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Arthur Two Sheds Jackson
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 9:16 pm    Post subject: Willow Hedge Reply with quote

hi all,
i would like to plant a willow hedge to protect my veg garden from wind(very exposed site) problem is that money is tight at the moment and I'm wondering if I can plant willows found on riverbanks etc? and if so where are the best places to find in North Kerry / North Cork area?

Thanks in advance Smile

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 1:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im not from kerry so dont know where to source them but go to the search panel at top right click in box www.gardenplansireland.com type in wilow hedges into box and this will bring up all posts on willow hedges on this forum. Good luck.
As a matter of intrest it is easily done that is collecting willow and just sticking it in the ground no experience or horticulture knowledge required.
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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

. I planted willow sticks as markers for my veggies one year and the all sprouted and grew 5' by the end of the year... my best crop!!
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