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  Topic: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 6
Views: 221
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 18 11:23 pm   Subject: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
Don't see why not?
  Topic: Sex linked, coloured eggs
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 1
Views: 217
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 18 11:05 am   Subject: Sex linked, coloured eggs
I've been offered some Silkie eggs so will give that a bash, so much for sensible plans
  Topic: Elderflower cordial fail!
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 9
Views: 462
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 18 7:55 pm   Subject: Elderflower cordial fail!
Perhaps the acid helps extract flavour instead of/as well as adding its own flavour?
  Topic: Sex linked, coloured eggs
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 1
Views: 217
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 18 7:54 pm   Subject: Sex linked, coloured eggs
Breed suggestions?
Broody hen is tempting me to try a small hatch. Sex linked better because I have a lot of neighbours to consider! Coloured eggs because why not?

Must be happy in a yard/pen as o ...
  Topic: Adventures in grafting
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 34
Views: 27273
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu May 31, 18 8:16 pm   Subject: Adventures in grafting
My experiments failed delightfully
  Topic: Vets
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 8
Views: 970
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu May 17, 18 9:32 pm   Subject: Vets
Yep, I have a home vet and an away vet, one always does the vaccine boosters and then if anything needs looking at I go to whichever area I am in at the time. However, pup does not have any chronic or ...
  Topic: Backyard chicken-keeping
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 4
Views: 1488
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed May 09, 18 1:51 pm   Subject: Backyard chicken-keeping
Are you in the UK now?
If so, we're still under bird flu regs so you'll need to keep them secure from wild birds etc.
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 60
Views: 14412
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 18 12:41 pm   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
not to have the house too dry.

No fear of that!
  Topic: No Swallows.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 31
Views: 5662
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 18 8:06 pm   Subject: No Swallows.
Saw a good few bumble bees over thise couple of hot days, and have seen a few solitary bees since then.
Cabbage whitefly are doing well...
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 60
Views: 14412
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 18 11:40 am   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
I use a small dose of fabric softener to eliminate static, for some reason I'm very prone to being zapped.
  Topic: No Swallows.
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 31
Views: 5662
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 18 11:38 am   Subject: No Swallows.
Are they as far behind as everything else?
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 60
Views: 14412
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 18 4:06 pm   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
I found vinegar to leave a strong smell. However, I could only find distilled/brewed white vinegar as opposed to plain acetic acid. Perhaps that makes a difference? I think brewed white vinegar still ...
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 60
Views: 14412
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 18 4:05 pm   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
I found vinegar to leave a strong smell. However, I could only find distilled/brewed white vinegar as opposed to plain acetic acid. Perhaps that makes a difference? I think brewed white vinegar still ...
  Topic: Keeping apples
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 2541
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 18 12:17 pm   Subject: Keeping apples

single layer in a coolish, mid humidity place is best.



By humid, is "damp enough to soften cardboard" too humid?
  Topic: withies
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 21
Views: 3469
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 18 9:07 am   Subject: withies
Well nobody wants single use for their non-googleable items.

Is there an idiots guide to withies?
 
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