Hello and welcome to The Compost Bin. I'm Compostwoman and I live with my family in rural Herefordshire. We have a polytunnel, garden, veg plot and small woodland, all managed organically, where we grow our own food, run courses in all sorts of things and share our lives with Chickens, Cats, Guinea Pigs and assorted wildlife. Oh and we make a lot of compost! We try to live a more self suffient, self reliant lifestyle here, as best we can.

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Friday, 22 August 2008

Good things

Good things for yesterday and today!


1 Yesterday we went and got 2 new hens Rhode Rocks, very pretty and sweet

2 Thank you Compostman for going along with my desire for more hens!




3 We moved some more logs into the wood to finish off the Log circle around the fire pit in the wood.




4 IT STOPPED RAINING yesterday and we had a SUNSET!












5 IT WAS SUNNY TODAY!
6 I managed ( finally! after 3 weeks! ) to mow the lawns!

(Compostwoman does a tired but merry jig around the computer)

7 Kittens have learnt to use the outer cat flap today and have been running in and out, playing all day...but they STILL come to see us for cuddles regularly which is good.

8 I got a load of cardboard sheets and a kettle from Freecycle. The kettle is a bit grungy but will clean up and is for use on the open fire when we are in the wood

4 comments:

  1. Ahhh more chooks. We're down to 2 but still thinking of getting a couple of bovan nera or bluebell hybrids followed by a couple of ex-batts. Just developed an irrational fear of vet bills though, so am stalling!

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  2. We've got 2 more too - old ones from friends who are away alot over the next few weeks and thought it was easier to give us their hens than for us to go over every day to feed them. So from zero hens in May we are now up to 20 mixed hens and cockerels (+ 5 turkeys). This poultry keeping lark is addictive!

    Rosie x

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  3. Hi there, any idea how I can dry my chillies, other than a dehydrator? They are still green...

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  4. Hello all!

    SoL...I don't know how you would dry chiilis other than stringing them and letting them dry in the sun..( what's that I hear you cry!!)


    L@SS Hmmn the new hens are being mercilestly pecked by the top two bad girls Attila and Genghis Hen

    Rosie...I am really hoping the Silver Dorking chicks hatch!!!

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