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  Topic: Garden Birdwatch 2018
yummersetter

Replies: 13
Views: 1406
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 18 12:39 pm   Subject: Garden Birdwatch 2018
Rooky racket at sunset yesterday - our rookery has had about a dozen birds through the winter, but there was so much din I went out to look. Great excitement as about 150 rooks were flying round the t ...
  Topic: Garden Birdwatch 2018
yummersetter

Replies: 13
Views: 1406
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 18 10:15 am   Subject: Garden Birdwatch 2018
Not just us with Birdwatch then, its always an unusually quiet time here, but there are birds everywhere a couple of days later.
  Topic: hosting videos for website
yummersetter

Replies: 6
Views: 875
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 18 4:17 pm   Subject: hosting videos for website
Bella has a glorious arrogance and takes heed of no-one's approval or otherwise.

A good frame, strong muscles, a heart-warming colour and a joyous mentality, her pedigree lists good dogs I've kno ...
  Topic: hosting videos for website
yummersetter

Replies: 6
Views: 875
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 18 10:31 am   Subject: hosting videos for website
I think this was the only place in the online WORLD where I hadn't mentioned Bella's triumph

Thank you, YouTube it is then . . I've only been a watcher not a poster so far so will investiga ...
  Topic: Which apples, pears, plums?
yummersetter

Replies: 35
Views: 3429
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 2:53 pm   Subject: Which apples, pears, plums?
In that case, its likely the varieties would be from Robert Hogg's 'The Fruit Manual: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain' the BIble of Victorian fruit growing plus newer introducti ...
  Topic: Which apples, pears, plums?
yummersetter

Replies: 35
Views: 3429
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 12:43 pm   Subject: Which apples, pears, plums?
At least in Olden Days, most top fruit trees were bought from local growers (or Woolworths). In our case, we know Grandfather was loyal to the nearby Scotts Nurseries and we have their catalogues and ...
  Topic: hosting videos for website
yummersetter

Replies: 6
Views: 875
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 11:33 am   Subject: hosting videos for website
This will be numpty, I know, but though I'm expert on still photography, I've got no/little web or video expertise. I supply content for a website about our Irish Setters and have a 'video' header tha ...
  Topic: Which apples, pears, plums?
yummersetter

Replies: 35
Views: 3429
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 11:05 am   Subject: Which apples, pears, plums?
Brogdale and the RHS used to do a visual iD but didn't know what our rarities were. My grandfather loved collecting roses and apples so they could be virtually unique to our local orchards.

I regu ...
  Topic: Garden Birdwatch 2018
yummersetter

Replies: 13
Views: 1406
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 18 10:47 am   Subject: Garden Birdwatch 2018
When I grew up here, many years back, our cottage was thronged with house sparrows, but after a few decades of cat-loving neighbours and hedge-hating farmers they all disappeared.
A couple of years ...
  Topic: Which apples, pears, plums?
yummersetter

Replies: 35
Views: 3429
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 18 3:05 pm   Subject: Which apples, pears, plums?
Its safe to windowshop the Agroforestry site now https://www.agroforestry.co.uk/product-category/plants/top-fruit as they've sold out. Its very good for making the brain spin with new fruit and nut id ...
  Topic: What's Growing?
yummersetter

Replies: 9
Views: 1001
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 18 12:53 pm   Subject: What's Growing?
I was good with peppers, they were sown in early February, put in a propagator and most have come up - in fact all the ones which say difficult to germinate, so, inevitably the easy ones are just comp ...
  Topic: Posting Pictures of Wild Foods to Identify
yummersetter

Replies: 40
Views: 168614
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 17 3:42 pm   Subject: Posting Pictures of Wild Foods to Identify
I reckon they're crab-apples
  Topic: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
yummersetter

Replies: 18
Views: 12560
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 17 11:11 am   Subject: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
Just fighting the dogs for the last unpicked Red Windsors for breakfast. Red Alkemene is still hanging on and will be good to eat for a week or so. Windsor is such a convenient variety, tasting good f ...
  Topic: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
yummersetter

Replies: 18
Views: 12560
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 17 10:20 pm   Subject: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
I have a lot of Cox and Queen Cox trees which won't be ripe for two or three weeks yet, at least. I'd buy them from a farm shop rather than a supermarket to get the richness of flavour that is their s ...
  Topic: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
yummersetter

Replies: 18
Views: 12560
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 17 10:13 pm   Subject: Apple Variety...Windsor Early
I have Alkemene and Red Windsor; I'm not sure if Early Windsor is different but these two are very alike. It / they are really good apples, Red Windsor has the longest flowering period of any of my va ...
 
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