What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

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I'll pick a few up to add to the stash - 90p is cheap(er) than chips!
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itsybitsy wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 8:10 pm I'll pick a few up to add to the stash - 90p is cheap(er) than chips!
Most of these mashed spud products are perfect for everyday diet. Hardly worth making your own mash. The more extras they have in, like milk or cheese flavouring, the slightly shorter the shelf life. And of course the nicer the taste and the higher the price.

Morrisons own brand is good at 55p. (sometimes 50p) two portion sachet.
For pure naked spud and VFM, Asda Smart price is (*) great value at 29p Currently delisted :( Maybe I bought them out. :)
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jansman wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 7:30 pm F%or hunting,more .22 air gun ammunition. An air gun is superb for putting a dinner on the table. I have shotguns,but the .22 is more stealthy.
It is a great tool and ammunition is cheap and unrestricted (except in Scotland of course!l.

I enjoy shooting so we've got all manner of firearms but a decent air rifle is a good pot filler. I am toying with some night vision on the PCP - adds another dimension
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This week...
To have a little play with hydroponics and compressed compost, I sowed some Kale, Lettuce and Cauli and moved some asparagus seedlings out of soil. They survive or they don't.

Found some self chitted spuds. They're set aside for planting tomorrow in a big trugg . Too late? Probably.
Speaking of too late... Wilkinsons have BIG bags of onion sets for 60p.White and red, Quite small onions a bit less than firm. Bought a couple of bags.

This brings my variety of potential foods to 22 varieties. Sowed some marigolds too. :)

My Swiss chard has some young leaves that look ready for harvest for a salad, this week. Yayyyy.

Acquired the wood and screws for the last of the raised beds. More damned compost to buy :|

Ate the last of last year's leeks. Nom Nom Nom
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Kick-starting getting more precious metals.
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Bought more basics for my stockpile.
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Bought a heap of silverskin onions in vinegar yesterday from lidl, cheaper than growing and pickling myself and a bit short of growing space so will use it for something else. Also got a heap of nappies, toiletries and wipes for 2 new babies due in a couple of months. I would normally give clothes as a present but as both already have children I thought they'd have more use for nappies etc and just in case they'd be harder to get then. No sacks of dog food again asked and was told they keep trying but they don't know why they don't get any. Got some in Tesco.
Planning to spend my energy in the garden and greenhouse today. Weeding, planting and sowing. Food production has to take priority these days. The housework can wait.
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Courgettes and beans are through and seem to be flourishing so I've launched a pre-emptive strike with a few slug pellets I found in the garage. Prepared a couple more trugs for planting. Pricing up some shelving units for the under stairs cupboard to use the space more effectively.
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order of two hurricane lanterns came today off evilbay,so thats two more forms of lighting added to the stash,should have the usb solar panel charger here tomorrow so will have a play around with that when its here and got abit of weeding done in the veg patch
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