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  Topic: WEEDS Ahhhhhhh- Help needed for my Sessile oaks
danmac

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:05 pm   Subject: WEEDS Ahhhhhhh- Help needed for my Sessile oaks
20,000 sessile oaks Shocked Shocked Shocked
Ditto for me! Wow!
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:54 pm   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
It's all part of my plan for world domination, hehe. Laughing
Seriously, it's really nice to hear that others are also getting started with some goji plants in various places around the world. I hope ...
  Topic: Cranberrys, any chance of growing in Limerick?
danmac

Replies: 7
Views: 13970

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 5:28 pm   Subject: Cranberrys, any chance of growing in Limerick?
Verge's soil recipe is very similar to what I have my cranberries and blueberries growing in since I bought the plants last winter/early spring. Here's what I did.
For the cranberry plant I dug out ...
  Topic: can i use polystyrene packaging for drainage in container?
danmac

Replies: 5
Views: 15978

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:02 am   Subject: can i use polystyrene packaging for drainage in container?
I must say that the polystyrene foam in the bottom of large containers is a great idea.
I have used this trick in lots of my containers this year and it seems to work very well, plus finding a usefu ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2008 11:30 am   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Yes, I reckon you are right, Cooler. I might create an artificial hedge later in the year using chicken wire or the like, as I don't really have a suitable natural hedge, or at least a hedge that is s ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:02 pm   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Hi Porcelina, You'd be amazed at how basic my technique really was. As I had them in a very, very shallow tray initially, I simply used an old biro/pen to loosen the soil around them a litlle. I then ...
  Topic: Blueberries, right time to start feeding?
danmac

Replies: 8
Views: 10996

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 8:02 pm   Subject: Blueberries, right time to start feeding?
My blueberries are also full of flowers, so I'm quite excited as it's the first time I've ever seen them growing.

Mine too, first year having them here as well.

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  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 2:06 pm   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Picked up most of the pots in a local odds 'n ends shop for around 2 euro a pop..
Yes, unfortunately the plants are very floppy and soft. Today some are showing signs of the change of environment. T ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 10:37 pm   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
The other side of the window!

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  Topic: bamboo, how come they are so expensive?
danmac

Replies: 14
Views: 22685

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:25 pm   Subject: bamboo, how come they are so expensive?
Plus Bamboo is trendy now, you pay a premium for trendiness. Wink
That's very true, all the hardwood flooring ads on our local radio at the moment are advertising bamboo flooring. There's even a ba ...
  Topic: can i transplant garlic now? Late April / Early May
danmac

Replies: 5
Views: 11103

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:15 am   Subject: can i transplant garlic now? Late April / Early May
Thanks BlackBird. Glad to hear it will still serve the more important purpose of pest prevention then. I am not a big fan of garlic as a food anyway, it's a bit too pungent for my liking. Perhaps I am ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:03 am   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
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A couple of examples of 19 week old plants. Around the 18 inch mark or thereabouts and there are a good few more j ...
  Topic: can i transplant garlic now? Late April / Early May
danmac

Replies: 5
Views: 11103

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:45 pm   Subject: can i transplant garlic now? Late April / Early May
I was thinking of planting some garlic among my roses and other flowers, as I hear its presence discourages aphids. Iwas going to just plant some cloves from vegetable shop garlic. Would these grow at ...
  Topic: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
danmac

Replies: 48
Views: 100148

PostForum: Plant Propagation, increasing your stock of plants in Ireland.   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:36 pm   Subject: Plants from seed of sun-dried goji berries. Possible?
Hi Kichara. Look forward to seeing how yours grow also. One of the sites that originally got me curious about gojis belongs to some people based a little further north of you in NW Arkansas. They have ...
  Topic: Strange hole in the ground
danmac

Replies: 11
Views: 16640

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 12:20 pm   Subject: Strange hole in the ground
Stello, are you in an area with limestone as the bedrock? Where I am living we have limestone which has loads of caverns beneath us, in fact a local entrepreneurial family has made a mint out of these ...
 
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