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  Topic: Moss in the lawn
ace

Replies: 8
Views: 18972

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:44 am   Subject: Moss in the lawn
I have got a lot of moss growing in the lawn and have purchased a product called De-Moss (Sulphate of Iron) but I am concerned about the birds I try to attract to my garden.
There is a warning not ...
  Topic: Swallows Already?
ace

Replies: 24
Views: 28604

PostForum: Irish garden birds, bird watching, hens, ducks, geese etc.   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:15 pm   Subject: Swallows Already?
I have them every year and the first one arrived here in Mayo over the weekend, which is a couple of weeks earlier than last year.
We have fitted cameras in the shed so we can follow their progress t ...
  Topic: Pruning Buddleia
ace

Replies: 1
Views: 5267

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:36 am   Subject: Pruning Buddleia
My expert book of words tells me to cut back last years growth to within 2 inches of the old wood. That sounds easy enough but I cannot tell the difference as it all looks the same.
Can anyone advic ...
  Topic: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
ace

Replies: 5
Views: 8943

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 1:59 pm   Subject: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
Thanks for the advice. I think you may be right and there may not be much hope for the main tree. Certainly it is the only area in the garden that seems to remain wet, the rest of it being very free ...
  Topic: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
ace

Replies: 5
Views: 8943

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 1:00 pm   Subject: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
Thanks for coming back to me. Yes it is a Cordyline and I think the new shoots I referred to may well be what you describe as its survival tactic.
I would be upset to lose it but now we have got it ...
  Topic: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
ace

Replies: 5
Views: 8943

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2008 1:30 pm   Subject: Advice please for my Cabbage Tree
I have got a cabbage tree, which has suffered due to the bad summer, and I would be grateful for some advice.

The tree is about 8ft tall and I recently noticed it leaning to one side. The soil is ...
  Topic: Hello I'm new and joining you from sunny Mayo
ace

Replies: 4
Views: 6309

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:33 am   Subject: My baby oaks
Thanks for your advice.
I just picked up these acorns last year when I was in England, stuck them in a pot when I got back to Mayo and left them to it (outside the front door). I was surprised when ...
  Topic: Hello yep another new bud here
ace

Replies: 4
Views: 5710

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:28 am   Subject: Re: Hello yep another new bud here
Hello,
thought it best and polite to say hello, very new to the whole gardening thing but enjoying it, i've being looking around the forum and find it very interesting, i have somewhere near a half ...
  Topic: Hello I'm new and joining you from sunny Mayo
ace

Replies: 4
Views: 6309

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:35 pm   Subject: Hello I'm new and joining you from sunny Mayo
hello ace, welcome to the site...it is a glorious sunny evening here in Wexford too.
I once collected acorns, just as you did and it was so exciting to see the little trees germinate and start to gro ...
  Topic: Hello I'm new and joining you from sunny Mayo
ace

Replies: 4
Views: 6309

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:50 pm   Subject: Hello I'm new and joining you from sunny Mayo
Hello everyone. I am a total novice when it comes to gardening and any success I have is due to luck rather than any expertise, which is one reason, why I have joined this site. I would like some a ...
 
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