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  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 1129
Views: 492665
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 20 9:59 am   Subject: Wildlife
Good to see Reds. Used to get them in my garden in Norfolk fifty plus years ago.
Looks like a genuine British native, rather than one of those European interlopers (not that they asked to come over h ...
  Topic: Onion seeds
buzzy

Replies: 14
Views: 1403
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 20 10:37 pm   Subject: Onion seeds
You can save them

From what?

And suppose they don't want to be saved?

Henry
  Topic: Onion seeds
buzzy

Replies: 14
Views: 1403
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 20 11:40 am   Subject: Onion seeds
You can use them as decoration for home baked bread, or to add flavour to stews, curries etc.

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 1129
Views: 492665
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 20 2:55 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Bait them seems possible, but I think you need a bit of open ground to allow them to feel secure.

Henry
  Topic: Science geek soap question
buzzy

Replies: 11
Views: 1441
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 20 9:25 am   Subject: Science geek soap question
MR, we did this in chemistry at school. We used a chemical filter paper. We cut a radial line a couple of millimetres wide from centre to edge so the strip dangled down. Put the drop of ink being test ...
  Topic: Used to be some pallets and a barrel.
buzzy

Replies: 78
Views: 13223
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 10:50 pm   Subject: Used to be some pallets and a barrel.
Yeah! Well! Drinking beer ouit of plastic? Why are you surprised?

Henry
  Topic: Used to be some pallets and a barrel.
buzzy

Replies: 78
Views: 13223
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 9:46 am   Subject: Used to be some pallets and a barrel.
they are nice

so long as you can see to not stub yer toe or fall over em

Seems to me there is a market for the solar powered LED drinks coaster. If you can see your drink, you don't ne ...
  Topic: Fireplace
buzzy

Replies: 73
Views: 6116
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 20 10:39 am   Subject: Fireplace
Personally I would get a professional in to sort it out, or at least give you detailed advice. And there must be building regulations. From my limited knowledge there are all sorts of requirements ab ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 1129
Views: 492665
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 20 10:45 pm   Subject: Wildlife
I wouldn't feed Boris to anything; he would be certain to make it vomit!

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 1129
Views: 492665
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 20 9:31 am   Subject: Wildlife
dpack's sweet little budgie is a Harpy Eagle, quite capable of felicide.

I assume his chum's chum is not a UK resident, or else a zoo has been careless, and the RSPB are missing a trick!

Henry
  Topic: 2 Months Coal Free!
buzzy

Replies: 8
Views: 1179
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 20 3:52 pm   Subject: 2 Months Coal Free!
I must say that when I read the title of the thread I was thinking "Another advert. But I don't burn coal anymore. Blooming energy suppliers!"

Henry
  Topic: TBL on web equality
buzzy

Replies: 2
Views: 407
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 20 9:50 am   Subject: TBL on web equality
One will need to address the problem of those who, like my mother-in-law, has no longer the ability to use the internet. (And there will be those who could never cope.) She is regularly infuriated by ...
  Topic: Plant I D please
buzzy

Replies: 12
Views: 1930
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 20 9:35 am   Subject: Plant I D please
I agree with MR for Greater Butterfly Orchid for the top pictures - a brilliant thing to have on your lawn.

Not ready to name the lower orchid!.

Henry
  Topic: Plant I D please
buzzy

Replies: 12
Views: 1930
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 20 10:53 pm   Subject: Plant I D please
The bird cherries on Hannahston reserve here have the same infestation as previous years
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/30269/IMG_20200602_161432.jpg

That'll be the Bird Cherry Ermine Moth, I ex ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 1129
Views: 492665
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 20 9:06 pm   Subject: Wildlife
First pick by you, you mean! By your account the Badgers had the first pick at least a day ago!

Henry
 
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