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  Topic: West Devon smallholding - early notice of sale
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 10
Views: 694
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 17 2:37 pm   Subject: West Devon smallholding - early notice of sale
*smudges line to Chesterfield*
  Topic: LED grow lights
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 11
Views: 520
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 17 6:21 pm   Subject: LED grow lights
Im very tempted to try. My undercabinet kitchen lights are horrible fluorescent strips, with no concealment so they blind me, because they are almost at my eye level. I wonder if I replaced them with ...
  Topic: Lead
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 16
Views: 709
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 17 9:26 pm   Subject: Lead
This thread being right next to the "Feathers" one looks like the set up for that old riddle.....
  Topic: Feathers
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 9
Views: 7631
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 17 9:36 pm   Subject: Feathers
Any use for an animal rescue place at all?
  Topic: LED grow lights
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 11
Views: 520
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 17 6:13 pm   Subject: LED grow lights
Thanks Nick, but no need for now.
I've gone for a budget friendly LED strip, if the plants don't appreciate it the fishtank might! I figured that the natural light they do get will help ith a weaker ...
  Topic: West Devon smallholding - early notice of sale
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 10
Views: 694
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 17 6:09 pm   Subject: West Devon smallholding - early notice of sale
*draws line on map at Sheffield*
Hmph
  Topic: LED grow lights
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 11
Views: 520
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 17 9:34 am   Subject: LED grow lights
For legit vegetables!

Is there any middle ground between Ikea's £30 light strip and the professional kit more like £300? I don't awant to waste the £30 if it's rubbish.
Or can you just use the ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID please
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 18
Views: 1556
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 17 7:14 am   Subject: Mushroom ID please
I trust myself with jelly ear/wood ear and giant puffball. That's about it!
  Topic: Adventures in grafting
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 22
Views: 1671
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 17 4:05 pm   Subject: Adventures in grafting
Some of the "ehhh, worth a go" grafts have dried up already, the others still look suspiciously green.
Also someone was being "helpful" and cleared away the pot of cuttings. Oh well! Plenty of source ...
  Topic: SD's new house, the practical stuff
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 38
Views: 1810
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 17 3:47 pm   Subject: SD's new house, the practical stuff
Re plug sockets - do your plan, then double it. I tend to leave chargers etc in situ (but switched off at wall) to avoid losing them
  Topic: The ideal house thread
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 52
Views: 2798
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 11:30 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
Places to look for info might include the Centre for Alternative Technology, and there is also a miscanthus building doing the rounds on twitter from Aber. University http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b ...
  Topic: The ideal house thread
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 52
Views: 2798
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 10:53 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
For that money (less actually, considering the exchange rate) you can get a big fancy contemporary timber frame on 220 acres over here

https://vermont.craigslist.org/reb/d/definitive-vermon ...
  Topic: The ideal house thread
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 52
Views: 2798
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 8:17 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
How about https://www.struttandparker.com/properties/grove-road-2 ?

It's got an orangerie!

Edit - something a little more modest https://www.propertypigeon.co.uk/property-search/knaresborough/hg ...
  Topic: The ideal house thread
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 52
Views: 2798
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 8:11 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
Somebody REALLY likes chickens
  Topic: The ideal house thread
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 52
Views: 2798
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 7:48 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
They've ID-ed their target market!
Not to my taste, but then I like the "Chapel ready to convert, comes with own cemetery" types.
 
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