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  Topic: Mermaid R I P
lowri

Replies: 5
Views: 753
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 18 4:58 pm   Subject: Mermaid R I P
Yes, Section As tend to be tough little cookies and do carry on well into their late twenties. Don't know much about others. Polly, my gipsy cob, died suddenly in her mid-teens. I had no history of he ...
  Topic: Mermaid R I P
lowri

Replies: 5
Views: 753
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 18 4:06 pm   Subject: Mermaid R I P
Don't really mean to start a topic, just feel sad as my little chestnut Section A mare, Maesyneuadd Mor Forwyn (Mermaid in English) was put to sleep last week at the age of 26.
I bred her originally ...
  Topic: It's Chanterelle Season
lowri

Replies: 6
Views: 1671
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 18 3:21 pm   Subject: It's Chanterelle Season
Lovely chanterelles! I haven't had any for years. We used to get them in a particular place when I lived near Criccieth, North Wales, but that was a long time ago.
The specialities round here are pa ...
  Topic: Wildlife
lowri

Replies: 143
Views: 18333
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 18 9:36 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Not a polydactyl perhaps, Mistress Rose? I had friends who had a tabby cat with 6 toes and huge feet!!
  Topic: Wildlife
lowri

Replies: 143
Views: 18333
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 18 2:55 pm   Subject: Wildlife
A few years ago an "urban" friend came to stay, and in the middle of tea stared out of the window in horror and said "There is a huge black animal skulking along the top of your field. It looks like a ...
  Topic: animal friendly weedkiller?
lowri

Replies: 11
Views: 5658
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 18 1:38 pm   Subject: animal friendly weedkiller?
Yes, I was thinking about a flame gun, I have got one that works off a calor gas cylinder but it hasn't been used for years. Thereby another question which probably shouldn't be on this forum: am I ri ...
  Topic: animal friendly weedkiller?
lowri

Replies: 11
Views: 5658
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 18 5:07 pm   Subject: animal friendly weedkiller?
Is there such a thing? Since my yard was scraped of all its grass etc, down to a stony surface, its covered with tiny plantain seedlings, more grass, dandelions etc. I'd like to spray it with somethin ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
lowri

Replies: 710
Views: 317947
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri May 18, 18 2:04 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Garden plant names keep changing, even quite ordinary ones. My mother was furious when they changed Montbretia to Crocosmia.
Thank you, Buzzy, for the alternative names for Herb Bennett - much nicer ...
  Topic: logging in
lowri

Replies: 3
Views: 3808
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Fri May 18, 18 1:56 pm   Subject: logging in
Every time I log in I get asked for my password, even though I tick "remember me".
One of these days I'm going to lose the sticky with my password on it and have to start the whole rigmarole again.
...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
lowri

Replies: 710
Views: 317947
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 15, 18 3:43 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Isn't Herb Bennet a Geum? (small yellow flowers but leaves definitely geum-y) I have got masses of them, mostly in the patches of dead leaves, etc under beech trees, and also coming up on earthy paths ...
  Topic: Plant ID
lowri

Replies: 12
Views: 3260
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 15, 18 3:36 pm   Subject: Plant ID
Definitely variegated lemon balm. Lovely thing but if you only have one plant (like I did) it did get swamped, unusual for lemon balm (ordinary) which is positively invasive!
  Topic: No Swallows.
lowri

Replies: 31
Views: 11764
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat May 12, 18 10:59 am   Subject: No Swallows.
They've got here! Or at least made a pit stop at 9 pm last night! A pair!
But I haven't seen them so far today.
It's a start! Now for the cuckoo!
  Topic: No Swallows.
lowri

Replies: 31
Views: 11764
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu May 10, 18 6:16 pm   Subject: No Swallows.
Opened the door to let the dog out at 7 30 am and a pair of siskins were as surprised as I was! They were aiming for the peanuts. I think they are only the third pair I've seen here in 10 years! Are t ...
  Topic: No Swallows.
lowri

Replies: 31
Views: 11764
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 08, 18 8:44 pm   Subject: No Swallows.
Still no swallows, chiffchaffs or redstarts - but pairs of kites, buzzards and ravens bombing round every morning. Next door (1/4 mile away,) have 2 swallows. I still live in hopes!
  Topic: Logging-In Problem - help required!
lowri

Replies: 10
Views: 4701
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 18 2:24 pm   Subject: Logging-In Problem - help required!
Every time I log on, I have to put my user name and password in, even though I tick the box about "remember me".
Noting the Gytha Girl thread, I tried starting from "forum". Still doesn't work.
It ...
 
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