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by pennybaggins
Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Hens not laying very well
Replies: 4
Views: 2373

Re: Hens not laying very well

We kept hens and had the same problem. It is not down to feeding or weather. Ours were contrary little so and so`s - all free-range, who all produced one egg a day, but would not lay where they were supposed to, but scuttled off and hid ,to lay, in thistle clumps, behind grass tussocks etc.. ,so tha...
by pennybaggins
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Blackfly on the runner beans
Replies: 19
Views: 20229

Re: Blackfly on the runner beans

Hello! I am new to KG. I live in SW Scotland now and have been an organic gardener for a good while. I have had no blackfly this year and have never seen it on runners - so I guess that they are not the host of choice. Lawrence Hills recommended boiling 3lb of rhubarb leaves and adding soapflakes to...

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