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  Topic: The Irish Strawberry -- How to grow strawberries in Ireland.
brennan.jm

Replies: 34
Views: 156061

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 7:47 pm   Subject: alpine strawberries
Hi All,
I have about twenty Alpine strawberries started from seed since march. The place I want to put them is not ready yet so Iwas thinking of potting them on into larger pots. What do people think ...
  Topic: Can I put the fertiliser on top of bark mulch?
brennan.jm

Replies: 4
Views: 6781

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2010 9:18 pm   Subject: Can I put the fertiliser on top of bark mulch?
Think Michael meant that perhaps you don't need any fertiliser this year and I am inclined to agree.Maybe put the time into making good compost for next year and at that stage the mulch will be breaki ...
  Topic: flowers for cutting
brennan.jm

Replies: 0
Views: 2882

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:52 pm   Subject: flowers for cutting
I planted Lillies last year for cutting and to increase stock. They worked out reasonably ok however I noticed that the leaves fell off from the bottom up before the flowers opened on a lot of the lil ...
  Topic: Planning on a polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 29
Views: 52176

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:43 pm   Subject: Planning on a polytunnel
The space inside tunnel is good, it has straight sides which is a big benefit. As for crop selection this year, it will be many different types of chili and tomato plants, climbing borlotti beans, loa ...
  Topic: Can I still plant my chitted spuds even in this cold ??
brennan.jm

Replies: 8
Views: 5534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:20 pm   Subject: Can I still plant my chitted spuds even in this cold ??
don,t panic there are no set rules to planting. The spuds will be ok to plant any time in the next few weeks. Keep them in a cool place or the may sprout to strongly and have weak growth on the stems ...
  Topic: Planning on a polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 29
Views: 52176

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:14 pm   Subject: Planning on a polytunnel
Thanks Paul, what do you think of the size are you satisfied with it. What type of stuff are you able to produce
  Topic: Planning on a polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 29
Views: 52176

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:47 pm   Subject: Planning on a polytunnel
I have a steel door covered in its own polyetheen on the front very sturdy and a pvc flap at the back joined to timber posts and it stood up to 85mph plus winds no problem.
Hi Paul, what size is the ...
  Topic: Can I still plant my chitted spuds even in this cold ??
brennan.jm

Replies: 8
Views: 5534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:04 pm   Subject: Can I still plant my chitted spuds even in this cold ??
Hi tmol,
There is a topic on organic spuds which I have asked a question. Perhaps you should ask your question there and hopefully we might get some spuds this year
  Topic: organic potaoes
brennan.jm

Replies: 27
Views: 37702

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:00 pm   Subject: organic potaoes
I have finally got some orla seed spuds. They are described as second earlies. I hope to get these out of the ground before the danger of blight gets to serious as I do not intend to spray come what m ...
  Topic: DIY Polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 20
Views: 73914

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:57 am   Subject: DIY Polytunnel
I think if the pipe can be kept as one continous line it should keep a good strength for a wider distance.
  Topic: DIY Polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 20
Views: 73914

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:57 am   Subject: DIY Polytunnel
I was thinking if your width had been 15ft would the pipe still be strong enough in the middle. I was thinking it might need something down the centre with a support on either end as well. I need to b ...
  Topic: DIY Polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 20
Views: 73914

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:03 pm   Subject: DIY Polytunnel
Hi pjdub looks like a fine job. Can you tell me why you picked 11ft for the width.
I hope to learn from yourself and Shay so I hope to make my poly as wide as possible maybe 5-6m. I do think its pos ...
  Topic: DIY Polytunnel
brennan.jm

Replies: 20
Views: 73914

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:36 pm   Subject: DIY Polytunnel
Hi Shay, what lengths are the ducting pipes used. Do you think there is potential to increase the width of the tunnell. What space is between the hoops.
I think there is enormous scope for people to ...
  Topic: rainwater harvesting
brennan.jm

Replies: 34
Views: 68432

PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:22 pm   Subject: rainwater harvesting
We Keep our roof clean here and collect all our drinking water off it. Run it through a basic Brita filter then mostly boil it for tea. We are not dead yet. Very Happy
No chlorine make the tea taste so much ...
  Topic: Photos of Pondless Waterfall, Rain Water Harvesting System
brennan.jm

Replies: 22
Views: 25662

PostForum: Water features in Ireland, including all aspects of water gardening.   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:08 pm   Subject: Photos of Pondless Waterfall, Rain Water Harvesting System
quote="ponddigger"]hi brennan.jm.the tank must be up off the ground ,about 3 feet then when you connected the garden hose it will work by gravity flow yours ponddigger[/quote]

Hi Pond ...
 
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