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  Topic: Help me ID three trees please
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:52 pm   Subject: Help me ID three trees please
Thanks James.
I'll revert on the willow / alder when I get to see one with leaves on.
Juniper ?? I thought Juniper was a small shrub like tree growing to barely 1 or 2 m !
What I saw is indeed what ...
  Topic: Help me ID three trees please
Western

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:51 am   Subject: Help me ID three trees please
Thank you.
  Topic: Help me ID three trees please
Western

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:46 am   Subject: Help me ID three trees please
The first is very common - I see it all around, with its feet in water in wetlands and on lake edges.
The second is exotic, I presume, as I saw it with its beautiful white flowers in Ashford Castle g ...
  Topic: Can these butchered trees survive ?
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:25 pm   Subject: Can these butchered trees survive ?
Mod : I apologise that this post has nothing to do with gardening, but as there are experts on this site, yourself included, I thought I'd ask for opinions anyway.

I was walking in a remote part of ...
  Topic: Cutting back Ash and Hawthorn
Western

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:56 am   Subject: Cutting back Ash and Hawthorn
Thanks folks.
  Topic: Pruning Red Currants and Raspberries
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:53 am   Subject: Pruning Red Currants and Raspberries
Thanks Verge.
  Topic: Cutting back Ash and Hawthorn
Western

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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:46 pm   Subject: Cutting back Ash and Hawthorn
I have a lovely hedge of mixed Ash and Hawthorn, which I'm very fond of.
However, my 'leader' wants one particular Ash and a Hawthorn severely cut back, as they're blocking the light into the kitchen ...
  Topic: Pruning Red Currants and Raspberries
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:31 pm   Subject: Pruning Red Currants and Raspberries
In 2007 I planted a few red currant and raspberry bushes. By 2009, I was getting reasonable harvests. But each year I can't remember when to prune them back, or how far back. Is it spring or autumn or ...
  Topic: What's in my Ditch ?
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:36 pm   Subject: What's in my Ditch ?
Thanks folks.
  Topic: cutting a Gunnera
Western

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PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:32 pm   Subject: cutting a Gunnera
Sorry Dr. Apologies for the overkill.
Perhaps have a look at this :
http://www.mayococo.ie/en/Services/Heritage/GunneratinctoriaGiantrhubarb/File,8428,en.pdf
or this :
http://www.biochange.ie/alie ...
  Topic: cutting a Gunnera
Western

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PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 8:48 pm   Subject: cutting a Gunnera
Lads,
Do ye realise that Gunnera is an invasive species that is causing massive damage, particularly here in the West.
You should remove and destroy the plants ye have, IMO.
  Topic: Ivy on trees
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:42 pm   Subject: Ivy on trees
I have an 8 to 10 metre Ash in my ditch which was totally covered in ivy all the way up to its crown. Thre tree was approx 12 to 15 years old.
I cut the ivy off, right down to 50 cm from the ground. ...
  Topic: What's in my Ditch ?
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:32 pm   Subject: What's in my Ditch ?
Am new here, so hi to all.
I would like to pick your collective brains to help me id the trees in my ditch. The kids are getting older and I need to know the basics before they catch me out. We go wa ...
 
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