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  Topic: Joshua trees
PolFeck

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:43 pm   Subject: Joshua trees
Thanks Bill

Unfortunately I live on the side of a hill that can get very windy. (No walls, only windbreak material)

I might wait till they get a bit bigger and give them away


Pol
  Topic: Joshua trees
PolFeck

Replies: 2
Views: 4313

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:26 am   Subject: Joshua trees
About ten years ago I got some Joshua tree seeds, which have successfully grown. Currently they live in the greenhouse, but I would be keen to find a permanent home.

The question is, would they sur ...
  Topic: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
PolFeck

Replies: 16
Views: 38762

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:35 am   Subject: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
Hi Stello

To be honest I have felt that way myself about some of my trees. I use growing beds for my trees. I let the trees grow on for about 3 to 5 years and if they have a potential bonsai struct ...
  Topic: G'Day
PolFeck

Replies: 2
Views: 3117

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:40 pm   Subject: G'Day
Hi

Yeh! I am a newbie to this forum, and for my sins an avid tropical and bonsai collector.

Looking forward to some great chats from fellow bonsaites if they exist!

Pol
  Topic: Ladybirds - Where are they???
PolFeck

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PostForum: Irish Wildlife, Irish Wild flowers and nature gardening.   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:25 pm   Subject: Ladybirds - Where are they???
Down in south Wicklow... no shortage of ladybirds

also what i am finding every year is an increase in the amount of Catepillars. I wouldn't be an expert on these.

They vary from the black extr ...
  Topic: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
PolFeck

Replies: 16
Views: 38762

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:58 am   Subject: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
Stello

Your young trees will only become bonsai after you start the
minaturization process. To achieve this when your seedling is hardy
enough trim back the tap root (this is the longest root) by ...
  Topic: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
PolFeck

Replies: 16
Views: 38762

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:52 pm   Subject: Sick Chinese Elm Bonsai tree - help!!
Hi Orscoth

Any questions on Bonsai, just ask. I have been a collector and grower for well over 10 years.

As the previous message says, Bonsai can be expensive for those with not enough experienc ...
 
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