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  Topic: Amelanchier
DoneWick

Replies: 7
Views: 7319

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:26 pm   Subject: Amelanchier
Thanks.
  Topic: Beech hedging.
DoneWick

Replies: 4
Views: 5079

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:04 pm   Subject: Beech hedging.
Thanks, that sounds good.
  Topic: Amelanchier
DoneWick

Replies: 7
Views: 7319

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:07 am   Subject: Amelanchier
I set three Amelachier plants in my garden six years ago. They are doing reasonably well but if anybody has some tips or growing experience would interested in what they have to say. Thanks.
  Topic: Beech hedging.
DoneWick

Replies: 4
Views: 5079

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:54 am   Subject: Beech hedging.
Previous years I have been using the woodchip that is sold in Lidl.
  Topic: Beech hedging.
DoneWick

Replies: 4
Views: 5079

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:50 pm   Subject: Beech hedging.
Re. Beech Hedging. Curious to know about the benefits of mulching my hedge. It is doing reasonably well considering the poor quality of the ground it is set in. I appreciate that mulching can help the ...
  Topic: Patio and garden weed.
DoneWick

Replies: 6
Views: 6211

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 9:44 pm   Subject: Patio and garden weed.
Thanks, sorted. Himalayan Balsam.
  Topic: Patio and garden weed.
DoneWick

Replies: 6
Views: 6211

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 8:42 pm   Subject: Patio and garden weed.
Hi, trying to identify a weed growing in my garden. It has a serrated green leaf with wine coloured tints at the edges. The leaves are presently about 6 cm long, and have a central vein that is also w ...
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:14 pm   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
It also explains the brown grass where the starling are most prevalent.
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:12 pm   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
Crikey, just read that at their "economic threshold of 1 million per hectare the weight of leatherjackets feeding below ground can be greater than the weight of livestock above ground"..
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:45 pm   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
Thanks Sue, you have answered one question that I was very curious about. I have been inundated with Starlings during their nesting season and was very curious to know what they were actually eating.. ...
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 5:53 pm   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
TMAK,
I did an extensive amount of drainage work, both by machine and by hand. I scarified in Autumn and I also aerated. It is hugely improved on what I started out with but as one of the posters ...
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 5:36 pm   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
That's interesting about the Birch. Looking at another garden nearby that is on similarly acidic soil, the owner has planted large amounts of Broom and it seems to have created a soil ( of sorts) out ...
  Topic: Liming on boggy ground.
DoneWick

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:11 am   Subject: Liming on boggy ground.
Thanks very much for all the information, very much appreciated.
  Topic: Yellow Birch.
DoneWick

Replies: 1
Views: 3651

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:55 am   Subject: Yellow Birch.
Curious to know if anybody has any knowledge on the Yellow Birch? There are two trees close to where I live with Birch like bark but with larger, broader leaves that turn a rich yellow in Autumn. I ...
  Topic: Tree identification
DoneWick

Replies: 2
Views: 4076

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:45 am   Subject: Tree identification
Thanks, one letter made all the difference to the google search. It is Autumn Spire and was purchased in a nursery in Donegal.
 
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