
Views: 24008

Found this on another site. A smallholder is producing beautifully made patchwork recycled cloth shopping bag,s so you can support a small producer and reduce waste! I think they are great! Cloth shopping bags The 'green' alternative to dozens of plastic carrier bags! These bags are made from furnis...
by Naomi
Sat Jul 09, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

Yes imp, I do have Indian Runners . They are great egg layers. Lovely greeny blue colour and very big. The eggs are great for baking cakes etc . Mine are certainly not show quality, as very good runners should be completely upright. I am guessing mine are not 100% pure, but have some campbell in the...
by Naomi
Tue Jul 05, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Self Sufficiency Club!
Replies: 5
Views: 3082

Thanks Nev. Yep ,it is really going well. With lots of interest from people all over the county. From those just keeping a couple of hens to others with housecows, pigs, turkeys polytunnels and more! I have had the chance to meet some really lovely people and that alone makes all the hard work organ...
by Naomi
Tue Jul 05, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Self Sufficiency Club!
Replies: 5
Views: 3082

Well what can I say? Peter and his lovely wife Helen hosted a truly fantastic meeting for LSSSC . We had a lovely tour of their beautiful smallholding and saw the orchard with its wonderful medlar trees ,also plans are afoot for a new lake /pond . They have converted an outbuilding into their own ho...
by Naomi
Fri Jul 01, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Self Sufficiency Club!
Replies: 5
Views: 3082

Self Sufficiency Club!

Next meeting is on Monday 4th July 7pm Venue is a Smallholding in Wrangle. To include tour of old orchard and home butchery and smokery, piglets, chickens, home brew,southdown sheep, flat pack tractor construction, lovage or nettle soup and more! email lsssc@T***o.net Visit the website for more det...
by Naomi
Wed Jun 29, 2005 9:28 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

Well to keep it going here's a few more photos of my lot. Broody buff sussex http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v288/Naomi37/home011.jpg My old mare Daramis http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v288/Naomi37/dara003.jpg A couple of my ducks http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v288/Naomi37/wyandottesetc004....
by Naomi
Tue Jun 28, 2005 7:17 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

Great pictures!
I love Joans expression!
Indignant springs to mind! :mrgreen:
by Naomi
Mon Jun 27, 2005 12:03 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

Yes being a mum isn't all easy. One of the hardest bits is letting go. But the simple fact that they want to come back, is what proves we have done something right! I miss my eldest when he is away. But I love seeing him happy and if that means he has to do his own thing so be it! I have really enjo...
by Naomi
Sun Jun 26, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

4 more years and you may be free? Mind you I hate the thought of leaving my kids at uni and moving away. I am an old broody hen myself too!
They are always our babies ,aren't they? No matter how old they are.
by Naomi
Sun Jun 26, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

I did it (relocated) with my kids. Now 18, 13 and 3. Are yours doing GCSE's etc or are you just worried about moving schools or them losing touch with friends? It can still be done, but you have to really want to do it. I have never looked back. I don't regret a thing. In fact I wish I had done it e...
by Naomi
Sun Jun 26, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Photos of livestock
Replies: 46
Views: 20510

Hi again Imp, Oh you will find me on all the smallholding/self-sufficiency websites. I love em all! If I ever won the lottery I would be able to afford a smallholding in Kent. We lived in Beckenham for a while so I know the area. Why don't you move to Lincs? You get more for your money here and it i...
by Naomi
Thu Jun 09, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: MURRAY RIDE-ON MOWER FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 1894

MURRAY RIDE-ON MOWER FOR SALE

For sale on behalf of a friend of mine. A red Murray ride on mower with two grass boxes and spare set of blades . £650 ovno PM me or email me naomi@nlever.fsnet.co.uk for my friends phone number The mower is in Lincolnshire and can be delivered locally. Forgot to add it is 12 HP and has 5 forward...
by Naomi
Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Home smokery , home brew , home baking and more!
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

Home smokery , home brew , home baking and more!

Subjects for the next meeting of the Lincolnshire Smallholding and Self Sufficiency Club! 4TH JULY 7PM Hosted by a member of the club at their own smallholding in Wrangle, Lincolnshire. . 2x beers from the hosts tame micro brewery! Other home brew - beware the Greenage! Flat pack tractor - how to (o...