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  Topic: an odd equation for me
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 2
Views: 466
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 24 10:53 am   Subject: an odd equation for me
I try to avoid Amazon but some things are only available there (e.g. specific books). Many other items available locally are the same junk but marked up.
  Topic: feral hogs in the usa
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 5
Views: 473
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 24 10:16 am   Subject: feral hogs in the usa
I'm sorry, I couldn't resist

https://www.reddit.com/media?url=https%3A%2F%2Fi.redd.it%2F63l70c76cwq01.jpg

link because images weren't working
  Topic: jolly question, we need it
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 6
Views: 4420
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 24 2:35 pm   Subject: jolly question, we need it
Do you have any "wool cool" packaging kicking around? Sheets of fairly-flat fluff, could be cut to a template quite easily and maybe have a fabric cover on?
  Topic: rewilding, discuss?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 32
Views: 28113
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 24 9:46 pm   Subject: rewilding, discuss?
From what I have seen, the guy is a self-righteous tosser who doesn't care about anyone else's experience or opinions. I've seen that personality many times, and been the clean-up crew behind them mor ...
  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 7804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 24 10:11 pm   Subject: how not to part x
Panelling? At some point an absolute fwit plastered over a load of our piping.

  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 7804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 24 10:11 pm   Subject: how not to part x
The bit I don't understand - this panelling is in the downstairs loo, on the long wall. It covers the washing machine drainage pipe that pops through from the kitchen (...no, I don't know why...), and ...
  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 7804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 24 10:12 pm   Subject: how not to part x
i am rather minded towards beautiful surface mounting

tubes and ducts can be pretty, services are safe and easy to access

not long back i was chatting with a listed building plumber, both of us ...
  Topic: how not to part x
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 7804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 24 5:14 pm   Subject: how not to part x
I always wonder about the wisdom of putting pipes under solid floors....

Not quite as bad, but I'm ripping out a load of panelling that's boxed in pipes. Because I know there are bends and joins i ...
  Topic: mutt free sofa, oh dear, the next chapter?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 11
Views: 6157
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 23 7:38 pm   Subject: mutt free sofa, oh dear, the next chapter?
Sometimes the universe provides. Hopefully it works out for the best, however that looks.
  Topic: are brambles "carnivorous " ?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 2
Views: 2311
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 23 9:35 pm   Subject: are brambles "carnivorous " ?
Tomato hairs capture flies, don't they?

Given that brambles can root from where the tips touch, I wonder if they benefit from catching (on me! ) and getting dragged a bit further away from the ...
  Topic: gulp, muttless house
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 13
Views: 33908
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 23 10:30 am   Subject: gulp, muttless house
It would be a shame to not use the skills you have dpack.
Being a training camp gives you the flexibility to have a break as-and-when without feeling bad though.
One day I'd like to be the last bit ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 59539
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 23 9:09 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
Ooooh didn't realise that, nice!

The little peach tree is in a better position to set up a shelter, but it hasn't dropped a leaf yet either Nor has the apple, or the plum. The cherry is st ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 59539
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 23 11:21 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
I had a note in my diary to try and cover it for peach leaf curl about a month ago, but it's still growing and no signs of dropping leaves!

The runner bean looks healthier than ever, am h ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 14
Views: 59539
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 23 3:35 pm   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
No, well above the graft, it's the second one from the top.
  Topic: pans for induction hobs
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Replies: 20
Views: 176966
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 23 3:34 pm   Subject: pans for induction hobs
Induction is very useful sorcery, anything magnetic seems to work on them. Take a fridge magnet out when buying a new pan - may not be marked as suitable for induction but may actually be fine.

The ...
 
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