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A woodpecker nest discovered!
Oh, how happy we are! Yesterday we were on the road, when my friend called me and said, “Listen?” A truck passing by made me not hear anything, but a little later I heard! The sound of young birds, hungry young birds. And when I looked into the tree I was standing next to, I saw a perfectly round hole. Woodpeckers!! My friend, who is an excellent spotter, has discovered a woodpecker's nest! There may be no explanation that we went home to get our cameras right away.. And because the tree in question is on private property, asking the owner if we are allowed to photograph. That was no problem, so we back, and photographing from the car. Woodpeckers zijn namelijk schuwe vogels, en zoals vele vogels houden zij niet van een camera. By staying in the car and photographing from the car, we hope not to disturb the birds. We're talking here about the spotted Woodpecker. A bird smaller than I expected, also given the noise coming out of the nest. Father and mother Woodpecker do their best to provide the children with food, a beautiful sight! We'll check to see if the coast is clear before Mom or Dad plunges in. By the way, that's fast. Before you know it, they'll be gone.. The neatly round hole is big enough for mom and dad to slide through. It seems that the eggs have just hatched: the nest is well kept clean by the parents, and it seems that eggshells are being cleaned. It's hard work, such a nest full of children: Mom and Dad unload each other at a fast pace, and that sometimes means you have to wait for each other.... Hey, hurry up, I want to go in.! Yeah, I'm gonna.... (the picture is not sharp, the woodpecker was too fast!) Hey, hey, now I can get in.... The photo below is blurry, but indicates at what rate the parents pay off each other. ( My camera takes up to 60 photos per SECOND! ) One leaves, the other shoots up, into the nest. I've been told that in the nest there are 4 to 7 eggs, and so 4 to 7 young are now fighting for food. And again, a parent with an eggshell disappears, clearing up that mess! With a final cleanup picture I leave the nest for today. We will try to follow the nest, within three weeks the boy should fly out, we hope to be able to take a lot of pictures before that time.... Obviously, I don't reveal the place where we find this nest, we don't want to disturb the birds. The pictures are of course all taken by me with my Olympus OMD EM1-MRK 2, and not free to use. #naturephotography #spottedwoodpecker #nest #pretty #nognomed #thrilled #thrilledei
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So you can grow your own turmeric at home unlimited
#kurkuma #kruiden #gezondheid #diy Turmeric is probably one of the healthiest herbs in the world. - Medical experts claim that this herb provides more than 600 preventive and therapeutic benefits for health. Turmeric has powerful antibacterial and antiseptic properties, which makes this spice very useful for treating and cleaning wounds. But this herb is also very popular for its anti-inflammatory properties. Some medical experts argue that this herb is even more powerful than ibuprofen. This article describes how to grow unlimited turmeric in your own home. So, if you think that this spice is expensive and you would like to grow your own, homemade, 100% natural turmeric, then you should definitely read the article below. How to grow turmeric indoors? This super healthy root has grown from rhizomes, rhizomes. Turmeric itself does not spread seeds. You just need to buy a turmeric root at the nearest supermarket or in your local nature food store. Follow the simple instructions. First you need to break a larger rhizome into smaller pieces that have 2 or 3 buds. Then you need to fill pots with a rich organic soil, which is slightly moist, yet well drained. The rhizomes should be placed approximately 5 cm below the bottom surface, with the buds upwards. When everything is ready, you can add some water. This is it. Your turmeric will also benefit from 2 monthly feedings with a good organic fertilizer or compost tea. How do you water your turmeric? First, you need to know that this root loves water, so you need to keep the soil moist, especially in a warm, dry climate. You need to water the root every two days. Or spray with a spray bottle. In colder climates, he must have less water. The soil should never be soaked! This is the most important key to watering your turmeric. How to harvest turmeric? First, you need to know that it usually takes between 8-10 months for the edible rhizomes to mature. The leaves and stems are also edible, but most people harvest turmeric only for the roots. Different herbs can usually be harvested several times during the growing season, but turmeric can only be harvested once, if it is mature enough. So, when you notice that the rhizomes are large enough, you can dig out all the rhizomes from the pot. The rhizomes are best if they are harvested all at once. take them all out and you can store some pieces for planting for the next season. Please note that you change the soil, because the original soil will be depleted of nutrients. Storage and use You should keep the turmeric roots in a cold and dry place. If you are ready to use your turmeric roots, then you need to follow these simple instructions: in the first place, you need to boil the roots for 45 minutes. After that, you need to store them in a dry place and dry the roots for 1 week. After one week, you need to put on rubber gloves (otherwise your hands will turn bright yellow) and peel the turmeric roots. After that, you can grind the peeled carrots into spices, which you can use in many different meals and dishes. You can also make a delicious turmeric tea or latte. This super healthy root system is full of healthy nutrients that offer a lot of health benefits. This way you can now grow your own 100% organic turmeric spice that you can add to your favorite meals or smoothies. Lasagna with that little bit more - Read more This must be just about the healthiest spring soup - Read more Turmeric is very valuable for women after menopause - Read more Read more - Anise for your health, the kitchen and beauty care - Greek alant, the inulin champion, but also much more - What you need to know about matcha, and how to use it - Source: foodsandhealthylife.com If you liked it or useful, share it with your friends, they will appreciate it.Click +Follow to stay up to date on Yoors World
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