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  Topic: Potatoe Blight?
Iain

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:34 am   Subject: Potatoe Blight?
Well it seems it was blight. It got a lot worse a couple of days later, so we dug up the potatoes underneath and they actually, more or less seemed fine, especially the Epicure 1st early ones.

So w ...
  Topic: Potatoe Blight?
Iain

Replies: 3
Views: 7523

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:42 pm   Subject: Potatoe Blight?
Came back from a weekend away and have noticed some patches on my potatoes.

Some plants had died off over the past couple of weeks but I didn't really take much notice as there was plenty of health ...
  Topic: Dock Seeds and burning
Iain

Replies: 2
Views: 5310

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:01 pm   Subject: Dock Seeds and burning
Great thanks.

Just have to pick a good not too windy day just to be sure of not spreading them too much.
  Topic: dealing with snails organically, maybe
Iain

Replies: 14
Views: 23583

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:04 pm   Subject: dealing with snails organically, maybe
what brand are they? and how do they work?

Ferramol, made by Fruit Hill Farm (at least their name is on the label) but I got mine from EcoShop, since the postage worked out cheaper for me.

To qu ...
  Topic: dealing with snails organically, maybe
Iain

Replies: 14
Views: 23583

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:59 pm   Subject: dealing with snails organically, maybe
Organic slug pellets, only answer. I use them and had no slug problems this year so far. Very Happy

Using them myself as well and they seem to work alright. My first lot of sunflowers were eaten to the gro ...
  Topic: Dock Seeds and burning
Iain

Replies: 2
Views: 5310

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:55 pm   Subject: Dock Seeds and burning
Hi,

I have lots of docks on my land going to seed where the grass hasn't been cut. There's probably about 100 or so of them.

We have been cutting them off just below where the seeds are and put ...
  Topic: Hi all
Iain

Replies: 9
Views: 9751

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 2:33 pm   Subject: Hi all
Em I hope not, since I've still only gotten around to digging a bit of one so far. Although I have potatoes chitted and sweetcorn growing in trays so I guess that gives me a head start.

In a new ho ...
 
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