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  Topic: rewilding, discuss?
gz

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 22 8:58 am   Subject: rewilding, discuss?
When I have seen TV programmes about tree planting, they seem to be far too close and in a grid pattern... doesn't feel right.
  Topic: rewilding, discuss?
gz

Replies: 10
Views: 96
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 22 8:58 am   Subject: rewilding, discuss?
When I have seen TV programmes about tree planting, they seem to be far too close and in a grid pattern... doesn't feel right.
  Topic: rewilding, discuss?
gz

Replies: 10
Views: 96
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 22 8:40 pm   Subject: rewilding, discuss?
I can see the point of Knepp in a way...creating a big enough oasis that nature can re-establish and be safe. Then gradually recolonise adjacent areas..
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 22 7:19 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Just seen a picture of efficient Tamworth diggers on Knepp Wilding's Instagram feed
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 22 8:43 am   Subject: Wildlife
I had heard that domestic pigs are good for eradicating bracken?
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 22 7:30 pm   Subject: Wildlife
And pigs...wild pigs..
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Nov 30, 22 8:20 am   Subject: Wildlife
No they shouldn't...sparrows are a bit of a nuisance here, and there are goldfinch, yellow hammers, thrushes and others I can't remember....brought here as a "home from home"
Then rats that escaped f ...
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 22 5:50 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Here South of Christchurch in a small village , in the garden we have goldfinches and the morning starts with Blackbird territorial battles
  Topic: rat day, or week
gz

Replies: 27
Views: 36991
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 22 2:28 pm   Subject: rat day, or week
Brilliant!
  Topic: Long range EVs
gz

Replies: 32
Views: 5501
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 22 8:43 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Lithium can apparently be extracted from seawater..but with the expense that won't be done.
  Topic: Long range EVs
gz

Replies: 32
Views: 5501
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 22 10:35 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Vehicle batteries can move on to other jobs when they have finished their vehicle life.
There is at present as far as I know development of house batteries using ex-vehicle batteries.
Then of course ...
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 22 11:05 am   Subject: Wildlife
We are seeing them back here, but we are on the edge of a scheme, and have farmland and a nature reserve around the village.
Fairly reduced numbers, I get the feeling that it is youngsters establishi ...
  Topic: Wildlife
gz

Replies: 2258
Views: 2475798
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 22 8:51 am   Subject: Wildlife
Hope that butterfly survives ok!
We have a few tortoiseshell butterflies hibernating in the corners of our bedroom ceiling and the bike room..I try and persuade the ones that start flying around into ...
  Topic: Yellow Tomato & Ginger Chutney (AKA Brave Man's Chutney)
gz

Replies: 7
Views: 7599
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 22 4:35 pm   Subject: Yellow Tomato & Ginger Chutney (AKA Brave Man's Chutney)
We have a half jar over..will try that just before we go to NZ, should have just about matured enough just to try by then
  Topic: Yellow Tomato & Ginger Chutney (AKA Brave Man's Chutney)
gz

Replies: 7
Views: 7599
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 22 4:17 pm   Subject: Yellow Tomato & Ginger Chutney (AKA Brave Man's Chutney)
Woohoo
Just made this, it will be interesting when it has matured..it is hot but exceedingly nice now
 
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