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by cooltrikerchick
Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Do you think pigs will do the trick?
Replies: 8
Views: 3084

Do you think pigs will do the trick?

We bought an old property with just over 2 acres at auction ( mega loads of work to do, but no money lol) we did intend having pigs, but on a rough bit of ground which would be ideal for pigs to clean up for us. we had the keys on thursday, We know there is Jap knotweed in the area, and on the bound...
by cooltrikerchick
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: private allotment rents/prices
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

Re: private allotment rents/prices

basically how long is a piece of string...lol... thanks... we have put an offer in on land, and it would be too much for us to manage at this moment in time, so didnt know whether to sell/auction off some of it, or rent it out either for horses or allotments for the time being....but got to get over...
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: private allotment rents/prices
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

private allotment rents/prices

I was just wondering if someone had land and wanted to rent out allotment spaces, how much could they charge per month/year?
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: prob a silly question about polytunnels
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

prob a silly question about polytunnels

was just wondering for future ref ( ok if we ever manage to buy some land...lol...)

could you put up a poytunnel on ground which is hard gravel standing...? and put raised beds inside

or could you only put a large greenhouse on it?
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: First steps in buying some land
Replies: 9
Views: 2028

Re: First steps in buying some land

you could see if anything comes up on

www.rightmove.co.uk or if not you could try your local feed merchant to see if they have a sales notice board... they also know what the local gossip is when it comes to land for sale etc
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: rant sorry :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 1193

Re: rant sorry :-(

you must be at the end of your tether.....i know sometimes family can be the meanest people around. the only thing i can think of is there a local creche sp? or mother and toddler group you can go ? even if you got to stay with littleman, at least the pressue is off you when he is playing with other...
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Are you going to a festival this year?
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Are you going to a festival this year?

We have cut right back on the bike rallies and festivals, to try and save money, but we never miss the Bulldog Bash, in stratfor-upon-avon.... as this is one of the best ones we have ever gone to.. we used to go on the bike with all our camping stuff for the 4 days, but last year we decided to take ...
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Do you wash your ducks?
Replies: 2
Views: 873

Re: Do you wash your ducks?

thank you theabsinthfairy....i dont know why, but my other ducks seem to keep clean, but the barbur's any little bit of dust or mud.. they seem to attract it....

Its going to break my heart them going, as they are right cheeky things. but i got to be realistic, and toughen myself up...
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Do you wash your ducks?
Replies: 2
Views: 873

Do you wash your ducks?

ok it might be a silly question, the thing is up until now i have left my head rule my heart at the farm auctions, so we have ended up with quite a few ducks that are either crosses, or we havent got a drake for. Because of the amount of food we are going through we have got to get realistic, and on...
by cooltrikerchick
Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: just to say hello i am from swansea
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: just to say hello i am from swansea

ooo thanks for the welcome :hugish: ye Andy it is a start...lol... but hopefully over the next few years i can add loads to it... just a couple of questions, first of all can i add a link to my blog in my sig? dont want to go breaking any rules plus what can i plant NOW!!!!!! been out in the old gar...
by cooltrikerchick
Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: just to say hello i am from swansea
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

just to say hello i am from swansea

hi, just popped in to say hi.. :thumbright: i am a frustrated self sufficiency-ish wonnabe, who has been thinking and playing at it for a few years...lol.. so now i need to get my act together and try and turn my back garden into my little smallholding..lol...( i only have a little garden) but i do ...