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  Topic: Super sour Gooseberry ideas please.
IrishYank75

Replies: 4
Views: 3757

PostForum: Recipe drop   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:00 pm   Subject: Re: Super sour Gooseberry ideas please.
I just retrieved a couple of bags of red summer fruiting gooseberries from the freezer to make a crumble. They've had the same quantity of sugar to stop them taking the enamel off my teeth. There ar ...
  Topic: Lemon Verbena
IrishYank75

Replies: 1
Views: 2509

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:37 pm   Subject: Lemon Verbena
Greetings true believers!! I planted a lemon verbena plant a few years ago that I got at a car boot sale. I have been very happy with it. Within a few years it has really established itself. Everyone ...
  Topic: When can I expect to harvest Early Purple Wight garlic
IrishYank75

Replies: 0
Views: 1574

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:16 pm   Subject: When can I expect to harvest Early Purple Wight garlic
Hello All,
I planted Early Purple Wight garlic on October 1st last year in a raised bed. It had no cover. It came up within a week and seems to have done well over the winter. Should I start ch ...
  Topic: Fruiting Plant for my office?
IrishYank75

Replies: 6
Views: 8258

PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:37 pm   Subject: How did the Hungarian Hot Wax perform?
I saw you were planning on planting Hungarian Hot Wax peppers. My son bought the same ones and I was wondering what you thought of them? Question
  Topic: Rhododendrons
IrishYank75

Replies: 6
Views: 8276

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:23 am   Subject: Rhododendrons
I have heard that coffee grounds are good for rhododendrons. They are slightly acidic and add volume to the soil. Has anyone tried coffee grounds with these or any other type of plant? What was your ...
  Topic: Rhododendrons
IrishYank75

Replies: 6
Views: 8276

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 1:08 pm   Subject: Rhododendrons
I have just purchased a rhododendron in a large pot. I would like to transfer it to the ground. Can someone tell me the best way to do this and how to prepare the soil? What is the ideal soil type and ...
  Topic: How to Grow Rhubarb in Ireland
IrishYank75

Replies: 7
Views: 27241

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:41 pm   Subject: How to Grow Rhubarb in Ireland
Wow. That's great help! As I I have had this growing in the same place for the last three years and the plant is well established. I have heard you should take too much off the plant or it may be harm ...
  Topic: How to Grow Rhubarb in Ireland
IrishYank75

Replies: 7
Views: 27241

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:56 pm   Subject: How to Grow Rhubarb in Ireland
And do they lose flavor if you leave them too long or do they just get bigger?
  Topic: How to Grow Rhubarb in Ireland
IrishYank75

Replies: 7
Views: 27241

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:56 pm   Subject: How do you know when rhubarb is ready?
Hello. Can anyone tell me how I will know if my rhubarb is ready?
  Topic: Perennials grown in Ireland.
IrishYank75

Replies: 10
Views: 18904

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:21 pm   Subject: Perennials grown in Ireland.
Thanks Margo. When do pulmanoria generally flower here?
  Topic: Perennials grown in Ireland.
IrishYank75

Replies: 10
Views: 18904

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:38 am   Subject: Perennials grown in Ireland.
I should have mentioned that I would like them to flower in the spring and summer into late fall. If I need to plant a few varieties to get the desired duration then that's fine. Evergreens tend to be ...
  Topic: Perennials grown in Ireland.
IrishYank75

Replies: 10
Views: 18904

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:53 am   Subject: Looking for scented perennials.
Hello All,
I have a few nice and very reliable perennials which I am happy with as well as my spring bulb collection. I am however looking to augment my arsenal to include some scented perrenia ...
  Topic: Transplanted American
IrishYank75

Replies: 9
Views: 10144

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:33 pm   Subject: Transplanted American
Thanks Xeyed Sheep. I supposed it could have been birds. I was thinking below the ground, perhaps i should have been looking higher. Embarassed
  Topic: Transplanted American
IrishYank75

Replies: 9
Views: 10144

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:25 pm   Subject: Thanks for the advice.
Thanks all for the excellent tips. I plan on growing only things that we'll eat. Otherwise I'd die from radish overdose. I have a back garden that's probably 60 or 70 feet long by 30 feet wide. At th ...
  Topic: Transplanted American
IrishYank75

Replies: 9
Views: 10144

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:59 pm   Subject: Transplanted American
Thanks tagwex! Happy to help my fellow gardeners in any way I can! I'm in county Dublin.
 
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