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by Margaid
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Hatching in Eglu go
Replies: 12
Views: 1176

Re: Hatching in Eglu go

Fingers crossed!!
by Margaid
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Moths
Replies: 7
Views: 690

Re: Moths

Moths used to freak me out too Lady A - I think it's the way they flutter around in lampshades and then zoom out, seemingly straight at you. Since I discovered there a day flying moths as well, which are beautiful, I've become less panicky at night. Saw a Tiger Moth on my runner beans a couple of da...
by Margaid
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Wildflower ID help
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Wildflower ID help

It isn't a wildflower Tweetypie, it's caused by the rose gall wasp

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=826
by Margaid
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 44
Views: 2880

Re: What can we do?

Were you able to dig into an existing bank? Looks fantastic!
by Margaid
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 44
Views: 2880

Re: What can we do?

I was disappointed with my result as I recycle everything. My non-recyclable waste is less than 10 litres a week (I empty the kitchen bin because it can start to smell, not because the 10 litre bin is full). 67% of my footprint is "Home" but they don't' give any real help except suggesting changing ...
by Margaid
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 44
Views: 2880

Re: What can we do?

I had to look up "earth berm" building. What a fantastic idea although I can't see it catching on in our towns and cities. Please tell us more Shadrach.
by Margaid
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 44
Views: 2880

Re: What can we do?

Mine was above UK average but of course doesn't take into account I don't have the option of mains gas for heating; no public transport that goes anywhere near the places I go; that the roads are too narrow with lots of HGVs to make cycling an option; I have four rescue cats and I can't afford to ch...
by Margaid
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What an Honour
Replies: 9
Views: 975

Re: What an Honour

bigyetiman wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:52 am
Scary, but an honour, still could be worse you could be judging a children's fancy dress, and dealing with enraged parents
:lol: :lol: :-)10 :-)10 :-)10
by Margaid
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What an Honour
Replies: 9
Views: 975

Re: What an Honour

Sounds a fabulous but slightly scary opportunity Hen-Gen! Well done! Hope it stays dry for the trials.
by Margaid
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Newcastle Virus
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: Newcastle Virus

Are you able to buy eggs for hatching? Not a short term solution I know but if you don't know when quarantine will end ...

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