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  Topic: How to plant a hedge in Ireland.
Tobar

Replies: 3
Views: 57330

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:59 am   Subject: Young Leylandii vandalism
Ok, Ok, I know many people have a hatred of Leylandii, and in normal circumstances, I would too ..................... but ...................... I planted a row of Leylandii along my back wall last ye ...
  Topic: tortoise
Tobar

Replies: 3
Views: 4626

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:09 pm   Subject: tortoise
The thoughts of a dog devouring a poor Tortoise alive fills me with despair Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Wouldn't you kill him?!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tobar

Replies: 4
Views: 5569

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:52 pm   Subject: Wouldn't you kill him?!!!!!!!!!!!!
I was speaking with an elderly neighbour, who hired someone to prune the Hedge around his front garden. He went in to make his dinner, and came back out to discover that the idiot had completely cut d ...
  Topic: Pyracantha Hedge to stop kids using my garden as a shortcut.
Tobar

Replies: 21
Views: 59749

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:38 pm   Subject: Pyracantha Hedge to stop kids using my garden as a shortcut.
tobar,just looked at your post,what happened to your hedging in the end?

The jury's still out on that one! Basically

I've been feeding them with an all-purpose Plant Food on a weekly basis duri ...
  Topic: Rhubarb & Cabbage Plants from Lidl
Tobar

Replies: 2
Views: 5434

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:22 pm   Subject: Rhubarb & Cabbage Plants from Lidl
I find Lidl a very reputable seller of horticultural items, including plants & seeds.

But, in my experience, you need to get in & choose your plants early, as they tend to be left inside u ...
  Topic: Great Green Give away?
Tobar

Replies: 9
Views: 9321

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:10 pm   Subject: Great Green Give away?
I agree with this proposal, and always thought this is they way things should have been going.

However, without getting too political, the Green Party have sold their soul to the Devil, given up o ...
  Topic: Advice for Tomatoes needed please.
Tobar

Replies: 10
Views: 8900

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:27 pm   Subject: Advice for Tomatoes needed please.
I planted out my 'Gardener's Delight tomatoes last weekend, and I'm concerned that the last few night's cold weather will send them to an early grave.

Can anybody advise how hardy this strain is? ...
  Topic: Converting unused Green Spaces into Allotments
Tobar

Replies: 6
Views: 5287

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:13 pm   Subject: Converting unused Green Spaces into Allotments
There is a huge park near me (& I mean huge!), which is partially used for sporting purposes, another sizeable part of the park is merely an unused glass-strewn grassy area, and yet another sizeab ...
  Topic: Converting unused Green Spaces into Allotments
Tobar

Replies: 6
Views: 5287

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:55 am   Subject: Converting unused Green Spaces into Allotments
I live in suburban Dublin, and am disappointed to see the sheer amount of Parks & Green Spaces, which are under-used & left with only a mere grass covering.

Not only this, but (I think) it ...
  Topic: Pineapple Cutting
Tobar

Replies: 2
Views: 2986

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:59 am   Subject: Pineapple Cutting
Thanks Bill, that's a great help. I'll get moving on that now.

Much appreciated.
  Topic: My Radish Seeds have germinated !!!!!!!!
Tobar

Replies: 2
Views: 2937

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:55 am   Subject: My Radish Seeds have germinated !!!!!!!!
Ok, perhaps I was a little hasty with this.

My Radish foliage is long & gangley, and is falling over. Is this due to an absense of quality daylight?

I have them in the front of the house, ...
  Topic: B & Q own brand value seeds
Tobar

Replies: 12
Views: 13364

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:40 am   Subject: B & Q own brand value seeds
Yes, I used mostly only Lidl Seeds last year, and, generally, had no problem with them at all.

I still have quite a few Lidl Seeds left, and already sowed them indoors, and they've already germina ...
  Topic: Borage, help me find a packet of Borage Seeds.
Tobar

Replies: 5
Views: 12525

PostForum: Herb growing in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:35 am   Subject: Borage, help me find a packet of Borage Seeds.
I got my Borage in Newlands Garden Centre, and they've already germinated Very Happy

Thanks people.
  Topic: Borage, help me find a packet of Borage Seeds.
Tobar

Replies: 5
Views: 12525

PostForum: Herb growing in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:04 pm   Subject: Borage, help me find a packet of Borage Seeds.
Can anybody help me find a packet of Borage Seeds? I've looked many places in Dublin, but nowhere seems to have it.

Exclamation Edited by moderator to add descriptive title............... see rule 11 http ...
  Topic: Growing tomatoes the easy way...
Tobar

Replies: 21
Views: 29823

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:45 am   Subject: Growing tomatoes the easy way...
I sowed them indoors, and left them on the window sills in the kitchen. It seems to have worked a treat with a number of other seeds, which have grown on well in the last few weeks.
 
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