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| Members Introduction|
Your first stop to introduce yourself and for others to welcome you.
|By your hand
| Dig in Deep|
Growing your own vegetables, fruit and herbs under glass or out in the open.
| The Flowerpot|
This is the plot for non-edible stuff -flowers, trees, lawns etc.
| Crafts and Country Skills|
Crafts and skills at home and in the great outdoors.
Tell us about what you do or want to do.
| All Things Mechanical|
Keeping your cars and machinery going. Computers can be discussed as well.
|Your Best Friends
| In the Saddle|
General horse chat. The place to discuss horsey matters and share your achievements with others.
Tell us all about your working and pet dogs.
| Other pets|
Discuss other pets here.
| Gone but not Forgotten|
Remembering your lost animal friends. Share your memories of your dogs and horses.
Hunting with dogs, ferrets and hawks etc.
For the pot and competition, including archery
Fish - course, game and sea fishing. Techniques and tackle.
| The Feather Room|
All about chickens, ducks, geese and other poultry. Pass on your experiences or ask for advice.
| The OTG Poultry Gallery|
A gallery of OTG members poultry pictures.
| On the Smallholding|
The running, planning and everyday work of land and large livestock.
A good place for novices.
| The Beehive|
All things to do with bees and honey.
| Out in the Countryside|
Tell us what you have seen whilst out and about.
| Pest Control|
In the garden, home and field.
If you have a problem we'll try to solve it.
|Useful information and resources
| Picture Gallery|
A place for photographs and art work.
For questions, tips & answers about photography
| I've been to...|
Reports on interesting places that you have visited
| How to.....|
A quick reference to beginners guides or just ask 'how to'.
| What's On|
Enter important dates and events here and make plans for OTG meets.
| Members Websites, Skills Register and Useful Sites|
This feature is for active members of the Over the Gate forum.
|In the Kitchen
| Around the Kitchen Table|
Friendly cookery chat, a bit of everything, questions & answers.
| Food Heroes|
We want to hear about your local food heroes! What do they do? What do they produce?
Share your favourite recipes here or ask if you need one.
| The OTG Recipe Book|
Links to the recipes on Over the Gate. A quick way to find your favourite.
Formerly known as The Drinkers Club, now combined with all forms of homebrewing.
|Over the Gate
A venue for friendly chat
It describes itself
| How's Business?|
How is your business doing?
Discuss the ups & downs of being self-employed, making a living or earning that extra little bit of cash.
| Making Ends Meet|
Surviving the current economic situation.
Your tips on how to make ends meet. Have you made or adapted something rather than bought it? Tell us about it.
| Back in My Day.......|
Reminiscences over the gate......
| No Footprints|
Eating ethically and living in a sustainable and responsible manner
| The Reading and Writing Club|
Member's jottings and writing. Read a good book recently? Book reviews would go well here too.
| The Trading Post|
Buying and selling to fellow members
| Jokes, Quizzes and Games|
Enjoy the joke thread and join in with the quizzes and internet games here.
|Health and Fitness
| Health Matters|
A place for OTG members to discuss health matters.
| The Fitness Club|
This is a private Fitness Club open to members who have made 25 posts and have a genuine interest in getting fit and watching their weight. Entry to the club can be gained by PMing Kaz.