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  Topic: Grow bags in my greenhouse, need a little guidance.
Garlicbreath

Replies: 611
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:58 pm   Subject: Grow bags in my greenhouse, need a little guidance.
Thanks Spuds Laughing

Oca seems to be sold out everywhere but, on the up side, I did get some Egyptian Walking Onions which are currently waiting out the cold in the porch!
  Topic: Grow bags in my greenhouse, need a little guidance.
Garlicbreath

Replies: 611
Views: 707856

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:37 pm   Subject: Grow bags in my greenhouse, need a little guidance.
Had to go and look up oca... never heard of it before! Sounds ideally suited to our climate, where can I get some?
  Topic: Egyptian Walking Onions
Garlicbreath

Replies: 4
Views: 4873

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: Egyptian Walking Onions
Thanks for the info folks, I'll let you all know when I get some Smile
  Topic: Egyptian Walking Onions
Garlicbreath

Replies: 4
Views: 4873

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:35 am   Subject: Egyptian Walking Onions
Just came across a reference to these and had to investigate Very Happy

Does anyone have any or know anywhere (in Ireland) they can be sourced?
  Topic: Ballymore Garden near Gorey
Garlicbreath

Replies: 4
Views: 8576

PostForum: Garden visits   Posted: Wed May 30, 2012 9:29 am   Subject: Ballymore Garden near Gorey
Heads Up!! This garden is having an open day on 3 June 2012 - Bank Holiday Monday. Highly recommended if anyone is in the vicinity.
  Topic: Ladybirds - Where are they???
Garlicbreath

Replies: 49
Views: 70421

PostForum: Irish Wildlife, Irish Wild flowers and nature gardening.   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:44 am   Subject: Ladybirds - Where are they???
Hi walltoall Smile Yep, all 7 spot so far, but I'm happy with that! I don't remember seeing so many for a long time.
  Topic: Ladybirds - Where are they???
Garlicbreath

Replies: 49
Views: 70421

PostForum: Irish Wildlife, Irish Wild flowers and nature gardening.   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:19 pm   Subject: Ladybirds - Where are they???
Time to resurrect this thread?? Aren't there a lot of ladybirds around this year? Hurray Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Calling all Gardeners/landscapers and Horticulturalists.
Garlicbreath

Replies: 5
Views: 6503

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:19 pm   Subject: Calling all Gardeners/landscapers and Horticulturalists.
Hi Ben Moore

I'm gutted I only saw your post now. I'm involved with a new community garden project in Co. Wexford and we would love to welcome you for a visit. If you're ever in this neck of the ...
  Topic: Mystery plant spotted in Kerry!
Garlicbreath

Replies: 4
Views: 5420

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:53 pm   Subject: Mystery plant spotted in Kerry!
Thanks for the suggestions folks. It's not a trefoil - wrong leaves and I'd paused at goldenrod too but that's not it. I'd never heard of roseroot but no, it's not a succulent type plant. I thought ...
  Topic: Mystery plant spotted in Kerry!
Garlicbreath

Replies: 4
Views: 5420

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:27 pm   Subject: Mystery plant spotted in Kerry!
Can anyone id this plant spotted growing on a cliff in Dunquin near Dingle. I'm afraid the quality of the photos isn't great. I've been through every book I have and can't find this one!
  Topic: watering house plants
Garlicbreath

Replies: 5
Views: 9728

PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:40 pm   Subject: watering house plants
I haven't heard that one before so really can't comment Smile My feeling is that it's the central heating causing excessive dryness. You could try misting it regularly and see if that helps.
  Topic: watering house plants
Garlicbreath

Replies: 5
Views: 9728

PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:18 am   Subject: watering house plants
Hi Banner, your arrangement of pots on stones over water sounds absolutely right to create a humid atmosphere around the plants. This is really important in a heated house as it gets really dry as yo ...
  Topic: New Community Garden in the South East
Garlicbreath

Replies: 3
Views: 5975

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:33 pm   Subject: New Community Garden in the South East
Work is progressing very well in the community garden. The polytunnel is up and the first few plants were put in yesterday. We've started work on the raised beds outside - there will be 6 BIG beds! ...
  Topic: covering wall
Garlicbreath

Replies: 7
Views: 13189

PostForum: Climbers and creepers in Ireland, including wall shrubs   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:20 pm   Subject: covering wall
I'm not sure how close to plant them, I'd guess 1 foot to 18 inches apart depending on how vigorous the variety is but I'm sure someone else can be more specific. As regards varieties, did a quick se ...
  Topic: covering wall
Garlicbreath

Replies: 7
Views: 13189

PostForum: Climbers and creepers in Ireland, including wall shrubs   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:51 am   Subject: covering wall
Ivy will cling to the wall with absolutely no support - it produces roots all along the stem for just that purpose. If you decide to go that route get small cheap plants as it's the new growth that w ...
 
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