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  Topic: Allotment Culture in Ireland.
NoobGardener

Replies: 2
Views: 2875

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:46 am   Subject: Allotment Culture in Ireland.
I reckon there will be an increase in the number of people using allotments or growing their own in their garden (like me).
People will begin to see it as a good way to save a bit of cash and eat hea ...
  Topic: Sorted my raised bed
NoobGardener

Replies: 7
Views: 5083

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:22 am   Subject: Sorted my raised bed
Made my second raised bed on wednesday Very Happy
  Topic: How was your apple crop this year?
NoobGardener

Replies: 16
Views: 12057

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: How was your apple crop this year?

Once crows get used to your apple trees, they'll be back year after year.

You have time now to think on how to solve the problem for next year. They're like Arnie, "I'll be back!"

Pr ...
  Topic: How was your apple crop this year?
NoobGardener

Replies: 16
Views: 12057

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:24 pm   Subject: How was your apple crop this year?
terrible...I didn't get one single apple. Mad

Maybe I should plant some apple trees first though Laughing Laughing
  Topic: Sorted my raised bed
NoobGardener

Replies: 7
Views: 5083

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:03 am   Subject: Sorted my raised bed
Here's a few pics.
  Topic: O Stony grey soil of Mayo : how to sieve or remove stones
NoobGardener

Replies: 3
Views: 3252

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:33 am   Subject: O Stony grey soil of Mayo : how to sieve or remove stones
It's annoying, isn't it. I've just gone through the same...me back was in bits.

Hire the local kids to come and do it for you
  Topic: Do you grow herbs?
NoobGardener

Replies: 6
Views: 4826

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:32 am   Subject: Do you grow herbs?
Get some chives, basil, cress, rosemary....all easy to grow (I think so anyway)
  Topic: Sorted my raised bed
NoobGardener

Replies: 7
Views: 5083

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:59 am   Subject: Sorted my raised bed
Cool would love to see the bed NoobGardener. Always interested in how other gardeners are making these. What was it stone or wood?

Made it out of wood 7 x 1. Bought a couple of 16ft lengths.
I've ...
  Topic: Sorted my raised bed
NoobGardener

Replies: 7
Views: 5083

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:28 am   Subject: Sorted my raised bed
no...damn it.
No one told me that things take ages to grow Mad

Laughing
  Topic: Sorted my raised bed
NoobGardener

Replies: 7
Views: 5083

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:13 pm   Subject: Sorted my raised bed
Finally finished my raised veg bed over the weekend and planted it full of goodies yesterday. Very Happy I'm delighted with myself Very Happy

Now I just need to learn patience and to stop asking my girlfri ...
  Topic: How do I keep rats out of compost pile?
NoobGardener

Replies: 12
Views: 33515

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:00 am   Subject: How do I keep rats out of compost pile?
I know this is an old thread, but something I've always wondered
Everytime I read about making compost, it always says don't add meat or cooked food...but it always says after, as this may attract ve ...
  Topic: What's essential?
NoobGardener

Replies: 3
Views: 3069

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:03 pm   Subject: What's essential?
Thanks
Luckily enough it is south facing.
I doubt I can get well rotted manure. I do have a wee bit of compost rom my brothers composter, but I doubt I'll have enough to fill the raised beds.
  Topic: growing grapes
NoobGardener

Replies: 13
Views: 9849

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:11 pm   Subject: growing grapes
ah right...now I get you
  Topic: growing grapes
NoobGardener

Replies: 13
Views: 9849

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:34 pm   Subject: growing grapes
I know feck all about growing stuff, but that sounds wrong to me.
How would they grow into the greenhouse? Through a window/door etc? It that's the case, would it not be counterproductive to whatever ...
  Topic: birds eating my apples
NoobGardener

Replies: 6
Views: 7917

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:06 am   Subject: Re: birds eating my apples
hello i was wondering does anyone know a way to keep birds from apple trees
they are really devouring them this year

Laughing Laughing
 
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