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  Topic: not for the pot, dear rat
sgt.colon

Replies: 55
Views: 4780
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 20 8:10 am   Subject: not for the pot, dear rat
the grubs are in the sawdust as the badgers have been digging there.

Ahhhhh, is that why the badgers that get in down the allotment keep attacking my covered raised beds? I bet they have eaten my ...
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 1190
Views: 567566
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 20 12:41 pm   Subject: Wildlife
wildlife does that to me sometimes
  Topic: not for the pot, dear rat
sgt.colon

Replies: 55
Views: 4780
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 20 12:40 pm   Subject: not for the pot, dear rat
Thanks for all that DPack. I'll get some stuff together and have a play.

True that MR and if I can notice one soon enough hanging from the trap, then I think I'll give it a go.
  Topic: not for the pot, dear rat
sgt.colon

Replies: 55
Views: 4780
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Sep 28, 20 8:47 am   Subject: not for the pot, dear rat
So I'm trying to get a squirrel and this is the trap I have set up. DPack, please could you let me know what I'm best baiting it with and should I do it top, middle or bottom of the trap?

Thank you ...
  Topic: cakes
sgt.colon

Replies: 2
Views: 127
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 20 8:57 am   Subject: cakes
We watched it. Surely being able to construct such things doesn't make you a good baker? Shouldn't it mostly be down to taste and flavours? Not that you'd want a hack job but some of them looked that ...
  Topic: Carbolic soap
sgt.colon

Replies: 9
Views: 306
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 20 8:55 am   Subject: Carbolic soap
Too funny.

It went well with my wellies DPack.

Thanks MR. I'll have a chat to her the next time she's around and let her know.
  Topic: Carbolic soap
sgt.colon

Replies: 9
Views: 306
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 20 1:42 pm   Subject: Carbolic soap
Thanks all.

I was a lady down the allotment was after making some but said she was unable to find a recipe on the net, so I thought I'd ask here.

Yes DPack, I still use coal tar soap. It's great ...
  Topic: Carbolic soap
sgt.colon

Replies: 9
Views: 306
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 20 7:00 am   Subject: Carbolic soap
Does anyone have a make your own recipe please? I did a search but couldn't find anything.

Thank you.
  Topic: Fresh fig and date chutney
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 605
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 20 7:29 am   Subject: Fresh fig and date chutney
Thank you GZ. I'll try cooking up a batch this coming weekend.
  Topic: footie or not
sgt.colon

Replies: 6
Views: 343
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 20 7:28 am   Subject: footie or not
I can't believe nobody passed it the ball.
  Topic: Fresh fig and date chutney
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 605
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 20 7:47 am   Subject: Fresh fig and date chutney
Oooo, that sounds like it might be nice. I also would be interested in this recipe.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 1190
Views: 567566
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 20 7:29 am   Subject: Wildlife
Thank you GZ. I don't think it was on that in the photo but there was plenty around.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 1190
Views: 567566
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 20 5:33 pm   Subject: Wildlife
We were out on a walk today and there was lots of leaves on the ground, in an autumnal way.

Such promiscuity in Yorkshire.

On our walk today, Mrs C spotted this. It was a biggie, about 3 in ...
  Topic: Is there anything more sad...?
sgt.colon

Replies: 44
Views: 2257
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 20 8:14 am   Subject: Is there anything more sad...?


Well done for being brave enough to post a picture.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 1190
Views: 567566
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 20 11:22 am   Subject: Wildlife


Well I was hoping by putting a small pond in there that I would attract some frogs/toads, just to help with the slugs.

I do hope he sticks around for a few years. Should I ...
 
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