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  Topic: waiting
tai haku

Replies: 9
Views: 13893
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 15 6:49 am   Subject: waiting
A nice result.

yep. went 5 of 9 with the wyandottes in the incubator. no word yet on the 3 eggs under our friend's orpington.

another wait now to work out whether the welsummer chicks are pure ...
  Topic: waiting
tai haku

Replies: 9
Views: 13893
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 15 9:49 am   Subject: waiting
both waits ended yesterday by happy coincidence.

Wyandottes out of the incubator....
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/19599413025_c72ee5d31c_z.jpghttps://farm4.staticflickr.com/3740/19412816259 ...
  Topic: Not such a crisis
tai haku

Replies: 11
Views: 28063
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 15 9:48 am   Subject: Not such a crisis
I'm lucky enough to have enough space that swarming rarely interferes with my neighbours.
I have friends who live more suburban who let their bees swarm. & by talking bees, have got most of thei ...
  Topic: waiting
tai haku

Replies: 9
Views: 13893
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 15 10:27 am   Subject: waiting
Its said that Welsummers don't go broody but I've actually got one that's broody right now.

still no sign of the location of our two broody welsummers (both still popping up occasionally to feed/dr ...
  Topic: figs....
tai haku

Replies: 20
Views: 13136
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 15 5:25 pm   Subject: figs....
I love figs. I'm not sure how they will like salt winds but I'm tempted to try a few different varieties. A friend of mine has a large tree and she is not that far from the beach. How quickly do t ...
  Topic: waiting
tai haku

Replies: 9
Views: 13893
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 15 11:59 am   Subject: waiting
People quite often make this mistake. It doesn't matter whether the eggs were laid at the beginning of the clutch being laid down or at the end. All the eggs will remain dormant until the hen starts t ...
  Topic: waiting
tai haku

Replies: 9
Views: 13893
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 15 7:43 am   Subject: waiting
So we have:
9 Silver Laced Wyandotte eggs in a little incubator (since last Saturday)
3 under a friend's broody Orpington bantam
and
2 silver duckwing welsummer hens who've been awol for about 2 ...
  Topic: Chopping down trees this winter?
tai haku

Replies: 48
Views: 26151
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 15 7:57 am   Subject: Chopping down trees this winter?
Yeah, there are pics on here (somewhere) we're really happy with it

Where've you been I pmd you about grafting material

Oh *%^! So sorry; I totally forgot about that and my (perhaps slight under ...
  Topic: Chopping down trees this winter?
tai haku

Replies: 48
Views: 26151
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 15 2:59 pm   Subject: Chopping down trees this winter?
searching old threads and found this. Did this floor ever happen Tahir?
  Topic: Sex my Junipers
tai haku

Replies: 13
Views: 5788
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 15 8:23 am   Subject: Sex my Junipers
There are a number of different cultivars of common juniper used in the ornamental trade which are propagated clonally through cuttings. If you can work out ones which are male or female (either throu ...
  Topic: that moment
tai haku

Replies: 12
Views: 11601
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Mon May 25, 15 6:12 pm   Subject: that moment
Nice swarm.
Easy to take as well.

From your hives or somewhere else?

Absolutely heartbreakingly there was no way for me to take it (I was a ferry ride from home) and my hive at home is ...
  Topic: that moment
tai haku

Replies: 12
Views: 11601
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Mon May 25, 15 3:08 pm   Subject: that moment
when you're walking down a quiet country lane and hear a most distinctive buzz in the hedge.....

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8808/17848693728_41f959cf76_z.jpg[url=https://flic.kr/p/tcedNL]2015052 ...
  Topic: Badger Watching?
tai haku

Replies: 7
Views: 5099
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon May 25, 15 3:04 pm   Subject: Badger Watching?
badgers love peanuts (untouched not salted/honeyroast obvs).
  Topic: szechuan pepper
tai haku

Replies: 6
Views: 7327
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 9:28 am   Subject: szechuan pepper
I've bought plants and had to replace them, the original ones were attacked by slugs which stripped all the bark off. I wrapped the stems of the second set in that foam insulation tubing that is sold ...
  Topic: Perennial Alliums
tai haku

Replies: 6
Views: 7303
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 15 8:29 pm   Subject: Perennial Alliums
Do you have wild garlic / ramsons?
No. I'm not sure I have the conditions for it tbh but also we don't seem to have any on the island and I'm a little nervous about introducing it and it being invasi ...
 
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