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Mon 25-Aug-14
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Hi all I'm in Devon and have about threequaters of an acre but its mine to play with so always looking for tips and advice etc. 

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Welcome! 3 Acre, you are so  lucky, if only I was young again, and had that Land, I would be made up. Will be interesting to hear what Plans you have for it. Do you intend to keep Livestock, and put in Fruit Trees? I am almost as excited as you are. Tina wave

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wave Hi and welcome to the Forum.  Looking forward to hearing more about you and your land.  smile

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Welcome to the forum

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Wed 27-Aug-14
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Welcome 3acre - do you have a name ... ? smile It sounds a bit unfriendly to call you 3acre!embarassed

Sounds like you're going to have your work cut out with that amount of land.

Ask any questions - there's bound to be someone who can help.

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Wed 27-Aug-14
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Hi I've been away from this forum for quite while as Tim but bave browsed as a guest. So I thought I should just say hello before starting threads or commenting on others. Also I've got one of them new fangled smart phones which means I can CSH on the go. Now I'll get nothing done.

Cheers

Well, that didn't go quite as expected

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Welcome back Tim - have you a picture so we can see you? smile

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You must have been away a long time - I don't remember you! tongue 

I'll try that again!

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Don't think I have had the pleasure of meeting you, but, welcome back! Tina wave

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Hi Brightspark I'm afraid no picture just now as I can't work dropfish or snapbox and the like.

TA we conversed on several subjects, not least of all elderberry syrup.

I think Ambersparkle I dropped off the radar before you joined or around the same time.

Been caught up with building my own house for the wife and tater tots, gave up the allotment and started growing veg at home. We're now more in the country so I'm able to spend more time foraging. We've got very carried away with home brewing and have a lot of different wines on the go.

How have you guys been anyway?

Well, that didn't go quite as expected

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Tim I was teasing you!  It's good to have you back.  As for using picturess I think this site will only let you use Photobucket for uploading.

Well done for building your own house, do update us with the wines you are brewing and the food that you forage and grow.

I'll try that again!

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welcome back

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Thank you all, it's good to be back.

Photobucket that's the one, can't work that either.

The house stinks of elderberries at the moment and there's quite a chorus of blip, blop, bloimp in the boiler room. We decided to build in room big enough for the boiler, hot water tank and electric box so that it could have shelves and provide a specific place for fermentation. It was the first room completed surprisingly!

There's elderflower, sloe, elderberry, meadowsweet, courgette, rhubarb and dandelion. The rhubarb is crystal clear and if last year is anything to go by, will be a lovely slightly dry sparkling wine ready to drink at Christmas. Should I move this topic to a different forum or is it ok to rattle on here?

The garden has courgettes going wild, a whole pile of parsnips, carrots doing well, the biggest beets I've ever grown, spuds and loads more including, strictly for brewing you understand, marrow. I've convinced Mrs Tim that boiling a marrow and trying to pass it off as food just doesn't work. Turn it into rum.

Well, that didn't go quite as expected

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Welcome back Tim, sorry I'm a bit late with the welcome!

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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You're fine leaving it here.  

Do you simply not know how to upload from Photobucket?  There is a tutorial on the forum - use the search facility.  It really is quite easy.

Those wines sound interesting, especially the Meadowsweet one, I love the smell of that when in flower.

Just remembered - to get a picture in your profile, you have to get the picture uploaded to Gravatar and then link from there, whilst in your profile section. Good luck!

I'll try that again!

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