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  Topic: another tree question - apple tree
danyosan

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:14 pm   Subject: another tree question - apple tree
no its not ur manure, its the wind, i bet ur tree is expose to winds, it happens alot, theres not a thing in the world you can do about it, just choose a better shelter spot the next time Very Happy u wont g ...
  Topic: another tree question - apple tree
danyosan

Replies: 2
Views: 3711

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:33 am   Subject: another tree question - apple tree
My apple tree has a good few leaves that look like they are burnt.

I only planted it earlier a few months ago, and it was flying, loads of flowers, but its not looking its best now.

I spread s ...
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:42 pm   Subject: Weeping willow
It's lack of water. Kill off the grass 2' from the stem in all directions, as that is robbing the tree of it's water. Cut off the dead twigs, and feed it. You should leave a hose on a slow trickle ...
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 1:14 pm   Subject: Weeping willow
Lately they've been exposed to very high winds, I'm on a fairly open site. I must admit it has been getting neglected water wise, gonna keep on top of that now. The spot it's in is very damp in the co ...
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 10:10 am   Subject: Weeping willow
Here they are
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 9:12 am   Subject: Weeping willow
I'll post a pic up later.
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 5:17 pm   Subject: Weeping willow
It's a salix alba tristas. This happened whilst it was still in the pot before I planted it, and it was getting well watered everyday. I thought it was a goner, but it's come back to life.
  Topic: Weeping willow
danyosan

Replies: 11
Views: 11887

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 7:54 pm   Subject: Weeping willow
Ive a tree that's been planted a year, and most f the branches seem to have died. New sprouts are growing out from the main trunk though.

Should I trim off the dead branches?
  Topic: Beech & Griselinia hedging
danyosan

Replies: 6
Views: 7332

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 1:38 pm   Subject: Beech & Griselinia hedging
So the beech would grow quite happily in amongst the griselinia? Its not going to look daft?
  Topic: Beech & Griselinia hedging
danyosan

Replies: 6
Views: 7332

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 2:53 pm   Subject: Beech & Griselinia hedging
I'm about a mile from the coast. The plants that survived were in an area where the ground was very sandy, where the rest would have been in very clay-y ground, I think thats the difference.
  Topic: Beech & Griselinia hedging
danyosan

Replies: 6
Views: 7332

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 4:43 pm   Subject: Beech & Griselinia hedging
2 years ago I planted a beech hedge, which nearly all died, leaving around 8 plants surviving. I then planted a griselinia hedge last year on the other side of the fence, which has flourished.

The ...
  Topic: Leather jacket infestation
danyosan

Replies: 8
Views: 11653

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:31 am   Subject: Leather jacket infestation
The nematode solution requires the lawn to be constantly watered for a fortnight, which would require a hell of a lot of sprinklers.
so it was YOU who hexed the summer!

Laughing

I'd have taken t ...
  Topic: Leather jacket infestation
danyosan

Replies: 8
Views: 11653

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:20 pm   Subject: Leather jacket infestation
Back to this again.

I left the lawn, as after researching I found that the best time to attack them would be Aug/Sep time. In the meantime the lawn had grown back fully.

I thought maybe the bi ...
  Topic: Problem with my red oak trees
danyosan

Replies: 10
Views: 10389

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:35 am   Subject: Problem with my red oak trees
Thanks for all the great suggestions.

I'll make sure I get some more water on them and see how they get on.
  Topic: Problem with my red oak trees
danyosan

Replies: 10
Views: 10389

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:29 am   Subject: Problem with my red oak trees
Looks like wind damage, they should recover are you watering them well, its hard to judge how big they are from the picture.
I have a large Chestnut dying from Phyptora (Bleeding canker) check the da ...
 
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