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  Topic: Redmite
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 18
Views: 1971
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 17 4:31 pm   Subject: Redmite
Eprinex or ivermectin pour on - you only need 3 drops for s standars hybrid and 4 for Orps or cockerels. Dont eat the eggs for at least a week.
Treat them again in 3 weeks.

For the house we used ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 17 12:13 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
so BG has decided to bump leccy prices up by 12.5%. Thats gonna make people start thinking about renewables surely?
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 17 10:17 am   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Im actually finding the writing an excellent thing! Ive done stuff before for my thesis and for articles and reports, but the size is massive. Im shitting myself in case the computer crashes (a regu ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 17 2:51 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
I have a headache and a muscle ache in my right shoulder, so Im stopping for the day....
45,800 words.

Enough.
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 17 9:20 am   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
The book thing came from me having a hard time after mum died (last Feb). I was told it would take a year and more to get over it, which it has. Ive only recently been able to go through her jewelle ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 6:25 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
The whole self sufficiency thing has been a large part of our lives.
We have always been thrifty, but wanted to live a simpler life, which isnt always easy when you have a mortgage, 2 kids and need t ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 4:01 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
...and for people who want/need to use power tools or whatever, they will have to rely on generators, petrol tools (eg chainsaws) or pony power.
Depressing.
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 3:59 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
So, all theoretical. Im doing a book and HAVE to include some stuff on self sufficiency.
Some of the stuff Im quite happy with. Some, Im very unfamiliar with.

So, rainwater harvesting, sand filt ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 3:29 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
So a kW and a kWp are basically the same for comparison purposes (assuming its sunny and working at peak efficiency?)

This is really complicated.
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 3:21 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
DPack - can I just confirm I understand the first bit of explanation you did in this thread -

Unfortunately most appliances and power tools rely on mains voltage 240V AC (alternating current). S ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 3:04 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
help me with this guys!

So - you have the sun.
Running the equivalent of a 9kW electric shower.......from solar panels...

I found this bit of info on the web, but I dont really understand it... ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 44
Views: 4035
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 6:59 am   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Thanks all - good stuff. Any linky's that I can point people to is great.
  Topic: the slimey hoard part ... many
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 19
Views: 2742
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 17 7:23 pm   Subject: the slimey hoard part ... many


Pet headlice!

Love to see teachers face at show and tell for that!
  Topic: Knitting needles for sale
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 1
Views: 993
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon May 29, 17 3:29 pm   Subject: Knitting needles for sale
Crickey - taken quickly!
  Topic: Knitting needles for sale
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 1
Views: 993
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon May 29, 17 12:49 pm   Subject: Knitting needles for sale
Im going through my mothers VAST collection of knitting needles, and have some for sale.
There are straights, round needles and some straights with no ends.

Im no expert - I can size them.

If y ...
 
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