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  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
sgt.colon

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 18 11:24 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Not straight forward is it GZ?
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 18 11:20 am   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Thanks for all that DPack.

I'll keep an eye on the weather to see what it's doing. A website said the minimum temp for mortar should be no lower than 5 degrees. I know what you mean about having lo ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
sgt.colon

Replies: 5145
Views: 819411
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 18 11:10 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
So if I'm just putting general compost-able stuff in there I.E veg peelings, green matter, I'm okay to leave the lid off? Other stuff like cooked meat, bones and the likes go in our green wheelie bin ...
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 18 1:29 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
I've got my bricks DPack. All I need to pick up is the sand and cement for my mortar mix, the wall ties, my dense blocks and my cavity insulation, which I'll be getting either tonight or tomorrow.
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 18 11:34 am   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Thanks Ty. Much appreciated.
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 18 10:38 am   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Buzzy and GZ, we are currently having the kitchen and dining room knocked into one. The dining room has patio doors so that will be our escape route but thank you for your concern.

Ty and DPack, ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
sgt.colon

Replies: 5145
Views: 819411
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 18 10:34 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Thank you all. The ones I have don't have a bottom but do have lids, so I will make sure I leave the lids off once I start composting.
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 4:14 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Ty,

It's a cavity wall. I will be cutting indents (I think you mean removing every other short brick) as I want it to be a tidy looking job.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 160
Views: 23591
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 1:28 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Yes I might have to take some other goodies down there DPack.

Ewwwww, you've tried woodlice? You're a braver man than I
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
sgt.colon

Replies: 5145
Views: 819411
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 1:24 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Gregotyn, a compost heap should never have a roof or a floor.

So does than mean that the compost bins that the council provide, that have lid on are not very good?
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
sgt.colon

Replies: 15
Views: 215
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 12:54 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
I'm going to be blocking up our back door and I have a couple of questions I'm hoping you peeps can help me with.

1, When I put the DPM in do I put it down, plop a mortar layer on it and then a bri ...
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 160
Views: 23591
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 18 10:08 am   Subject: Wildlife
Oh so there is hope yet I'll be down there over the winter getting all my beds ready for next year so hopefully.......
  Topic: Nifty dashboard of the UK grid
sgt.colon

Replies: 6
Views: 122
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 18 10:07 am   Subject: Nifty dashboard of the UK grid
That is pretty nifty. I'm surprised at how much renewable use. I'm quite impressed.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 160
Views: 23591
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 18 11:19 am   Subject: Wildlife
I was down at the allotment this weekend turning another bed. Lots of worms coming up and I was hoping a I would a visit from a robin but it didn't happen. There must be none down and around there.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 160
Views: 23591
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 18 3:07 pm   Subject: Wildlife
At you two.

Have you given him a name yet?
 
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