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  Topic: Wot's one got growing?
mousjoos

Replies: 14
Views: 10531
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 19 9:46 am   Subject: Wot's one got growing?
Planted out the first home-reared tomato plants under cloches made from plastic wrapping & re-bar.
Along with lettuces & radishes for company.
One long row of spuds; & another going in t ...
  Topic: Solar panels.
mousjoos

Replies: 13
Views: 12763
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 19 1:13 pm   Subject: Solar panels.
led lights take almost nothing.

from the numbers on the label a fair guess would be that they might give 200 to 300 w at about 20 v during daylight.


do you have any actual real world performan ...
  Topic: Solar panels.
mousjoos

Replies: 13
Views: 12763
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 19 8:29 am   Subject: Solar panels.
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29786/pv1.JPG

Hopefully a photo is attached.
With 4 of these panels, what could I reasonably expect to run at home ?
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
mousjoos

Replies: 35
Views: 21457
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 19 8:30 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
A week or so ago, a news presenter admitted for the first time that the GJ's had been infiltrated by extremists, of both the left & the right.
Weeks earlier, a spokesperson for the police authori ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
mousjoos

Replies: 35
Views: 21457
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 19 3:47 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Most folks here work for the SMIC which is a sort of minimum wage...that's most manual jobs, shop assisstants etc, who are mostly "unqualified".

The main grievance for example with the Gilets Jaune ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
mousjoos

Replies: 35
Views: 21457
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 19 3:32 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
How long have you got?
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
mousjoos

Replies: 35
Views: 21457
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 19 3:39 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
It goes back further than Macron
  Topic: Geese help please
mousjoos

Replies: 10
Views: 20228
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 17 12:28 pm   Subject: Geese help please
Mine don't take orders easily & prefer to make me think they're doing things of their own accord....that said, once they "learn" a thing, they adapt to the routine very readily
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 14734
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 17 10:46 am   Subject: Gooses
Yep Weird it certainly has been
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 14734
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 17 4:47 am   Subject: Gooses
I thought this

Thanks
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 14734
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 17 6:03 pm   Subject: Gooses
So 2nd of October & I find 3 goose eggs

Is this normal ? I'm inclined to say not...

Would any resulting babies survive given the lateness in the season ?

Should I just swipe the eggs for ...
  Topic: My new new/old mole traps ?
mousjoos

Replies: 19
Views: 59847
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 17 9:06 pm   Subject: My new new/old mole traps ?
It's "moles-a-go-go" here presently
  Topic: Put your birds inside
mousjoos

Replies: 55
Views: 127739
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 16 8:49 pm   Subject: Put your birds inside
My hens stay in their pen now; the top is netted & they're fed morning & evening, & the food doesn't hang around long enough for other birds to shit on it...they said here a few months bac ...
  Topic: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
mousjoos

Replies: 16
Views: 30717
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 16 1:02 pm   Subject: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
It requires at least twice as many clips to hold it in place, compared with glass
  Topic: Variation on a rat problem
mousjoos

Replies: 26
Views: 78900
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 16 1:46 pm   Subject: Variation on a rat problem
Here's what I found out about small rodents that live where I do.

Chipmunks are - relatively speaking - restrained in their breeding habits. They breed twice a year and have 4 or 5 young in each li ...
 
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