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  Topic: large shape fern / shrub / tropical looking plant for sill?
johnoconnell

Replies: 3
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PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 6:11 pm   Subject: large shape fern / shrub / tropical looking plant for sill?
The ananas is along the lines alright - cheers for that one!
  Topic: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
johnoconnell

Replies: 22
Views: 77745

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 2:11 pm   Subject: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
Again much appreciated folks, I think I have some bark left over.
  Topic: large shape fern / shrub / tropical looking plant for sill?
johnoconnell

Replies: 3
Views: 7848

PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 12:50 am   Subject: large shape fern / shrub / tropical looking plant for sill?
Hi Folks,

I've been filling out the inside of my place with some soft houseplants like a maidenhair and a ficus kinky since I prefer non flowering green architectural looking plants but it seems ne ...
  Topic: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
johnoconnell

Replies: 22
Views: 77745

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Mon May 04, 2009 11:58 pm   Subject: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
Cheers bill - I was stuck on a work project every day for 6 weeks and I think the wind / dry weather had got to it - I've stuck in some more brown gold compost on top today again and given it a good w ...
  Topic: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
johnoconnell

Replies: 22
Views: 77745

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:22 pm   Subject: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
Too much water shows similar characteristics as too little. But with all that rubble in the box, it's possibly too little. You may need to add a bit more humus for moisture retension.
Bill.

Yeah I ...
  Topic: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
johnoconnell

Replies: 22
Views: 77745

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:05 pm   Subject: Bamboo..how to grow successfully?
I've got the same issue - I bought three bamboos from home base - admittedly they were discounted and weren't quite as healthy as they should have been. I have a 160cm wide x 40 / 50cm deep x maybe 70 ...
  Topic: Will a small lemon tree grow indoors?
johnoconnell

Replies: 3
Views: 8096

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:19 pm   Subject: Will a small lemon tree grow indoors?
Much appreciated for that - I'll keep it in a decent pot so it can be moved a bit - the deck down the end gets sun for 75% of the day so I'll sit it there during the summer months and take it in once ...
  Topic: Will a small lemon tree grow indoors?
johnoconnell

Replies: 3
Views: 8096

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:00 pm   Subject: Will a small lemon tree grow indoors?
Hi Folks,

I've a north east facing full height glass section at the back of my house and was wondering if I bought a small lemon tree to stick in a pot would it survive? I'm going to pop out to hom ...
  Topic: Ficus plant shedding leaves like theres no tomorrow.
johnoconnell

Replies: 4
Views: 9865

PostForum: House plants in Ireland, including cut flowers   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 8:22 pm   Subject: Ficus plant shedding leaves like theres no tomorrow.
Ah - I did the same thing, I had one on the windowsill of my bathroom and noticed the side facing the window had started to wither - though it was due to morning sun so moved it to another window sill ...
 
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