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by Scooby88
17 Nov 2012, 19:46
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkie with an eye problem...
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Silkie with an eye problem...

I've not posted for a while as all has been well. However I could do with some advice? My 2 year old silkie Brenda has been walking funny this past week, kind of unbalanced. I noticed his morning 1 eye was shut so I checked her out and found what looked like a grass seed lodged in the corner of her ...
by Scooby88
18 Oct 2012, 10:59
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Painting a wooden rocking chair..
Replies: 16
Views: 9758

Re: Painting a wooden rocking chair..

Thank you. Im really pleased with it. Its my present to baby. Thanks for the advice, the paint is great!

Feeling great thanks Manda, loving being pregnant! :) xxx
by Scooby88
15 Oct 2012, 10:43
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Painting a wooden rocking chair..
Replies: 16
Views: 9758

Re: Painting a wooden rocking chair..

I thought I would post some pics of the rocking chair now It has been finished. Thank you so much for the advice. Im really pleased with the finished product! Before http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j409/rachellouisa/DSCN0600_zps94a4d974.jpg During http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j409/rachell...
by Scooby88
09 Jul 2012, 15:46
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Painting a wooden rocking chair..
Replies: 16
Views: 9758

Re: Painting a wooden rocking chair..

thank you :) I have found a shop in Chester which sells it, and a friend at work will collect for me this week. Thanks again! )t'
by Scooby88
09 Jul 2012, 13:26
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Painting a wooden rocking chair..
Replies: 16
Views: 9758

Re: Painting a wooden rocking chair..

Thats great! Thank you so much! How much was the paint if you dont mind me asking? That is the exact look I am going for. I have looked on ebay but some are quite pricey. I picked the chair up for £30, and its very big and sturdy so a really good buy. Thanks again for the reply, very helful indeed :...
by Scooby88
09 Jul 2012, 12:49
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Painting a wooden rocking chair..
Replies: 16
Views: 9758

Painting a wooden rocking chair..

Hi i wondered if anyone could help. I recently bought a second hand wooden rocking chair in preperation for my 1st child's nursery. It is pine and I am looking to paint it white, kind of shabby chic style. The thing is I have no clue as to what paint I am supposed to use? Can anyone help? Thank you ...
by Scooby88
29 May 2012, 09:19
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Chicken ice lollies and pea bobbing
Replies: 13
Views: 291

Re: Chicken ice lollies and pea bobbing

Thank you :) Since we are having our garden done the girls are having to spend most of the day in the Walk-in-Run. There is lots of shade but I dont want them to get too bored. I had a problem with my sussex plucking feathers, but I havent noticed it for a while. Maybe it was just boredom. The pea b...
by Scooby88
28 May 2012, 15:48
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Chicken ice lollies and pea bobbing
Replies: 13
Views: 291

Chicken ice lollies and pea bobbing

I made some 'chicken ice lollies' for the girls to keep them cool in the heat. I mixed corn, peas and maggot casters with water and left over night. I put some string in and tied them to the run to keep them occupied. Also filled a tub with some water and put in some peas and maggots, kept them busy...
by Scooby88
25 May 2012, 14:36
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: Spot the odd one out?
Replies: 6
Views: 627

Re: Spot the odd one out?

They look yummy!

Quick question though, how do you know when carrots are 'ready' to pull out of the ground?
by Scooby88
25 May 2012, 11:14
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Bills 2012 garden diary
Replies: 174
Views: 37139

Re: Bills 2012 garden diary

Bill I love your diary! It is sooooo helpful. My runner beans look like yours so I am going to plant them out this weekend. I love your set up for your hens, they have loads of space! Keep up the good work, and enjoy the lovely weather )t'
by Scooby88
25 May 2012, 11:08
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Scooby's 2012 Diary
Replies: 22
Views: 4154

Re: Scooby's 2012 Diary

Hi, I haven't a clue! haha I got some seed packets that said 'mixed lettuce' and that was what grew. :)
by Scooby88
24 May 2012, 16:40
Forum: Other Gardening; Flowers, Care & Maintenance
Topic: Raised Bedding
Replies: 4
Views: 801

Re: Raised Bedding

Thank you :) It isnt quite finished. OH still has to put some concrete edging on and trim the plastic sheeting. I cant wait to get started on my veggie patch :)
by Scooby88
24 May 2012, 12:48
Forum: Other Gardening; Flowers, Care & Maintenance
Topic: Raised Bedding
Replies: 4
Views: 801

Raised Bedding

Having seen a post on DTL a while back, someone had had raised bedding built from timber frames, I decided I'd like somethign similar. My OH roped in his friend and this is what they came up with... http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j409/rachellouisa/raisedbedding.jpg I am planning to fill one sid...
by Scooby88
24 May 2012, 12:29
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Scooby's 2012 Diary
Replies: 22
Views: 4154

Re: Scooby's 2012 Diary

Update in pics http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j409/rachellouisa/DSCN0018.jpg Spuds in bags, only have 1 bag left as the chickens ate the rest. http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j409/rachellouisa/DSCN0017.jpg Lettuce, in hanging baskets away from the chickens http://i1084.photobucket.com/album...
by Scooby88
17 May 2012, 11:04
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Still shaking
Replies: 67
Views: 813

Re: Still shaking

How are the chickens today Julie??