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  Topic: Hello from Sligo
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 14
Views: 14623

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:00 pm   Subject: Hello from Sligo
Not so lovely weather for working out side Laughing What an idyllic spot nonetheless. Thanks for sharing it with us paddy-s. What direction is your green house facing as I have a wal that I could build ...
  Topic: at a loss!! Peace Lily leaves turned brown and died,
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 12
Views: 18924

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:35 am   Subject: at a loss!! Peace Lily leaves turned brown and died,
Looks to be some fresh new shoots and leaves coming on it now though on the bottom left. I know you said you always kept it in the same location but was it moved outside like in the older picture. bec ...
  Topic: Pair of Collared Doves Built a nest on my 4th floor balcony
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 21
Views: 28733

PostForum: Irish garden birds, bird watching, hens, ducks, geese etc.   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:59 pm   Subject: Pair of Collared Doves Built a nest on my 4th floor balcony
She does not seem to mind the smell of geraniums anyway. Laughing A lovely image Sundew, and I love the foggy type filter effect, makes it more magical.
  Topic: The Dreaded Blight
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 20
Views: 20292

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:28 pm   Subject: The Dreaded Blight
i did in one of the bags last night. got about 2 kilos of very tasty spuds.

Result Very Happy . Did you spray for blight at any time or were you growing a blight resistant variety.
  Topic: The Dreaded Blight
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 20
Views: 20292

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:10 am   Subject: The Dreaded Blight
some of the leaves on my spuds are wiltig slightly and going yellowish, all over. they're in potato bags. is this just nutrient deficiency?

Could be just that they are ready for harvesting medieval ...
  Topic: pict of trees
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 3
Views: 6374

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:24 pm   Subject: pict of trees
Love the leaves of the tulip tree. Large but elegant. The flowers (the tulips) on a mature tree are spectacular, saw one in flower in a park in london before.
Thanks for sharing the pics spider. Smile
  Topic: New House, New garden......
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 3
Views: 5282

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:49 pm   Subject: New House, New garden......
fingers crossed for you JulieSh. Very Happy Can't wait to see pics if it goes ahead. You may have to think about providing future shelter if and when that conifer forest is cut
  Topic: Red Cabbage
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 3
Views: 4352

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:15 pm   Subject: Red Cabbage
When you are thinking about shelter, have a look at all the types shown by gpi in this post http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1161 . Hate to see a seasons crop destroyed by overn ...
  Topic: Sowing the seeds of urban farming
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 8
Views: 8679

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:13 pm   Subject: Sowing the seeds of urban farming
Hope they give all the energy rich foods to the Irish atheletes. A great idea in fairness to tie the growing your own in with the flagship for health and fitness.
  Topic: Planting suggestion for residental flower bed
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 6
Views: 9089

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:10 pm   Subject: Planting suggestion for residental flower bed


Does anyone have any opinions as to what would be a suitable size of bed (I'am presuming that it would have to be circular for the grass cutting man) and what sort of planting scheme would be best ...
  Topic: Irish garden pests, problems with slugs and snails.
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 28
Views: 75065

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 11:56 am   Subject: Irish garden pests, problems with slugs and snails.
The main problem I see with the regular blue slug pellets is that the birds could eat the poisoned non moving slugs in the morning and get a dose of the poison. Anytime I have used them (yes I have : ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 48
Views: 98720

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 11:52 am   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Hopefully they will rally and produce new leaves and shoots to replace them.

Any new leaves and shoots to report danmac, or perhaps berries. Wink I would love to believe we could grow the berri ...
  Topic: BOTANIC GARDENS IN BERLIN
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 4
Views: 7338

PostForum: Garden visits   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:18 am   Subject: BOTANIC GARDENS IN BERLIN
Thanks for sharing inishindie. I love the inviting ivy covered house at the end of the pathway. I never would have thought of going to the botanic gardens in Berlin. I know they are there now, so must ...
  Topic: Attack on my strawberries!!!!
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 6
Views: 6749

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:54 am   Subject: Re: Attack on my strawberries!!!!
It isnt mice,birds or slugs of that I am sure Crying or Very sad

How do you know this for sure. I bet you anything it is slugs. Go out tonight around 12 or one with a torch and I bet you will catch them in the ...
  Topic: a new visitor
Lisa-Adam

Replies: 3
Views: 5020

PostForum: Irish garden birds, bird watching, hens, ducks, geese etc.   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:23 pm   Subject: a new visitor
Didnt even know there was such a thing. I wonder who would win in the fight over the slice of bread. Him or the crow.
 
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