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  Topic: Advice on covering bank
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 14
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:08 pm   Subject: Advice on covering bank
A bank of prostrate junipers? There're blue ones, golden ones and ones that are green but turn ruby red in the winter.

A whole bank of Purple Ajuga (Evening Glow for example). It'll stifle all the ...
  Topic: Advice on covering bank
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 14
Views: 18178

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:01 pm   Subject: Advice on covering bank
The plastic is a weed membrane (or weed fabric) and i would recommend using it. However; in your case the slope of your bank seems quite steep and you would not be able to cover the weed membrane with ...
  Topic: Advice on covering bank
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 14
Views: 18178

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:40 pm   Subject: Advice on covering bank
Hello bill

Some options include:
Heathers (space 60cm apart and weed regularly, should fill out after 2 or 3 years) Summer flowering heathers (Calluna) require acidic soils, otherwise go for wint ...
  Topic: Advice on covering bank
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 14
Views: 18178

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:22 pm   Subject: Advice on covering bank
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  Topic: Advice on covering bank
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 14
Views: 18178

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:51 pm   Subject: Advice on covering bank
Hi all,

I'm new here and new to this gardening lark. I am looking for advice on covering a bank that drops from my driveway down to a part of the garden.
The bank is approx 30mtrs long so I am lo ...
  Topic: Hello
Bill O Herlihy

Replies: 6
Views: 9219

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:31 pm   Subject: Hello
Hello all,

I'm not the real Bill i'm afraid, he just happened to be on the tv when i was deciding on a username.
Anyway, just set a new lawn around 10/12 weeks ago on a 0.6 acre site. It got its f ...
 
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