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  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Woo

Replies: 14
Views: 62
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 17 8:35 am   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
There is a new way here in, (Gulp), France.( i believe eu ish.....) if you generate your own power you can sell it to the grid if desired for the same cost as your current tarif. they provide you with ...
  Topic: the slimey hoard part ... many
Woo

Replies: 15
Views: 137
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 17 7:11 am   Subject: the slimey hoard part ... many
I like a beer trap,
I am always amazed at how I,as a nature loving person, can be turned into a murderous dictator when my veg garden is invaded. i suppose the only concession I make is they die hap ...
  Topic: to blanche or not to blanche
Woo

Replies: 4
Views: 98
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 17 8:30 am   Subject: to blanche or not to blanche
? sp. broad beans. do you or dont you before submitting to the frozen depths?
  Topic: Chick hatching questions
Woo

Replies: 8
Views: 1823
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 17 7:52 pm   Subject: Chick hatching questions
I must have been really lucky then... there are 6 cats in our small group of houses plus strays.
then again my hens have seen off a fox in the daylight so maybe they are just super aggressive...
go ...
  Topic: Chick hatching questions
Woo

Replies: 8
Views: 1823
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 17 8:21 am   Subject: Chick hatching questions
my cats certainly took an interest in the noises made by the chicks. however they were too frightened of the hens to get too close. sorry I cant be specific about silkies but from what I have read abo ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Woo

Replies: 511
Views: 120170
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 17 7:12 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I like the water droplets...the fungi is nice too.
we have had a few nice days. I saw some butterflies on the blossom but what always amazes me most is the tiniest bird high on a branch making such ...
  Topic: hello, rhubarb question...
Woo

Replies: 8
Views: 3027
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 17 7:03 am   Subject: hello, rhubarb question...
I would go careful if it has already started growing, but it will probably be all right. Best time to split and move rhubarb is during the winter.

Thank you MR, I had hesitated before I pitched in. ...
  Topic: hello, rhubarb question...
Woo

Replies: 8
Views: 3027
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 17 6:02 am   Subject: hello, rhubarb question...
Thank you all.. as ever Downsizers, better than google.
  Topic: hello, rhubarb question...
Woo

Replies: 8
Views: 3027
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 17 5:15 pm   Subject: hello, rhubarb question...
hello everyone. been off the site for a while. I hope you are all ok? (is it safe to mention BR****t or will the site implode!

just looking at some old posts about Rhubarb.
we are having a re gig ...
  Topic: Cassis.........
Woo

Replies: 15
Views: 15867
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 16 2:11 pm   Subject: Cassis.........
I left mine for 5 months.
  Topic: How long does fudge keep?
Woo

Replies: 11
Views: 7128
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Nov 22, 16 7:01 am   Subject: How long does fudge keep?
nice idea Rosie. Slim we have seen maple syrup here, its safe to visit.
funny how no one knows how long a box of fudge will last.
reassuring not everyone keeps packets of fudge in the cupboard, stif ...
  Topic: Just a whiff of the barmaids apron.
Woo

Replies: 15
Views: 13248
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 16 4:14 pm   Subject: Just a whiff of the barmaids apron.
this post prompted me to check on my cassis.
thanks Bodger!
I hope the rain kept off for your apple hunt!
  Topic: Cassis.........
Woo

Replies: 15
Views: 15867
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 16 1:28 pm   Subject: Cassis.........
i use equal volumes of berries and vodka which gives a final abs of around 20%

smash up the berries,steep in the vodka for several months ,sieve ,bottle.

merci

Buy 'alcool pour fruits' se ...
  Topic: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
Woo

Replies: 16
Views: 12159
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 16 8:55 am   Subject: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
I'm vaguely thinking of building some sort of shed out of it, at least the roof. Except I've zero experience of this sort of thing, as usual.

I doubt you will let that stop you. a admire your tena ...
  Topic: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
Woo

Replies: 16
Views: 12159
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 16 7:26 am   Subject: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
its really popular here.
take of that what you will.
we live in a rural community, most people have veg gardens.
it may be cost or practicality.
there is a lot less risk of the panes being smash ...
 
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