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  Topic: Darby O'Gill and the evil leprechaun game.
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PostForum: Garden jokes, games and puzzles   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 8:12 pm   Subject: Darby O'Gill and the evil leprechaun game.
Wish granted but all the other trees in your garden are ESB poles.

I wish dockleaves would grow slower than lawn grass
  Topic: The three sisters?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 8:08 am   Subject: The three sisters?
Agreed! I pick all the small squashes during late summer - the ones I know will not ripen. Makes a beautiful stew!
  Topic: Hi, I'm in an awful mess!
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 8:06 am   Subject: Hi, I'm in an awful mess!
A high vent will be preferable - hot air rises and you want to get rid of the hot air.

I installed a door in the back coved with fly screen to keep the cat out. During winter I have a plastic co ...
  Topic: Help! The slugs have eaten my cabbages etc.
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 8:00 am   Subject: Help! The slugs have eaten my cabbages etc.
I had a look at the offer from the Irish times. €16.99. A full €3 discount. Postage comes to €6.95.

Mr Middelton does not offer a discount the same stuff is sold at €16.95. NO postage ...
  Topic: Help! The slugs have eaten my cabbages etc.
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 8:54 pm   Subject: Help! The slugs have eaten my cabbages etc.
me too. i just wonder what the neighbours must think.

I don't have any neighbours. Very Happy .....but I do have slugs Confused . Is there a difference?

At least you can't blame the neighbours for not tendi ...
  Topic: Hi, I'm in an awful mess!
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 8:46 pm   Subject: Hi, I'm in an awful mess!
Digger Dan your poly tunnel looks like the business. The only criticism I have is that you did not install a door in the back plane as well. During summer you will need a bit of cross ventilation to ...
  Topic: Darby O'Gill and the evil leprechaun game.
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PostForum: Garden jokes, games and puzzles   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 7:41 pm   Subject: Darby O'Gill and the evil leprechaun game.
Wish granted, your wife is evil to you as well.

I wish my avocado pear tree would bear fruit.
  Topic: The three sisters?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 7:22 pm   Subject: The three sisters?
Liparis, I bought some seeds off eBay.co.uk, not eBay.ie. The seller, willow8spike_seedaholic is in Ireland and postage is very reasonable. A fair variety is available. I buy my squash seeds from K ...
  Topic: The three sisters?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:52 pm   Subject: The three sisters?
Since the beans needs a shoulder to lean on I normally plant a bean plant next to each corn stork. I have tried 3 bean plants per corn, with very little adverse effects other than harvesting the bean ...
  Topic: The three sisters?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:18 pm   Subject: The three sisters?
Butternuts are freely available from fruit and vegetable shops at present. They are very nice when boiled up, the excess water drained and then dished up as a normal serving of vegetable. We would a ...
  Topic: How To Grow BlueBerries - One Of The Top 10 Super-Foods.
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:11 pm   Subject: How To Grow BlueBerries - One Of The Top 10 Super-Foods.
I normally put some of the water retaining gel , used in baskets into my pots as well. I water twice a week (at least) during the dry months. I normally give each of the pots 2-3 liter of water. I ...
  Topic: Hello There!
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PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:01 pm   Subject: Hello There!
Welcome here TrMyBest! With gardening you just have to try no need for the BEST. However adding this will certainly make a difference to your garden. I have to try my best to mow the lawn each week ...
  Topic: Did I kill my plants?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:59 pm   Subject: Did I kill my plants?
I KNOW the feeling! Here you were trying to do good by adding the ferteliser and the blooming plants went and DIED on you. Look at the bright side - NO smell.

The plants that has shriveled up is ...
  Topic: How To Grow BlueBerries - One Of The Top 10 Super-Foods.
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:37 pm   Subject: How To Grow BlueBerries - One Of The Top 10 Super-Foods.
Add a layer of pine needles as a mulch to keep weeds down and to supply some of the acidic nutrients.
  Topic: The three sisters?
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:35 pm   Subject: The three sisters?
Corn is to be plated at least 150mm (6 inch) apart and the rows is to be 600mm (2 foot) apart. The space required for proper root development is quite large. The Pumpkin (squash) vines require a fa ...
 
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