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  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 445
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 19 1:38 pm   Subject: Wildlife
dik is whichever robin is the local king

no sammisons (see ahhh rat)

the sparrows i have known for years but getting the new camera will provide the means to work out some behaviour stuff

if ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 445
Views: 160919
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 19 7:05 pm   Subject: Wildlife
i have a new dik

a young one has visited a few times but this aft it was claiming any fallen dried mealworms from the sparrows.

dik is often fierce but twice the size and 20 to one is best handl ...
  Topic: this year's tomatoes
dpack

Replies: 78
Views: 23036
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 19 8:57 pm   Subject: this year's tomatoes
a big boy and spiny cucumber salad was had with dinner
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 19 2:01 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
thinking of sheep i have another use for them, wool pellets/claggy bits are ace at forming a slimey hoard barrier if spread on the soil as a mulch around the plant.

alive , somebody else's problem, ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 19 1:54 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
rural life
it might be wise to leave the snap where it is,

next time take the snaps, even a basic phone has a fairly useable camera these days

the interweb can be a bit awkward ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 19 10:22 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
ahh,
can you download it or its address? if so opening it in office or a basic graphics program then crop it and save as jpeg might work.
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 19 6:44 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
if you use a modern browser and/or windows a right click gives the option to screen shot , it probably has scissors by it.

click on it then select the crop option rather than entire page.

mouse ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 19 1:06 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...


very thomas hardy to get to admire horse tack and buy new wives at the same show

re the split spoon , timber is like that sometimes it looks fine and then it isnt when you ...
  Topic: this year's tomatoes
dpack

Replies: 78
Views: 23036
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 19 4:35 pm   Subject: this year's tomatoes
eventually we have had enough time and light to start getting tomatoes

plenty still to grow on and ripen but there have been a few decent ones this week.

bigboys are ace but i recon to get the b ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 19 11:48 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
re the amount needed for a bbq, if they are doing a hog roast they would need more than for a similar wt of sausages but sausages over a day rather than in an hour will use quite a bit as the bbq will ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5643
Views: 1403988
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 19 8:28 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
good looking beasts, the first large animal i got to know was a heavy horse, i'm not a horsey person but the big uns are nice
even if i have had few chums among the smaller ones most equines have be ...
  Topic: An observation on chutneys
dpack

Replies: 1
Views: 306
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 19 8:54 pm   Subject: An observation on chutneys
i could get 2kg of blackberries and a kilo of sugar in those jars as bramble jelly

iirc onions are about 80% water so shrinkage is a given if hot and ventilated
  Topic: Wasps
dpack

Replies: 16
Views: 942
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Aug 31, 19 11:23 pm   Subject: Wasps
2 pounds of most things is a lot of soup

typo might be the problem , 2 ounces seems sensible for the flavouring in a domestic recipe

2 pounds might be ok for a few portions if the only ingredie ...
  Topic: Wasps
dpack

Replies: 16
Views: 942
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 19 10:03 pm   Subject: Wasps
wow , that is pretty and ugly.

i wonder how my unfortunate beetle is getting on ?
  Topic: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
dpack

Replies: 5
Views: 546
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 19 4:58 pm   Subject: Peacock/Goose/Swan feathers - Shan?
hi chez nice to find you here, i have some goose quills ready for turning into pens

send me a pm and i will pop them in an envelope
 
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