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  Topic: Native Broom & Buckthorns Sources
JennyS

Replies: 6
Views: 7569

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:12 am   Subject: Native Broom & Buckthorns Sources
Yes, they probably have that variety, but you can guarantee they wont be of native origin.... most likely imported from Belgium and Holland.

No you can't 'guarantee' that they are continental impo ...
  Topic: 10by 6 pond with waterfall on edge
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 20343

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:38 pm   Subject: 10by 6 pond with waterfall on edge
Yes, the pond looks great
( Wink maybe Vulcan's jealous!)
  Topic: Wildflowers for wildlife ponds and informal water gardens
JennyS

Replies: 9
Views: 16172

PostForum: Irish Wildlife, Irish Wild flowers and nature gardening.   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:08 pm   Subject: Wildflowers for wildlife ponds and informal water gardens
It looks beautiful - how about adding fish to eat the midge larvae!
  Topic: Nasty Nasty Weed
JennyS

Replies: 5
Views: 7716

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:05 pm   Subject: Nasty Nasty Weed
You don't give an indication of leaf size, but it could be Colt's-foot, Tussilago farfara:

http://www.irishwildflowers.ie/pages/42a.html
  Topic: White foam on apple tree
JennyS

Replies: 4
Views: 14720

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:23 pm   Subject: White foam on apple tree
Looks like a slime mould of some sort
  Topic: Bay Leaf Disease
JennyS

Replies: 3
Views: 6859

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:04 pm   Subject: Bay Leaf Disease
Has it been like that since the really cold weather last winter or have the leaves only recently turned brown and withered?
  Topic: Are These Weeds??
JennyS

Replies: 5
Views: 6743

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:00 pm   Subject: Are These Weeds??
Wink Marsh Woundwort is a 'spreader' - years back I left it growing in my veg patch as I liked the flowers and it didn't know when to stop!
  Topic: Are These Weeds??
JennyS

Replies: 5
Views: 6743

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 12:44 am   Subject: Are These Weeds??
Looks more like Marsh Woundwort, Stachys palustris.
Slightly paler flowers than Hedge Woundwort and not quite such a pungent smell.

http://www.irishwildflowers.ie/pages/205a.html
  Topic: Oxygenating plants?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 22959

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:19 am   Subject: Oxygenating plants?
Hi ponddigger,
Hope the diagram below helps.
I dug a narrow outlet channel and sledge-hammered a big flat chunk of wood into the mud at base.
Edges packed with stones and earth until water-tight, ...
  Topic: Native Broom & Buckthorns Sources
JennyS

Replies: 6
Views: 7569

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:36 am   Subject: Native Broom & Buckthorns Sources
You might get bare root ones by mail order from Future Forests:
http://www.futureforests.net/
  Topic: Oxygenating plants?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 22959

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:07 am   Subject: Oxygenating plants?
Strictly speaking no its not directly stream-fed.

The pond is fed by the spring and a 1 inch gravity-fed alcathene pipe coming from further upstream.
The connecting channel is only there as an ou ...
  Topic: Oxygenating plants?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 22959

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:30 am   Subject: Oxygenating plants?
Thanks for the additional UV info Kindredspirit.

Is there anything else you would like to tell us or do we have to guess?
Hi vulkan,
If you read my my first post you'll see I started this threa ...
  Topic: Oxygenating plants?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 22959

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:54 pm   Subject: Oxygenating plants?
it should be pumped out and cleaned
Yes!
I first tried the neighbouring farmer to see if he could pump it out with his slurry pump but the ground is too soft for him to get close enough.

Next I t ...
  Topic: Are these weeds?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 14732

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:55 pm   Subject: Are these weeds?
Wink Hairy Bittercress, Cardamine hirsuta
  Topic: Oxygenating plants?
JennyS

Replies: 15
Views: 22959

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:46 pm   Subject: Oxygenating plants?
The size of the UV and filter and pump is dependant on the pond volume, it should turn the whole pond volume over once every four hours.

Eek! Thanks for the suggestion but the pond is approximately ...
 
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