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  Topic: Preserving fruit
Behemoth

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 17 10:46 am   Subject: Preserving fruit
I've still got another bottle of black currant and two or three of white currants to do. Spirits are usually vodka or French 'alcohol pour fruits'. Gooseberry gin is new this year. I usually leave the ...
  Topic: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
Behemoth

Replies: 23
Views: 2039
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 23, 17 11:54 am   Subject: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
Greenhouse

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  Topic: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
Behemoth

Replies: 23
Views: 2039
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 23, 17 11:52 am   Subject: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
It's been dry. Broad beans a spuds going OK. Slugs seem to have got early beetroot seedlings. Green house is mad with growth that needs hardening off for planting out next weekend.
  Topic: Variation on a rat problem
Behemoth

Replies: 26
Views: 15575
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 17 9:38 pm   Subject: Variation on a rat problem
ITs to do with poison in the environment apparently.
  Topic: Variation on a rat problem
Behemoth

Replies: 26
Views: 15575
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 17 10:32 am   Subject: Variation on a rat problem
If my understanding is right you'll not be able to buy poisoned bait from April. Only 'competent' persons will be able to. TO be competent you have to pass a course. Mostly this is aimed at farmers ...
  Topic: Just had a visit.
Behemoth

Replies: 8
Views: 3367
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 17 2:31 pm   Subject: Just had a visit.
I Understand they employ legions of bureaucrats to go through the motions of not applying them.
  Topic: Help with energy use/provision please
Behemoth

Replies: 32
Views: 12088
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 17 8:36 pm   Subject: Help with energy use/provision please
Otley has a nice river, a weir and a mill race. Handy for something I'd imagine.
  Topic: Help with energy use/provision please
Behemoth

Replies: 32
Views: 12088
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 17 12:23 pm   Subject: Help with energy use/provision please
Possibly of use.

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  Topic: Help with energy use/provision please
Behemoth

Replies: 32
Views: 12088
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 17 9:29 am   Subject: Help with energy use/provision please
As the others have said you don't want averages you need consumption profiles, daily and seasonal. From there you can work out your generation capacity, imports, carrots and sticks. For instance the e ...
  Topic: Deep Fryers...
Behemoth

Replies: 5
Views: 3544
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 17 5:12 pm   Subject: Deep Fryers...
Funny looking fish.
  Topic: Meat curing
Behemoth

Replies: 8
Views: 18352
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 16 11:47 am   Subject: Meat curing
I've just got a couple on the go. A standard brine (Fergus Henderson) with a hint of Christmas spices for brisket corned beef and tongue. And a sugar/salt/spice dry cure rub for a bit of a salmon cu ...
  Topic: Fireplace Hearth
Behemoth

Replies: 10
Views: 9197
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 16 10:38 am   Subject: Fireplace Hearth
I'd go for the former. You'd be able to trim the smaller tile if necessary without it looking slightly odd. By the time you get grout, trim, bugger it's not straight back there, sorted you'd be shav ...
  Topic: wasps MWEEEP
Behemoth

Replies: 58
Views: 19928
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 16 3:06 pm   Subject: wasps MWEEEP
I visited the Shenandoah Valley at Easter. Although we didn't see a bear we found enough evidence of them in the woods to confirm the old adage.
  Topic: wasps MWEEEP
Behemoth

Replies: 58
Views: 19928
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 16 10:02 am   Subject: wasps MWEEEP
I found an old one in the roof when renovating. About the size of a beach ball, so relatively big then. After we finished they set up iMessage again and At night I could here them munching. Ptobably t ...
  Topic: wasps MWEEEP
Behemoth

Replies: 58
Views: 19928
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 16 8:47 am   Subject: wasps MWEEEP
I found an old one in the roof when renovating. About the size of a beach ball, so relatively big then. After we finished they set up iMessage again and At night I could here them munching. Ptobably t ...
 
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