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  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:30 pm   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
My neighbour has both the horizontals and uprights in black plastic.

The horizontals warped very, very, slightly but have never fallen out. (it's tough stuff to saw.) Smile
The horizontals are a bit ...
  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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Replies: 10
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PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:44 am   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
Do you want the black stuff? There's some firm up in Louth (or near there) do recycled black plastic. Also these in Mayo.
http://www.recycledplastic.ie/product-category/fencing/


Fancy stuff: ht ...
  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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Replies: 10
Views: 6238

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:12 am   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
Thats a relief,incidentally,does anyone know where I can get ten 6ft composite fence posts?Ive looked online and there doesnt seem to be many suppliers out there.In the UK I see they are around 12 e ...
  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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Replies: 10
Views: 6238

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:37 am   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
It might be safer and save you some digging if you tie a rope round the bottom of the old post, get a length of 4x2 and a block to rest it on. Tip the end of the 4x2 down towards the tied rope and wi ...
  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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Replies: 10
Views: 6238

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:24 pm   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
Thanks, would digging around the root system to get out the old posts be ok too?
  Topic: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
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Replies: 10
Views: 6238

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:29 pm   Subject: Need to replace picket fence that borders a hedge.
I need to replace a battered picket fence that my privet hedge grows up against.The fence uprights are 6ft apart and I want to dig them up and replace with resin posts and then set these posts in post ...
  Topic: Grass cuttings as a hedge mulch?
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:58 am   Subject: Grass cuttings as a hedge mulch?
Are grass cuttings suitable as a mulch for a hedge(Escallonia Iveyii/Macrantha and Privet)?I have a half acre site and usually compost the cuttings but can they be used to keep the weeds down on my he ...
  Topic: Privet issue
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:25 pm   Subject: Privet issue
Rang Dundrum and no joy,I tried the centre in Croagh and they said they recognise it and will get it in after taking a cutting off me.Her`s a pic of the berries that are currently on it.
  Topic: Privet issue
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PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:39 am   Subject: Privet issue
Do you like privet?

What about firing the whole lot out and planting with either Laurel or Escallonia?

Just a thought.
The Privet replaced a lovely Escallonia Macrantha that completely died fro ...
  Topic: Bird Feeders
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PostForum: Irish garden birds, bird watching, hens, ducks, geese etc.   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:53 am   Subject: Bird Feeders
The longer the cold spell the more desperate birds get for grub and its then when the more rare and unusual species visit feeders.Ive seen nothing out of the ordinary so far though...
  Topic: Damaging storm tomorrow.
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:36 pm   Subject: Damaging storm tomorrow.
It was a rootballed 10fter,I planted when it was dormant in December,so you reckon there is hope there for it Cool .I used chicken manure pellets are they any good?
  Topic: Damaging storm tomorrow.
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:34 am   Subject: Damaging storm tomorrow.
Last week`s storm was a bit of non event considering a Red warning was issued.Anyhow,I have a problem with a Cherry tree that was felled during last year`s hurricane.It was planted 2 months before the ...
  Topic: Bird Feeders
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PostForum: Irish garden birds, bird watching, hens, ducks, geese etc.   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:26 am   Subject: Bird Feeders
With the current cold snap is anyone getting anything unusual visiting their feeders?
  Topic: Damaging storm tomorrow.
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:13 pm   Subject: Damaging storm tomorrow.
Orange warning has been given by Met Eireann which is pretty serious.The 18:55 forecast sounded ominous.I wouldn't be surprised if the Red warning will be given at 21:30.I dearly hope Im wrong but thi ...
  Topic: Damaging storm tomorrow.
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:19 am   Subject: Damaging storm tomorrow.
My poor trees took an awful hammering after the hurricane last Feb,some of them were recent planters and were very sorry looking with sparse leaf during summer.Im crossing everything that tomorrow`s s ...
 
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