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  Topic: Rotted Grass Heap....what can it be used for??
Jerrymc

Replies: 1
Views: 4303

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:19 am   Subject: Rotted Grass Heap....what can it be used for??
I have a large pile of well rotted grass cuttings from the Lawn....last years cuttings. Could this be used as fertiliser, say for Potatoes, or Vegetables. Excuse my ignorance...Im pretty new to garden ...
  Topic: Tea bags as fertiliser???
Jerrymc

Replies: 4
Views: 7259

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:10 am   Subject: Tea bags as fertiliser???
Can anyone tell me if used Tea bags are usable as fertiliser, either in Potted Plants, or indeed in an area Im planting early potatoes in. Someone suggested this. It would be another way of reducing w ...
  Topic: Early Potatoes???
Jerrymc

Replies: 12
Views: 9889

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:28 pm   Subject: Re Early Potatoes
Thank you all so much for the replies. I will comment on the success [ or otherwise] of this venture.
  Topic: Early Potatoes???
Jerrymc

Replies: 12
Views: 9889

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 6:17 pm   Subject: Early Potatoes???
This year Im going to try some early Spuds. I have Ridges ready, but because we still have a lot of frost at night [Donegal] I wont plant just yet.

What is the best variety [ or Varieties] to plant ...
  Topic: What to plant in Polytunnell in Autumn / Winter??
Jerrymc

Replies: 1
Views: 2141

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:41 pm   Subject: What to plant in Polytunnell in Autumn / Winter??
I had quite a successful first attempt at growing in my Polytunnell [Lettuce, Tomatoes, Strawberries, Parsley , Onions], but they are now almost all used. What should I now consider planting for the r ...
  Topic: Transplanting rhubarb
Jerrymc

Replies: 4
Views: 4310

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:38 pm   Subject: Transplanting rhubarb
I grew Rhubarb in my Polytunnell, but now know that it grows just as well outside. I want to transplant it now. When is best time to do this???
  Topic: Advice needed re Tomatoes, and Strawberries
Jerrymc

Replies: 5
Views: 4369

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:43 pm   Subject: Advice needed re Tomatoes, and Strawberries
DiggerDan

Thank you so much for the reply. I will try to do this tomorrow.
  Topic: Advice needed re Tomatoes, and Strawberries
Jerrymc

Replies: 5
Views: 4369

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:39 am   Subject: Advice needed re Tomatoes, and Strawberries
I am a complete novice. I built a Polytunnel about a month ago, and have planted a sample of many fruit and veg. The tunnell is 20ft by 10 ft, and I have raised beds inside, with very good soil, mixed ...
  Topic: Advice required as to what I can plant now???
Jerrymc

Replies: 5
Views: 8209

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 3:32 pm   Subject: Advice required as to what I can plant now???
Many thanks indeed for the replies. Now to get it constructed, and planting.
  Topic: Advice required as to what I can plant now???
Jerrymc

Replies: 5
Views: 8209

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:35 am   Subject: Advice required as to what I can plant now???
I have just taken delivery of a Polytunnell. Its 20' by 10' by 6.5' high.

I have all the materials ready to go [Timber for beds, Topsoil, Sand, Horse manure etc]. Now I will construct the Tunnell o ...
  Topic: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Jerrymc

Replies: 15
Views: 39835

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:57 pm   Subject: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Galwaybeginner.

They confirm that this is the full price. I wait in hope. I will post further when it arrives.
  Topic: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Jerrymc

Replies: 15
Views: 39835

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:52 pm   Subject: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Many thanks Galwaybeginner. I have ordered a 20' by 10' Tunnel....6' high. I hope that will be enough for a while.

Jerry
  Topic: moss & discollored patio
Jerrymc

Replies: 1
Views: 4560

PostForum: Hard landscaping in Ireland, Garden Features (Paths, Patios, Paving, Decking, Walls etc)   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:28 pm   Subject: moss & discollored patio
I use a product called "Mossgo". Follow the instructions on the container. It is a bit expensive, but works well for me.

Jerry
  Topic: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Jerrymc

Replies: 15
Views: 39835

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:51 am   Subject: Re Advice re Polytunnel
Thanks for the advice Sillydad. Yeah....I think I might proceed with this one. It wont break the Bank if things dont work out.

To the Moderator, I apologise for not adhering to the Forum rules. I g ...
  Topic: Need advice re a Polytunnel
Jerrymc

Replies: 15
Views: 39835

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:16 pm   Subject: Need advice re a Polytunnel
I am considering a Polytunnel. I am a complete novice, so I really dont want to spend a lot of money, in case I dont use it enough.
I stumbled across this offer on DoneDeal.ie. Does anyone have any e ...
 
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