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  Topic: Barley Water
buzzy

Replies: 5
Views: 87
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 20 9:45 am   Subject: Barley Water
My first look at "how to make barley water" produced a recipe for making it using the boiling method, followed by a recipe for 'raw barley water'. Might be worth a look for that.

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 20 9:34 am   Subject: Wildlife
I have read that owls and bops aren't the only birds to cast pellets. I seem to recall that Robins have been seen doing so. It makes sense to get rid of indigestible stuff in that way, especially if y ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat May 30, 20 1:03 pm   Subject: Wildlife
According to Wikipedia the boys have longer and looser neck feathers, used in display. The girls' neck feathers are shorter and more pointed. You may need to be a Starling to appreciate these differen ...
  Topic: Good or Bad Idea?
buzzy

Replies: 32
Views: 945
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri May 29, 20 10:54 pm   Subject: Good or Bad Idea?
Ditto!

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri May 29, 20 10:51 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Wow! That's a stunner!

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu May 28, 20 3:44 pm   Subject: Wildlife
What a pal and I used to call "furry little sh**heads" !

Henry
  Topic: air quality
buzzy

Replies: 44
Views: 1156
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon May 25, 20 9:25 pm   Subject: air quality
Square wheels should do the job!

Henry
  Topic: air quality
buzzy

Replies: 44
Views: 1156
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon May 25, 20 2:31 pm   Subject: air quality
Or a box load of cattle Chris,

One thing that`s worrying is the number of people knocked down on the roads at present,i`m sure that will increase with more electric cars when you cannot hear them c ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat May 23, 20 4:05 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Which plant was it on? Habitat is often useful for ID purposes. Unlikely to do you much harm but insect secretions and eyes are often a bad mix. Also, from experiences, insects flying off rape fields ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat May 23, 20 9:46 am   Subject: Wildlife
Look what the cat brought in! Or at least was patting it on the floor in front of me yesterday afternoon.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/30227/rhyssa+1.jpgRhyssa persuasoria), an ectoparasite on ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu May 21, 20 9:30 am   Subject: Wildlife
dpack, you have this photography business well and truly sussed. I'm pretty certain your charming spider is the Zebra Spider (Salticus scenicus). Supposedly usually found on walls - is there one close ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 20, 20 10:51 pm   Subject: Wildlife
dpack, you have this photography business well and truly sussed. I'm pretty certain your charming spider is the Zebra Spider (Salticus scenicus). Supposedly usually found on walls - is there one close ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 20, 20 12:35 pm   Subject: Wildlife
I found a bumble bee on the brick path in front of the polytunnel a couple of days ago.
I am wondering what killed it. Lack of food or water?

Could be starvation. Or cold. Or parasites.
I assume ...
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 987
Views: 416413
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 20, 20 9:14 am   Subject: Wildlife
That bee picture is extra special. Well done dpack.

Interesting about the eye make-up being different from side to side, but apparently stable through moults. You just need twice as many pics to ge ...
  Topic: Keeping egg yolks
buzzy

Replies: 27
Views: 3388
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue May 19, 20 4:03 pm   Subject: Keeping egg yolks
If you have a blank wall and some artistic leanings you could make tempera, which apparently keeps for about a week if you add a few drops of vinegar. Deeper delving into the web may reveal ways of ke ...
 
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