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  Topic: Tufa Rock.
inishindie

Replies: 22
Views: 35122

PostForum: Alpines and rockery perennial plants ... Your rockery in Ireland.   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:19 pm   Subject: Been a while
Lovely containers !!!

It's been a while and I had a bit of a setback with the hypertufa. I didn't use enough cement so the winter was a bit hard on them and some fell to bits. I have improved a bit ...
  Topic: The Holistic Gardener by Fiann Ó Nualláin - Book Review
inishindie

Replies: 0
Views: 3632

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:33 am   Subject: The Holistic Gardener by Fiann Ó Nualláin - Book Review
I got a small parcel delivered to me this week, which I always find exciting. Usually it’s something I ordered from Ebay and forgot about. This parcel was from Mercier Press based in Cork and containe ...
  Topic: Tufa Rock.
inishindie

Replies: 22
Views: 35122

PostForum: Alpines and rockery perennial plants ... Your rockery in Ireland.   Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:23 pm   Subject: Making my own
I'm having a go at the peat/vermiculite/cement/perlite/sand mixtures for hypertufa and having a bit of success I think. So much so I have set up a like and share page on facebook for someone to win on ...
  Topic: 18 Things to Do with Terracotta Plant Pots
inishindie

Replies: 12
Views: 18705

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:21 am   Subject: 18 Things to Do with Terracotta Plant Pots
I'll have to try that Tipbean, sounds interesting. I wonder if the could be used as bed warmers?

The reason I was thinking about what to do with the pots is that I am now selling packs of 6 on EBay ...
  Topic: 18 Things to Do with Terracotta Plant Pots
inishindie

Replies: 12
Views: 18705

PostForum: Container gardening in Ireland, including Annual Bedding Plants   Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:21 am   Subject: 18 Things to Do with Terracotta Plant Pots
Paint and varnish. The pots would be ideal to paint up and use for holding small houseplants.

Bird Feeder. Using a small bead on a string to seal the drainage hole and then fill the pot with seeds ...
  Topic: What is Bolting? - Michael Kelly from GIY explains
inishindie

Replies: 1
Views: 3331

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:57 pm   Subject: What is Bolting? - Michael Kelly from GIY explains
This month is a bit fragmented or me in the garden.
Some things I am trying to speed up, like ripening the tomatoes and sage cuttings. Then on the other hand I am trying to slow down the spinach and ...
  Topic: Ring Weeder Project raises over $10,000
inishindie

Replies: 3
Views: 3867

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:24 pm   Subject: Ring Weeder Project raises over $10,000
500 backers and counting Greengage..
Maybe you should have stuck with your helmet idea Smile
How about this great invention, I'll bet you think this wont catch on either !!
  Topic: Ring Weeder Project raises over $10,000
inishindie

Replies: 3
Views: 3867

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:17 pm   Subject: Ring Weeder Project raises over $10,000
I came across this today. It's a simple device to help weeding. It's already exceeded the inventors expectations of raising $8500 - it's up to over $10,000 raised for production. It'll cost $8 for one ...
  Topic: Grass Growing in the Driveway
inishindie

Replies: 19
Views: 34905

PostForum: Gardening tips drop-off point   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:57 pm   Subject: Grass Growing in the Driveway
That's the wonders of the Irish Gardeners Forum, the issues - and solutions are there for future generations!
  Topic: Unknow Perenial ?
inishindie

Replies: 7
Views: 6106

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:09 pm   Subject: Unknow Perenial ?
Hi Brendan.
Looks like it's a good time to get to the garden centre and have a look at the alpines.... They'll probably all be there. I just googled this..Might keep you browsing for a while!! http ...
  Topic: Grass Growing in the Driveway
inishindie

Replies: 19
Views: 34905

PostForum: Gardening tips drop-off point   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:04 pm   Subject: Grass Growing in the Driveway
The vinegar I mentioned is very weak...it's only about 5-8% acetic acid. It seems to kill of the top of tap root weeds, but most do come back. I found the same happens with boiling water, it's good ...
  Topic: What if soil eroded?
inishindie

Replies: 4
Views: 6411

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:46 pm   Subject: What if soil eroded?
I was talking to Professor John Crawford from the University of Sydney about the subject of soil erosion this week. John is doing a lot of research into the global soil erosion issue (he is Head of Su ...
  Topic: Bird control.
inishindie

Replies: 17
Views: 29041

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:51 am   Subject: Bird control.
Inspired again by your comments... I did my weekly Inishowen Indo article about the subject...

I personally welcome any bird into our garden. I enjoy looking at the crows pulling off moss from th ...
  Topic: STRANGE THINGS DUG UP IN THE GARDEN
inishindie

Replies: 9
Views: 11320

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:44 am   Subject: STRANGE THINGS DUG UP IN THE GARDEN
This week's Inishowen Indo article inspired by your comments!!

As you may know (I say it often enough) I don't tend to dig the garden. I rely on nature to do the hard work for me and have found th ...
  Topic: One Million Trees...
inishindie

Replies: 25
Views: 32693

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:41 am   Subject: One Million Trees...
Don't think....Just do it!!!

"Stop doubting. - If you think that you can't achieve something, I have some news for you, you're probably right. But don't let your self-doubt interfere with oth ...
 
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