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  Topic: Commercial hazel orchard info
wellington womble

Replies: 17
Views: 41771
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 19 4:04 pm   Subject: Commercial hazel orchard info
This little plot has gone on the back burner for a while. (As usual, I have picked the worst possible time to become less self reliant!)
  Topic: Bye bye little pup
wellington womble

Replies: 7
Views: 10991
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 19 12:49 pm   Subject: Bye bye little pup
It’s always said to lose a friend. Eight and a half years of good life is to be celebrated, when you’re ready.
  Topic: How many of you are salivating over seed catalogues?
wellington womble

Replies: 22
Views: 14799
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 19 12:47 pm   Subject: How many of you are salivating over seed catalogues?
I have lots of seeds. I just love buying those little packets of promise for only a few pounds.

As usual, I have no suitable garden. Why couldn’t I have moved in November?!
  Topic: Holiday Cookies
wellington womble

Replies: 11
Views: 9296
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 18 8:29 pm   Subject: Holiday Cookies
I’ve given up most of the Christmas baking, because we just don’t do big Christmas dos anymore. I do gingerbread with the ‘children’ which is fun, sticky and very, very sparkly (Even though no ...
  Topic: it is getting windy
wellington womble

Replies: 12
Views: 19153
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 18 10:01 am   Subject: it is getting windy
Was still going in the 80s when I was a kid (unless they were repeats, although that seems a bit unsuitable!) don’t know about recently, as we don’t have proper telly anymore.
  Topic: Quail egg scissors
wellington womble

Replies: 1
Views: 5043
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 11:59 pm   Subject: Quail egg scissors
Anybody want these? I don’t have quail anymore, so I’m happy to post them off to someone who will use them (quails eggs have quite a tough membrane, so they are a pain to break. The scissors mak ...
  Topic: Help my chutney is too sweet
wellington womble

Replies: 6
Views: 7478
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 11:30 am   Subject: Help my chutney is too sweet
Make another batch that’s deliberately under sweetened and mix them together?
  Topic: Carving on a slate
wellington womble

Replies: 11
Views: 16032
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 7:38 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate
Could one etch, with some sort of acid? Might be a simpler solution, more suited to DIY. I know you can get stuff for glass.
There is a kind of acid you can get that might make you see engravings t ...
  Topic: Carving on a slate
wellington womble

Replies: 11
Views: 16032
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 11:31 am   Subject: Carving on a slate
Could one etch, with some sort of acid? Might be a simpler solution, more suited to DIY. I know you can get stuff for glass.
  Topic: Tayberries - your thoughts...
wellington womble

Replies: 4
Views: 10542
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 18 2:54 pm   Subject: Tayberries - your thoughts...
Make the best jam, imho.
  Topic: Lavender
wellington womble

Replies: 3
Views: 3820
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 18 12:34 pm   Subject: Lavender
Chez said lavender vodka was like furniture polish. That might just have been mine. I like lavender bags, myself.
  Topic: Any exprience with selling a house with solar panel lease?
wellington womble

Replies: 9
Views: 40630
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 18 12:12 am   Subject: Any exprience with selling a house with solar panel lease?
I was wondering myself about the post Brexit housing market. I was going to buy a big place with land, which wouldn’t matter because we'd be there for the foreseeable, but it might work better for ...
  Topic: Portuguese Insects
wellington womble

Replies: 36
Views: 25773
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 18 2:47 pm   Subject: Portuguese Insects
Those caterpillar nests are a menace. Mum gets them in Spain and the hairs on the caterpillars make people horribly ill if you breathe them. The caterpillars themselves form conga lines around the pla ...
  Topic: White crab spider
wellington womble

Replies: 15
Views: 15955
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 18 11:17 am   Subject: White crab spider
I think you should move it. I want to see it go pink! (Is that mean? It’s hardly a matter of life and death for me, and will mean a big upheaval for the spider, but I’d love to see it)
  Topic: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
wellington womble

Replies: 6
Views: 16176
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 18 11:14 am   Subject: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
Peas without question. My greenhouse early peas are just finishing, although sadly none made it to the kitchen (I scoffed them all in the garden. I always do) You’ve already got enough courgettes t ...
 
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