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  Topic: apple tree
john1412

Replies: 4
Views: 4373

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:52 pm   Subject: apple tree
john1412 is true.Crab Apple tree's will only pollinate apple tree's in the same pollination group.For example:Your crab apple is Group A,it will only pollinate apple trees in Group A.What I'm saying i ...
  Topic: Dying alder
john1412

Replies: 4
Views: 4547

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:30 pm   Subject: Dying alder
i'll say it before someone else does but have you got a picture? and i'd say don't worry too much and maybe give it until next year, the shock from a change of environment might have done it, it might ...
  Topic: Creating small wooded area
john1412

Replies: 23
Views: 24039

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 12:46 am   Subject: Creating small wooded area
you can upload them onto an external site like a free image hosting site and embed the link into your post

so say you image link is:

http://www.treesquirrel.us/oak_seedling.jpg

simply put t ...
  Topic: Silver birch trees - will they be too big for my garden?
john1412

Replies: 18
Views: 33314

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:49 pm   Subject: Silver birch trees - will they be too big for my garden?
when they seed up by them self Iíve seen them growing within a a foot of each other, so I wouldn't worry too much about them being planted too close and if they and 50 feet away from your house the on ...
  Topic: Creating small wooded area
john1412

Replies: 23
Views: 24039

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 8:55 pm   Subject: Creating small wooded area
Trees , Rowan, Birch, Pine, Holly Hawthorn, fushia and Hazel
Bulbs Bluebells, Snowdrops, snowflakes
Foxgloves, Arum, wild garlic, wild carrot, Trilliums.
here is a pic ogf one i have been working ...
  Topic: Creating small wooded area
john1412

Replies: 23
Views: 24039

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 8:42 pm   Subject: Creating small wooded area
either of the two native Birches, some Black Alder and maybe some Willows, i'm assuming that your "low lying" means that it a damp or wet area? if you want on the outsides of the area if it' ...
  Topic: Suggestions for a small (5-8ft) Pretty Screening tree?
john1412

Replies: 8
Views: 7351

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 8:47 pm   Subject: Suggestions for a small (5-8ft) Pretty Screening tree?
is the "hideous umbrella shaped thing" possible a Kilmarnock willow??

and what about some Japanese maple, they do well both in full sun and part shade prob wouldn't grow above 15 20 ft ei ...
  Topic: Lime Tree
john1412

Replies: 10
Views: 10840

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 4:16 pm   Subject: Lime Tree
sounds like a good plan, might I suggest then, you have a look around your direct area and see what trees are doing good and start off with planting them, I would image would give your woodland an bit ...
  Topic: Lime Tree
john1412

Replies: 10
Views: 10840

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 11:20 pm   Subject: Lime Tree
Hi pollen jim, yeah it's a pity in my case if I had known that wind would effect them so badly I probably wouldn't have planted them! Live and learn Smile

if you have the space to you could start a m ...
  Topic: buying semi mature tree
john1412

Replies: 21
Views: 45151

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 12:50 pm   Subject: buying semi mature tree
Now I say i'll be corrected here but if your site is sheltered and you really want a few nice trees, spend the extra bit of money on some Acer palmatums or commonly the japanese maples, they don't gro ...
  Topic: Aldi trees
john1412

Replies: 7
Views: 8117

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 12:44 pm   Subject: Aldi trees
not trying to put a stop to your ideas, i dunno what the trees are like you got, but Aldi have had them trees in their shops for over two months now and most of the ones Iíve seen are either dead or h ...
  Topic: buying semi mature tree
john1412

Replies: 21
Views: 45151

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:18 am   Subject: buying semi mature tree
If a nursery told you that you could plant any kind of beech 4m from the house, they're talking dangerous rubbish. Never go there again!

well in a way they are correct as long as you don't mind cu ...
  Topic: apple tree
john1412

Replies: 4
Views: 4373

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 05, 2013 9:00 pm   Subject: apple tree
yes it will pollinate other apple trees but won't pollinate every type of apple tree depends on what flowering/pollination group the crab apple is in and then what the other tree is, basically a very ...
  Topic: Fruit Trees flowering
john1412

Replies: 9
Views: 5238

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:39 pm   Subject: Fruit Trees flowering
It really does give you some satisfaction, I didn't go out today now to check on them, trying to at least give it a day or two so i get to see a bigger improvement
  Topic: beech trees
john1412

Replies: 4
Views: 4056

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:46 pm   Subject: beech trees
Buy Irish lol, if you are putting in a number of them nonsohardy looks to have good bulk prices http://www.nonesohardy.ie, i haven't dealt with them before put am planning to come the end of the year
 
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