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  Topic: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
gardenplanner

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:33 am   Subject: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
Stephen, a year ago, I was in the same situation, looking for specific gardening ideas (plans if you will) for my particular lot. I wasn't able to find much online (in terms of specific garden plans) ...
  Topic: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
gardenplanner

Replies: 8
Views: 13974

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:18 pm   Subject: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
Given that it is mostly paved over, your best bet it to start your garden in containers. If/when you do decide to pull out some paver out, you can transplant the existing plants into the ground. In ...
  Topic: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
gardenplanner

Replies: 8
Views: 13974

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:08 pm   Subject: Looking inspiration for small rear garden in Belfast centre
Stephen,

One of the best gardening books that I go to for inspiration is the [url=http://www.amazon.com/Sunset-Western-Landscaping-Kathleen-Brenzel/dp/0376039159/ref=pd_bbs_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&am ...
  Topic: Landscaping Design - The Primary Principles of Landscaping
gardenplanner

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:44 pm   Subject: Landscaping Design - The Primary Principles of Landscaping
GPI, well said! When I designed my own landscape, I tried to incorporate each of these elements for my front and back yard. Its interesting to drive around the neighborhood and see how different la ...
  Topic: 10 Organic Gardening Uses For Comfrey
gardenplanner

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Organic gardening in Ireland / Alternative and Sustainable Gardening practices   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:30 pm   Subject: 10 Organic Gardening Uses For Comfrey
I have a Comfrey (bocking 14) growing in my backyard by the compost bin. I heard that it's a great fertilizer because of it's deep roots and ability for nitrogen fixation. Please, please, please rem ...
  Topic: What's a Perennial and How Do I Use It?
gardenplanner

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PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:35 pm   Subject: What's a Perennial and How Do I Use It?
Thanks for the explanation. Perennials can be divided into two groups: herbaceous and woody. When gardeners refer to perennials they're always talking about the herbaceous type. What's the differen ...
  Topic: Winter Lawncare (Late), How-to Video.
gardenplanner

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PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:31 am   Subject: Winter Lawncare (Late), How-to Video.
I've also read that removing leaves is really important because decomposed leaf material can rob your grass of needed nitrogen.

By the way, I've never seen anyone use a broom to clean off their gra ...
 
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