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  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 1074
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 24 10:11 pm   Subject: how not to part x
Panelling? At some point an absolute fwit plastered over a load of our piping.

  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 1074
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 24 10:11 pm   Subject: how not to part x
The bit I don't understand - this panelling is in the downstairs loo, on the long wall. It covers the washing machine drainage pipe that pops through from the kitchen (...no, I don't know why...), and ...
  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 1074
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 24 10:12 pm   Subject: how not to part x
i am rather minded towards beautiful surface mounting

tubes and ducts can be pretty, services are safe and easy to access

not long back i was chatting with a listed building plumber, both of us ...
  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 1074
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 24 5:14 pm   Subject: how not to part x
I always wonder about the wisdom of putting pipes under solid floors....

Not quite as bad, but I'm ripping out a load of panelling that's boxed in pipes. Because I know there are bends and joins i ...
  Topic: mutt free sofa, oh dear, the next chapter?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 11
Views: 3815
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 23 7:38 pm   Subject: mutt free sofa, oh dear, the next chapter?
Sometimes the universe provides. Hopefully it works out for the best, however that looks.
  Topic: are brambles "carnivorous " ?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 2
Views: 1784
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 23 9:35 pm   Subject: are brambles "carnivorous " ?
Tomato hairs capture flies, don't they?

Given that brambles can root from where the tips touch, I wonder if they benefit from catching (on me! ) and getting dragged a bit further away from the ...
  Topic: gulp, muttless house
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 32447
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 23 10:30 am   Subject: gulp, muttless house
It would be a shame to not use the skills you have dpack.
Being a training camp gives you the flexibility to have a break as-and-when without feeling bad though.
One day I'd like to be the last bit ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 53244
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 23 9:09 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
Ooooh didn't realise that, nice!

The little peach tree is in a better position to set up a shelter, but it hasn't dropped a leaf yet either Nor has the apple, or the plum. The cherry is st ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 53244
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 23 11:21 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
I had a note in my diary to try and cover it for peach leaf curl about a month ago, but it's still growing and no signs of dropping leaves!

The runner bean looks healthier than ever, am h ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 53244
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 23 3:35 pm   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
No, well above the graft, it's the second one from the top.
  Topic: pans for induction hobs
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 20
Views: 143376
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 23 3:34 pm   Subject: pans for induction hobs
Induction is very useful sorcery, anything magnetic seems to work on them. Take a fridge magnet out when buying a new pan - may not be marked as suitable for induction but may actually be fine.

The ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 53244
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 23 10:28 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
Young apricot tree planted this spring. It did have a clear central stem, but now one of the upper side branches has put on about 2 feet of growth and is now clearly the tallest and the stem is actual ...
  Topic: Good (or not) Abattoir guide - Version 4
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 25
Views: 701722
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 23 9:36 am   Subject: Good (or not) Abattoir guide - Version 4
What happens if the small abattoirs close then? How do you manage to take your animals to a larger one further away?

If you're travelling over 65km for business purposes you need a transporter auth ...
  Topic: Crocus and Leeks?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 7
Views: 17211
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 23 7:05 pm   Subject: Crocus and Leeks?
Colchicum are autumn flowering, so are they saffron or colchicum. Saffron are used for their edible stamens, colchicum are purely ornamental I think.

Agree with the others they should be separate ...
  Topic: Crocus and Leeks?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 7
Views: 17211
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 23 6:35 pm   Subject: Crocus and Leeks?
Autumn / saffron crocuses (with labels and everything!) - there is another little section they can go in if they can be planted quite close together.
 
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