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  Topic: Roadside hedge
paulb

Replies: 8
Views: 11167

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:08 pm   Subject: Roadside hedge


Hi
thanks for your recommendation, no offence but I I am not too sure about Yew, I would prefer to have a mix of plants rather than one.

Regards
P
  Topic: Roadside hedge
paulb

Replies: 8
Views: 11167

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:31 am   Subject: Roadside hedge
Hi
I am finally getting around to planting this hedge. It is going to be inside a roadside wall and I want it to only grown to about 1M high.
The link I posted in my previous post sounded good, I li ...
  Topic: Wedding cake tree
paulb

Replies: 4
Views: 5924

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 4:55 pm   Subject: Wedding cake tree
Shade and sun?
Ours is on the south side of our garden and is quite exposed.
Is there a recommended feed for trees?
  Topic: Wedding cake tree
paulb

Replies: 4
Views: 5924

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 12:58 pm   Subject: Wedding cake tree
Hi
I planted a wedding cake 3 years ago and it doesnt seem the be thriving. It has not grown much since planting. I was also having a closer look at it this week and some of the new leaves have brown ...
  Topic: Roadside hedge
paulb

Replies: 8
Views: 11167

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 20, 2012 7:25 am   Subject: Roadside hedge
Hi
I just had a read through and I think either the year round or flowering evergreen hedge is what I am looking for.
If I plan a mix of these on the bank it should turn out nice.

Thanks for you ...
  Topic: Roadside hedge
paulb

Replies: 8
Views: 11167

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 7:24 pm   Subject: Roadside hedge
Thanks, but would that look very bare over winter, exposing the bank?
  Topic: Roadside hedge
paulb

Replies: 8
Views: 11167

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 3:16 pm   Subject: Roadside hedge
Hi
When building our house the front hedge was removed, we are now left with a land bank about 4 foot high with a fence ontop. What would be a good hedge to cover the land bank? We would like all yea ...
  Topic: Remove grass & weeds from hedging
paulb

Replies: 6
Views: 11705

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:40 am   Subject: Remove grass & weeds from hedging
Thanks all,
I'll give roundup a go, I was just nervous that the hedge could be killed by roundup.
P
  Topic: Remove grass & weeds from hedging
paulb

Replies: 6
Views: 11705

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: Remove grass & weeds from hedging
Hi
I planted a native hedge 3 years ago, its mainly hawthorn, black thorn, dog rose, wild roses etc. 50% of the hadge is thriving, this is also the section which has heavy plastic on the ground which ...
  Topic: Straighten tree
paulb

Replies: 5
Views: 6351

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:24 am   Subject: Straighten tree
Thanks all,
it is a very exposed site so I would be very nervous about removing the stakes, the lean isnt too bad, but if I put in a 4 inch spacer at the top of the stake it would probably correct it ...
  Topic: Straighten tree
paulb

Replies: 5
Views: 6351

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:12 am   Subject: Straighten tree
Hi
I planted a few trees last year and at the time I could not get the stakes tight to the trees due to routes. Some of these trees are not 100% vertical and are leaning towards the posts. What is th ...
  Topic: Tree supports
paulb

Replies: 2
Views: 3638

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:41 pm   Subject: Tree supports
Thanks Michael
I have 3 of these trees in the same general location, 1 is very solid, a second is bending a bit but the 3rd is seriously bending, I will try take a photo of it bending.
I was concern ...
  Topic: Tree supports
paulb

Replies: 2
Views: 3638

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 8:48 am   Subject: Tree supports
Hi
Last year I planted about 15 trees, most are doing well but I am having some problems with my Norway Maple's (Columnare), they are about 4m high and are bending far too much in the wind, I checked ...
 
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