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  Topic: suggestions for October container
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:33 pm   Subject: suggestions for October container
Heathers are fine but cyclamen seems to be dying.Flowers anyway. I dead headed to see if will flower again. Is it the cold, will that kill it it is in an exposed site
  Topic: berberis bare root hedging
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:08 pm   Subject: berberis bare root hedging
I would plant them 18 inches apart myself Laughing
You could dig a trtench and loosen up the bottom and add some well rotted organic material, make sure you firm them in well by using a big boot.
If ...
  Topic: berberis bare root hedging
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:42 pm   Subject: berberis bare root hedging
Seven.

Don't be lazy: that wedge method is for doing a whole pile of willow or hawthorn or similar. You only have seven holes to dig. Very Happy two feet apart you reckon?

that wedge method is for doin ...
  Topic: berberis bare root hedging
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:48 pm   Subject: berberis bare root hedging
How close together would you plant berberis bare root hedging
.How many for 15 feet

is it best to dig a hole or do it like second from bottom at http://www.hedges.ie/how.html
  Topic: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:13 pm   Subject: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
If its in a pot you can plant anytime so long as the ground is not frozen or we are not suffering from a drought. It looks fine to me in pic nothing to worry about, remember if a plant is evergreen th ...
  Topic: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:49 pm   Subject: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
Here is a pic. sorry for delay

Most of the leave that were yellow have fallen off. See the one out of focus and the one under it circled in red. Hard to see black spots appearing

As regards str ...
  Topic: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:43 pm   Subject: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
Have not seen it but initial response could be stress or neglectI will upload a pic tomorrow

http://www.ehow.com/how_8259626_treat-yellow-leaves-pyracantha.html

there are tiny black spots but no ...
  Topic: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:03 pm   Subject: Pyraccantha mohave growth rate
My pyracantha is still in the pot and I have noticed some leaves yellowing and falling off. Any ideas as to why
  Topic: what isthis conifer
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:43 pm   Subject: what isthis conifer
Had a look and they were all gone its probably Cupressus macrocarpa "Goldcrest"
When your finished with it dont be tempted to plant it in the garden it will grow 90ft in time dump it.Thanks ...
  Topic: what isthis conifer
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:31 pm   Subject: what isthis conifer
Does anyone know what this little conifer* is? It was in a basket at aldi but the label does not say. It is very soft to touch

* Ithink it is a conifer
  Topic: feed winter pansies?
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:41 am   Subject: feed winter pansies?
A plug is a small degradeable mesh bag about the size of your thumb, in which small seedlings are propagated. They're for wholesale use, so unless you want an awful lot (1000s) don't bother. The plu ...
  Topic: feed winter pansies?
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:06 pm   Subject: feed winter pansies?
Winter pansies, They are usually bought in by nurseries late summer early autumn as plugs and grown on in greenhouses, you will find them in garden centres now in flower sold as winter pansies, unfort ...
  Topic: feed winter pansies?
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PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:53 pm   Subject: feed winter pansies?
Should winter pansies be fed over winter?. Box says they should be fed weekly while flowering, they flower over winter, but I was told not to feed them at all?
  Topic: How long does it take conkers to sprout
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PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:13 pm   Subject: How long does it take conkers to sprout
How long does it take conkers to sprout if planted in a pot? Should they be left where the rain falls on them? Very heavy rain today and they are wet rather than just moist, is that OK?
  Topic: How about some heathers? Will they actually grow in my soil?
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: How about some heathers? Will they actually grow in my s
How about some heathers? Will they actually grow in my soil?
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How about some heather?I receive mixed responses from clients sometimes when I suggest incorporating heather into their overall gar ...
 
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