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  Topic: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:07 pm   Subject: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
Thanks for the info Smile
Had a look at the futureforests site. Apparently Gorse might be an option. On the woods side of things, i'm pretty sure i've found some Gorse on the side of a hill, also some ...
  Topic: Training blackberry brambles as a security hedge...
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Climbers and creepers in Ireland, including wall shrubs   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:43 pm   Subject: Training blackberry brambles as a security hedge...
A good Blackberry hedge should definitely be worth the work. Besides the flowers and berries, I know from a few unfortunate incidents that even a thin Blackberry makes it almost impossible to come thr ...
  Topic: Name of plant which has engulfed the other plants?
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:32 pm   Subject: Name of plant which has engulfed the other plants?
It's a pity about the bindweed, it's flowers are beautiful Sad
  Topic: A little tip on taking cuttings
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:18 pm   Subject: A little tip on taking cuttings
There's a lot of brainy ideas flyin around here, i'm giving that a go, so thanks for the info Laughing
  Topic: Growing native Irish trees from seed.
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:11 pm   Subject: Growing native Irish trees from seed.
Laughing


Even the trees in woods might have been planted originally, although it is true that there's a greater chance of this being the case in parks. Either way you just have to hope for the best ...
  Topic: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
CoillteÉire

Replies: 10
Views: 19058

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:55 pm   Subject: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
Hmm... That Sea Buckthorn could cause a problem Confused .
I'll have a look around at what's growing in other gardens, but there won't be a huge amount to go on, as many of the gardens around here tend be ...
  Topic: Native Irish Trees --- List of Trees Native to Ireland
CoillteÉire

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:05 pm   Subject: Native Irish Trees --- List of Trees Native to Ireland
things like eucalyptus trees, for instance, look totally alien here, and furthermore are of zero value to any form of wildlife whatsoever. I think gardeners should work within our native eco-system as ...
  Topic: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
CoillteÉire

Replies: 10
Views: 19058

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 12:53 pm   Subject: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
Thanks for the help everyone Smile
Our garden's about 80ft long and 20ft wide, but there are a few built structures (a roofed bench area, etc.) and a cabin/shed with foundations that go down a few feet ...
  Topic: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
CoillteÉire

Replies: 10
Views: 19058

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 3:53 pm   Subject: Native trees and shrubs for sandy coastal soil
Hi Very Happy
I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me here. I'm looking for native trees/shrubs that might be naturally suited to my area (dublin coast, probably within a mile from the bay).
I ...
  Topic: Irish native Hawthorn ... Crataegus monogyna .. Sceach Gheal
CoillteÉire

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:29 pm   Subject: Irish native Hawthorn ... Crataegus monogyna .. Sceach Gheal
That one tree can have so many flowers is incredible! Shocked
 
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