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  Topic: Irish garden on Gardeners' World.
AJ

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PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2016 1:14 pm   Subject: Irish garden on Gardeners' World.
Hope they don't want to come and see my garden anytime soon. On 2 weeks hols, hired a mini digger last week end, got a bit carried away, cant do much now because the place is like a bog with all the r ...
  Topic: What a difference a year makes
AJ

Replies: 10
Views: 6901

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:37 pm   Subject: What a difference a year makes
That's some size plot and for sure that was a surprise and a hallf. Was doing a bit of research recently and apparently brassica's supress weed growth the year following harvesting. Don't know how tru ...
  Topic: Composting on concrete
AJ

Replies: 2
Views: 3366

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:27 pm   Subject: Composting on concrete
Yep, I come and go, always finding something or other to distract me. In fairness my garden is looking good but my resolve is to get the veg element sorted by the end of the year.

Regards
  Topic: Composting on concrete
AJ

Replies: 2
Views: 3366

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:01 pm   Subject: Composting on concrete
Will compost matter break down when placed on a concrete base as opposed to being placed on the ground.

Regards
  Topic: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
AJ

Replies: 7
Views: 6326

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:55 pm   Subject: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
Ah Blowin,
Good to hear from you again. I think the best thing I can do is to grow veg in the other 2 beds. seems to be the thing to do. thanks guys
  Topic: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
AJ

Replies: 7
Views: 6326

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:20 am   Subject: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
Windy siite, so fencing all round poly tunnel and beds area. Going to run chain link on the outside of fencing and that will be the area for sweet pea's and pea's. On the inside of the fencing going t ...
  Topic: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
AJ

Replies: 7
Views: 6326

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:56 pm   Subject: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
Guys, many thanks for the replies, marigolds are my absolute favorite and this is the first year I haven't grown 200 plants from seed for pots around the garden. Windy site, so they perform well., and ...
  Topic: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
AJ

Replies: 7
Views: 6326

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:16 pm   Subject: 3 bed rotation system incorporating flowers.
This might seem like a strange question but I have a poly tunnel to grow all the veg I want. However I have 3 large beds to grow potatoes in outdoors. Are there any flowers I can grow in beds 2 and 3 ...
  Topic: Rose choice
AJ

Replies: 6
Views: 6522

PostForum: Roses in Ireland   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:43 am   Subject: Rose choice
Two great choices there, looks like the problem is solved, Well maybe not, with all the rain that fell since last nite, seem to have a liittle bit of a water logging problem with the bed. HMMMMMMMM
  Topic: Rose choice
AJ

Replies: 6
Views: 6522

PostForum: Roses in Ireland   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:38 pm   Subject: Rose choice
Just googled that one, looks like a runner, of course I forgot the aspect, west facing.

Thanks
  Topic: Rose choice
AJ

Replies: 6
Views: 6522

PostForum: Roses in Ireland   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:17 pm   Subject: Rose choice
Hi to all,
As always looking for a bit of advice. Want to plant some climbing roses along the back and some low growing bush roses along the front. Site exposed. Like red and other vivid bright colou ...
  Topic: Water butt disaster!
AJ

Replies: 10
Views: 7695

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 8:41 pm   Subject: Water butt disaster!
Debris is a bit of a problem alright, no matter how often you clean the chutes. Haven't had much time lately to solvce problems, but the quick fix I am using is a nylon stocking (borrowed from the b ...
  Topic: Greenhouse foundations
AJ

Replies: 7
Views: 7276

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:37 pm   Subject: Greenhouse foundations
What I did was I poured a strip foundation, laid standard blocks all the way around, I then screwed treated timber to the top of the blocks, drilled holes in the sill of the greenhouse and screwed the ...
  Topic: Which seeds?
AJ

Replies: 5
Views: 5966

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:29 pm   Subject: Which seeds?
The better half keeps giving out that I grow the same variety year in, year out, and end up with a sea of orange, so this year going to grow 3 different varieties.
  Topic: Which seeds?
AJ

Replies: 5
Views: 5966

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:10 pm   Subject: Which seeds?
I find marigolds absolutely fantastic, low maintainance, they will last from june right up to the first frosts provided you deadhead (so easy to do), water well and feed fortnightly once they show sig ...
 
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