Farming Friends

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Coccidiosis & Apple Cider Vinegar

| December 19, 2010

I am sometimes asked about coccidiosis in hens and whether apple cider vinegar can help with this. Does anyone know if giving acv helps against coccidiosis, or if there is anything that you can give them, one of my hens has milky runny droppings but is generally healthy, is she ok? Sarah I thought I [...]

Nasturtiums Flowering In Vegetable Garden

| July 6, 2009

I recently planted some nasturtium seeds purchased for a mere 19p, a bargain. I was delighted when the seeds germinated and produced lovely plants with beautiful flowers. The nasturtiums are now flowering and they provide a splash of colour in the veg garden. Nasturtium leaves and flowers can be eaten. They can be added to [...]

Growing Cress

| May 12, 2007

I am having a go at growing cress because would you believe it, I’ve never grown it before and my husband and I have started to buy quite a bit of it to put on our salads. I am following the cress growing advice from Top Veg, which as always is clear and easy to [...]