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  Topic: Transylvanian Naked Necks
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 12
Views: 492
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 17 6:55 pm   Subject: Transylvanian Naked Necks
re meat breeds the norfolk black has my recommendation for taste, texture and size but i have no idea about timings, food to meat conversion or personality.

If you want a taste test, sainsburys are ...
  Topic: trump pulls out of paris
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 7
Views: 305
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 17 8:09 am   Subject: trump pulls out of paris
Interestingly​, several US states have declared that they will commit to all the stuff in the Paris agreement, with or without Federal support.
Politics is so bizarre.
  Topic: rigs to reefs ?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 17
Views: 677
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 30, 17 6:44 pm   Subject: rigs to reefs ?
leaving the upper bits under water would create its own exclusion zone and perhaps add to the sea bed reef

i spose using a "wreck here , avoid" warning buoy would be a compromise towards ...
  Topic: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 23
Views: 1012
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 24, 17 9:29 pm   Subject: So how are you all doing with the veg planting.
My seedlings of various things are in some sort of suspended growth / death pattern. Odd.
Perennial things are doing pretty well though. Peas are good, runner beans just getting going.
  Topic: Puppies.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 65
Views: 4136
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue May 16, 17 4:56 pm   Subject: Puppies.
Llamas see off foxes, allegedly...
  Topic: Puppies.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 65
Views: 4136
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon May 15, 17 9:27 pm   Subject: Puppies.
We are in the market for both just now. Well, the sheep fur sure. The dog I'm less sure about, because of the neediness, the mud, the shedding and the holidays.

I was hoping for lamb, but I'm not ...
  Topic: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 751
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon May 15, 17 5:11 pm   Subject: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
*looks outside*
Cool and damp currently not a problem
Will keep plotting, thanks
  Topic: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 751
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun May 14, 17 9:21 pm   Subject: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
I could always resort to a spurtle I suppose

I will post pics if/when we have a crack at it.

How long is it considered "green" after felling?
  Topic: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 751
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun May 14, 17 6:07 pm   Subject: 3-5" diameter holly and ash
I did some gardening, and have two more lumps of tree. Is there anything that could potentially be carved or whittled by someone with zero experience and meagre tools?
I'd like to try a flat spatula ...
  Topic: Herbal vaporisers.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 12
Views: 634
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat May 13, 17 9:06 pm   Subject: Herbal vaporisers.
I suspected as much. Bit like an old "cure" for drowning (it was on QI so must be true)
  Topic: Herbal vaporisers.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 12
Views: 634
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat May 13, 17 7:22 pm   Subject: Herbal vaporisers.
delivered as a smoke from a big squirter

Delivered to where, exactly?

:O
  Topic: New bird flu - lancs
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 1
Views: 605
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri May 05, 17 8:46 am   Subject: New bird flu - lancs

https://www.fginsight.com/news/30-chickens-in-lancashire-backyard-flock-wiped-out-by-bird-flu-20733
  Topic: Curious take on Climate Change
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 4
Views: 793
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu May 04, 17 5:17 pm   Subject: Curious take on Climate Change
For the world? Nope, no problem. For Homo sapiens? Yeah..big trouble.
Maybe he was thinking of the big big picture...
  Topic: World Naked Gardening day. Sat May 6th
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 16
Views: 1805
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 03, 17 8:48 pm   Subject: World Naked Gardening day. Sat May 6th
The carnival parade goes past my garden that afternoon. I don't want to add to the horror.
_________________
It's all about the gherkins.

Great combo of post and sig

  Topic: Incubator reared growers
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 4
Views: 724
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed May 03, 17 5:44 pm   Subject: Incubator reared growers
..."not-poulet de bresse"

Oh dear - daddy issues??

 
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