Irish Gardeners Forum Home
 FAQFAQ   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Custom Search
   
Weather Report /
Moon Phase for Ireland

Search found 17 matches
Irish Gardeners Forum Home
Author Message
  Topic: Blight Warning Concerns.
Hammer

Replies: 3
Views: 3073

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:22 pm   Subject: Blight Warning Concerns.
Good thinking My Potatoes, i was overlooking that sensible option, that is what i shall do, just remove all the foliage and leave the spuds in the ground to keep them fresh till i need them. Smile
Thank ...
  Topic: Blight Warning Concerns.
Hammer

Replies: 3
Views: 3073

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:10 pm   Subject: Blight Warning Concerns.
I have a concern with my spuds as there are blight warnings here from tomorrow (south of Ireland) i have resistant maincrop 'Sarpo Mira's' but my earlies 'British Queens' are next to them and i fear t ...
  Topic: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
Hammer

Replies: 6
Views: 7383

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:11 pm   Subject: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
I followed tippben's advice and so far so good, no further browning of the foliage and the sap is now starting to trickle from a crack in the bark and it is a clear golden brown and it is generally lo ...
  Topic: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
Hammer

Replies: 6
Views: 7383

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:51 pm   Subject: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
Thank you all for your replies
. At no stage did the pot dry out, having said that too much water is as big an issue for fir/cedar type trees as too little although i don't water it except in prolong ...
  Topic: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
Hammer

Replies: 6
Views: 7383

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:52 pm   Subject: Sick Juniper Tree - Help needed !!!
I have a sick tree and could do with some help urgently.

I have had this tree which i believe is a Juniper but what variety etc i have no idea and have been unable to find out on the internet. I ha ...
  Topic: Planning a Vegetable Garden? How to Make a Vegetable Garden.
Hammer

Replies: 41
Views: 314593

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:05 am   Subject: Planning a Vegetable Garden? How to Make a Vegetable Garden.
http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/jumping/jumping0002.gif
  Topic: weedkiller for lawn
Hammer

Replies: 4
Views: 8619

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:33 pm   Subject: weedkiller for lawn
does anyone know if i can spray lawn with Rosate 36 to kill weeds without harming the grass?
Regards
  Topic: Apple tree with small insects in leaves?
Hammer

Replies: 7
Views: 8932

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:33 am   Subject: Apple tree with small insects in leaves?
Aphids can be very difficult to get rid of, get rid of the aphids and the ants will leave. Spray with a washing up liquid solution of 1/2 a teaspoon to 1 liter of water, as you say the leaves curl up ...
  Topic: Creeping Buttercup Help !
Hammer

Replies: 0
Views: 2468

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:43 pm   Subject: Creeping Buttercup Help !
Hello all,
I have a problem with creeping buttercup in a 2 year old lawn. I have 5 litres of Rosetta 36, can i use this on the lawn or will it damage the grass?
I have been digging out the roots now ...
  Topic: Potato Help Please !!!
Hammer

Replies: 1
Views: 1470

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 12:42 pm   Subject: Potato Help Please !!!
Hello All,
I planted early potatoes (Home Gaurd) on March 25th -these were chitted-also Maincrop (King Edwards) - not chitted on the same day.
Now the Maincrop are starting to show fl ...
  Topic: Frost damage
Hammer

Replies: 9
Views: 11104

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 12:36 pm   Subject: Frost damage
Hi Protein,
well, i only have two tree ferns, both Dicksonia Antartica which is the hardiest variety, well established plants are supposed to be o.k. up to minus 10 degrees, but we, ...
  Topic: Potato blight or something else???
Hammer

Replies: 10
Views: 7534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:56 pm   Subject: Potato blight or something else???
Very glad to be wrong on this one.
Good Luck - Hammer
  Topic: Frost damage
Hammer

Replies: 9
Views: 11104

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 21, 2011 10:28 am   Subject: Frost damage
I was talking to the owner of one of my local garden centers /nurseries the other day and he showed me the damage the winter had inflicted upon him, he had lost 40,000 euro worth of roses and his trop ...
  Topic: Potato blight or something else???
Hammer

Replies: 10
Views: 7534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 10:08 am   Subject: Potato blight or something else???
I,m sorry to say that looks like Blight to me, i had it last year. Others on this forum will confirm. If it is blight, this is what i did last year.
1) Cut down ALL folioage from potatoes and destroy ...
  Topic: potatoes.
Hammer

Replies: 9
Views: 5426

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 8:19 am   Subject: potatoes.
It,s not Blight as far as i know, with Blight the leaves go brown very quickly, i mean within a couple of days, but do not collapse first, are thay getting enough water or did they get overheated. Pos ...
 
Page 1 of 2 Goto page 1, 2  Next
All times are GMT
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

Privacy Policy | Copyright © 2006 - present IrishGardeners.com (part of GardenPlansIreland.com)