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  Topic: Using A Dehydrator
tahir

Replies: 32
Views: 2343
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 20 2:42 pm   Subject: Using A Dehydrator
Just dried a batch of Victoria plums, halved. Ok, but would be better with a darker plum

Every plum I've tried has been too sharp (skin very sharp)
  Topic: Plant Passport
tahir

Replies: 6
Views: 511
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 20 11:18 am   Subject: Plant Passport
Are you looking to send plants abroad?

There are so many pests and diseases that have huge destructive potential that I wouldn't want to be a potential vector. Examples off the top of my head that ...
  Topic: Bitter spuds
tahir

Replies: 3
Views: 248
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 20 11:02 am   Subject: Bitter spuds
Agree, return them
  Topic: Plant Passport
tahir

Replies: 6
Views: 511
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 20 7:08 pm   Subject: Plant Passport
What did you need to know?
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 20 7:33 pm   Subject: Gas fired turbines
We hate using rigid insulation in cavity walls unless it’s a system where you surface fix the insulation to the inner skin and then build up the outer skin. In a traditional cavity construction it ...
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 20 1:28 pm   Subject: Gas fired turbines
We’ll be building a block of flats to that spec next year. We expect electricity bills to be less than £400 p.a. (No gas)
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 20 1:26 pm   Subject: Gas fired turbines
I have t watched the video but we’ve built 3 houses to passive house spec now. Getting better each time. Our latest build will be approx 0.4 m3/hr per m2 vs current Uk building regs of 10m3/hr, most ...
  Topic: Using A Dehydrator
tahir

Replies: 32
Views: 2343
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 20 12:27 pm   Subject: Using A Dehydrator
Cherry raisins are great, so are pears. Haven’t had success with any plums yet, they’re always too sharp. Good for curries instead of tomatoes though
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 20 10:46 am   Subject: Gas fired turbines
Serious thinking, with BoJo and Trump as leaders?
  Topic: Great food database
tahir

Replies: 4
Views: 737
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 20 7:16 am   Subject: Great food database
https://foodb.ca/foods/FOOD00105

Who knew there were so many compounds in apples?

Food is crazily complex.
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 20 12:32 pm   Subject: Gas fired turbines
tides are reliable

Why the Severn hasn't got a working barrage up yet is beyond me. It was being talked about when I was a kid!
  Topic: Gas fired turbines
tahir

Replies: 62
Views: 3227
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 20 12:32 pm   Subject: Gas fired turbines
https://electrek.co/2020/08/12/tesla-big-battery-shows-record-mw-range-expansion/

There's ways and means. This is VERY far from being mature tech. Huge amount of research going in to panels and bat ...
  Topic: Veg to sow now...
tahir

Replies: 17
Views: 1555
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 20 8:33 pm   Subject: Veg to sow now...
Wonder mesh is great for all flying bugs. I might still have some. Do you want me to check?
  Topic: Veg to sow now...
tahir

Replies: 17
Views: 1555
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 20 10:17 am   Subject: Veg to sow now...
I'd cover the leeks with mesh too, leek moth had become quite an issue for us by the time we gave the plot up.
  Topic: Veg to sow now...
tahir

Replies: 17
Views: 1555
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 20 10:16 am   Subject: Veg to sow now...
The only way we could grow brassicas was under wonder mesh, otherwise between the pigeons, caterpillars and flea beetle they were doomed.
 
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