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  Topic: hedge
blondie

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 12:32 pm   Subject: hedge
Is it possible to grow a laurel hedge in between grissellinia that is patchy due to frost damage,and then once established and growing to pull or cut out the grissellinia.
  Topic: What mushroom is this?
blondie

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PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 10:13 am   Subject: What mushroom is this?
HI,not sure if this is edible,but when in doubt leave it alone.We get lots of these in our garden and leave them to their own devises,we call them the fairy mushrooms and tell the children to treat th ...
  Topic: Cat!
blondie

Replies: 16
Views: 56351

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:54 pm   Subject: Cat!
I actually have a cat,however there is one area I did not want the cat to interfere with so I planted some RUE ,that was months ago April to be percise and have had no problem to date.At the same time ...
  Topic: noobie in north cork
blondie

Replies: 3
Views: 3902

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:56 pm   Subject: noobie in north cork
welcome to the forum,I hope you'll find lots of interesting tips and ideas just as I have.Some great reading to be found on each forum ,I am slowly making my way through it all. Very Happy
Blondie.
  Topic: Hi Everyone
blondie

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:10 pm   Subject: Hi Everyone
Wink welcome ,its a great site full of good fast and friendly advice,im in east clare.as im passing estates around w/clare i'll be looking out for your extra veg on offer if the photos are anythin ...
  Topic: Evergreen, Rapid growing, for busy urban garden?
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 11916

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 9:56 pm   Subject: hedge
There is an evergreen which is frost hardy,I think it is called GRISELLINIA
It is very easy to grow from cuttings.It is very cheap,you can get from most garden centres or nurseries either in pots or ...
  Topic: Transplanting Holly Trees
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 17051

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:48 pm   Subject: Transplanting Holly Trees
Well I can agree with that ,as a matter of fact I did that years ago with my birch trees,but I justified it by way of thinking I was taking the saplings from the bog my father owned,otherwise they wou ...
  Topic: elderflower tree
blondie

Replies: 14
Views: 19828

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 7:42 pm   Subject: elderflower tree
Elderberries when ripe can be used to make soup,seaves as a good dose of vitamin C and can be frozen,we use it over the winter,said to ward off colds, no complaints so far..
The flowers we use to eas ...
  Topic: Transplanting Holly Trees
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 17051

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 7:20 pm   Subject: Transplanting Holly Trees
Is it not illegal to pilfer from woodlands,as ive heard your not ment to take cowslips,primroses,bluebells or any other plantlife from its natural habitat as it were.??
OR is it just generally frow ...
  Topic: Very wet ground
blondie

Replies: 5
Views: 6368

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:59 pm   Subject: Very wet ground
Wouldnt birch,silver birch grow as well as you see alot of them in bogs.
  Topic: Transplanting Holly Trees
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 17051

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:54 pm   Subject: Transplanting Holly Trees
Well thank you both very much for your replies,I think I will wait till march due to the fact that I now know what to do. Also that I have got advice on what to plant in my jungle for colour.so I will ...
  Topic: Transplanting Holly Trees
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 17051

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:19 pm   Subject: Transplanting Holly Trees
Can anyone please tell me how or when to transplant these?They are about 5 foot high have never berried,At a guess I would think they are planted maybe 8/9 years,they were maybe 6 inches high when I p ...
  Topic: G'day to all
blondie

Replies: 5
Views: 5987

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:41 pm   Subject: G'day to all
Thanks to all who welcome me,but could somebody please explain to me why some shamrocks under their tree nane are highlighted ?Thanks.
  Topic: G'day to all
blondie

Replies: 5
Views: 5987

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:25 pm   Subject: G'day to all
Smile Thank you.I am finding it real easy to work my way aroud the forums much to my suprise,and am having great fun,I'm soaking up all the advice and information and hope to incorperate into my garden.
  Topic: Impressive garden injurys and how to avoid them.
blondie

Replies: 7
Views: 12929

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:35 pm   Subject: hayknife
Years ago i was working in the bog, veggie garden that we had,I forgot to stick the hayknife back in the bog, and walked back on it ,it cut through the side of my foot went to the local doc had to hav ...
 
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