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  Topic: What are these on my potatoes?
Prudence

Replies: 2
Views: 2415

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:09 pm   Subject: What are these on my potatoes?
Michael, thank you for your reply.

I grew several Sarpos in the same bed. It was a raised bed and all were earthed up. They were not fed at all. I've never seen this before. I did think they c ...
  Topic: What are these on my potatoes?
Prudence

Replies: 2
Views: 2415

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:54 am   Subject: What are these on my potatoes?
Hi

I decided to grow some Sarpo potatoes this year. Quite a few had seeds form. But one plant had what look like baby potatoes growing up the culm over a foot above ground.

Any thoughts?

Su ...
  Topic: growing carnivorous plants from seed
Prudence

Replies: 2
Views: 4898

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:52 pm   Subject: growing carnivorous plants from seed
Hi
I think the Sarracenia will be OK, but the venus fly trap will not survive our cold winters as they like it moist, hot and steamy Smile

Sue
  Topic: my jungle garden
Prudence

Replies: 46
Views: 55640

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:48 pm   Subject: my jungle garden
Thank you for your comments Green Joe 90. Feel free to ask any questions about the plants.

Regarding Leycesteria, for anyone planning on getting one, they self-seed readily here and grow pretty qu ...
  Topic: hiya
Prudence

Replies: 3
Views: 3928

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:37 pm   Subject: hiya
Hi and welcome.

Where abouts in Ireland are you?

Sue
  Topic: Soft Fruit - Raspberry, blackcurrant, strawberry etc.
Prudence

Replies: 4
Views: 8550

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:27 pm   Subject: Soft Fruit - Raspberry, blackcurrant, strawberry etc.
And this one: www.futureforests.net.

Sue
  Topic: WINDY ACRE
Prudence

Replies: 15
Views: 20022

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:32 am   Subject: WINDY ACRE
Sive - you may find it a daunting task but also it is a chance to have the garden just the way you want it.

We have a woodland are on the west and north of the property where, years ago, the peopl ...
  Topic: A little tip on taking cuttings
Prudence

Replies: 8
Views: 11025

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 3:09 pm   Subject: A little tip on taking cuttings
Hi Sive. Some people do put the plastic bag over the top to keep in the humidity and moisture which is lost through the leaves. Do you cut the leaves on your cuttings? I usually take all the bottom ...
  Topic: cost benefit of growing your own - comments sought...
Prudence

Replies: 40
Views: 38887

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 3:02 pm   Subject: cost benefit of growing your own - comments sought...
Walltoall - at least you weren't acting the maggot Laughing

Sue
  Topic: A little tip on taking cuttings
Prudence

Replies: 8
Views: 11025

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:57 am   Subject: A little tip on taking cuttings
Just thought I'd pass on this tip I was given.

You need 2 pots, one slightly smaller than the other. Place the smaller one inside the larger one and put the soil into the gap between the two pots. ...
  Topic: redhot pokers
Prudence

Replies: 2
Views: 4301

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:35 am   Subject: redhot pokers
Hi Sal

Have a look at the spent flower stem. Feel the dried out bits on the ends and if you feel a small round hard bit, then that is a viable seed. I better warn you that you may not find any se ...
  Topic: pollytunnel
Prudence

Replies: 2
Views: 6086

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 2:13 pm   Subject: pollytunnel
Hi Little Mo

Is the algae on the inside or outside? I get algae on the outside facing north. I just clean it with a wet cloth!! If it is on the inside, it sounds like it is very damp in there. ...
  Topic: cutting a Gunnera
Prudence

Replies: 14
Views: 23730

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 2:06 pm   Subject: cutting a Gunnera
Hi
I always wait until the first frost hits the leaves, then, as you say, fold them over the crown. I have a huge Gunnera in the field which wasn't covered at all last winter and also a smaller one ...
  Topic: cost benefit of growing your own - comments sought...
Prudence

Replies: 40
Views: 38887

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:07 pm   Subject: cost benefit of growing your own - comments sought...
And it tastes so much better too.

Sue
  Topic: WINDY ACRE
Prudence

Replies: 15
Views: 20022

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:35 pm   Subject: WINDY ACRE
Sive, do you have an image in your mind of how you want it to look? Are you thinking evergreen? Anything you plant is going to ease the wind a bit but it depends to what degree you are aiming for. ...
 
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