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  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 143
Views: 18324
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 18 11:17 pm   Subject: Wildlife
i don't ever want a camel but a hawk to go with the hound/s does have appeal .

snipe have an wonderful flight style and quite a splendid beak, over rated as a casserole imho
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 143
Views: 18324
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 18 12:06 pm   Subject: Wildlife
odd you should mention peregrines, i just watched a pair+adult chick work the sky for ten mins ( panic in birdtown ) and then use the thermal to gain a few thousand feet before heading off to a fresh ...
  Topic: Kiwi berries?
dpack

Replies: 11
Views: 236
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 18 9:22 pm   Subject: Kiwi berries?
get a definite id.

it cant be very toxic if most have survived and only a few have a bad meal.

caution and perhaps the right recipes seem a good way to proceed.
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 143
Views: 18324
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 18 9:48 am   Subject: Wildlife
there is also a rather spherical blackbird family. i suspect a combo of genetics and well stocked bird tables, most birds round here are the usual size and shape although they have the same foods avai ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 143
Views: 18324
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 18 12:14 am   Subject: Wildlife
birdy observations

the blue tit can pick invertebrates from cracks in brickwork

there are about a dozen sparrows in the current crop

they are tame enough to accept a loud stranger up close ...
  Topic: freinds reunited species?
dpack

Replies: 1
Views: 117
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 18 8:52 pm   Subject: freinds reunited species?
there was a grey squirrel in a mature black locust tree this aft.

they got here a few hundred years apart but don't look good together

the wee beasty was near invisible on a mature trunk's nook ...
  Topic: fermenting apple mincemeat
dpack

Replies: 3
Views: 236
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 5:59 pm   Subject: fermenting apple mincemeat
that,

it might be yeasts it might not. even if it is yeasts eating a high density mash tub might be a mistake.
  Topic: Apple juice, filtered or not?
dpack

Replies: 6
Views: 185
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 18 10:04 pm   Subject: Apple juice, filtered or not?
ps dpack eats caterpillars so best take further advice
  Topic: Apple juice, filtered or not?
dpack

Replies: 6
Views: 185
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 18 10:02 pm   Subject: Apple juice, filtered or not?
cloudy and or bits is ok by me, so long as it is fresh i quite like apple foam.
  Topic: Carving on a slate
dpack

Replies: 11
Views: 836
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 10:58 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate
a hard point and a good hand and patience should suffice

i was thinking grave markers or relief artwork.

write on it , follow the lines with a pointy thing for a while ?
  Topic: Carving on a slate
dpack

Replies: 11
Views: 836
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 5:48 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate


afaik etching slate is not a thing, carved, abraded, machined are more plausible.

even if you find a (probably rather nasty ) etching agent slate is laminar so might be rather prone to s ...
  Topic: Exciting news
dpack

Replies: 87
Views: 23232
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 18 8:57 am   Subject: Exciting news
chilli should work with foxes, it does with dogs n cats.

cats can be an issue(r) if they spot nice loose earth which is a bit nasty among the lettuces
  Topic: Hello
dpack

Replies: 6
Views: 733
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 7:37 pm   Subject: Hello
hello and welcome back

all the usual stuff, slugs, mashing tomatoes, ethical stuff, naughty vermin and manure, deep politics, technical environmentalism stuff, slugs, we have no really explored ch ...
  Topic: Carving on a slate
dpack

Replies: 11
Views: 836
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 6:53 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate
doing it has serious dust issues that need to be managed.
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5094
Views: 776370
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 3:02 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
that is a neat little machine, am i correct thinking that it has a conical archimedes screw and a "sieve" cone?

i have never seen one in the UK and i can think of a few folk who might find one hand ...
 
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