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  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:15 pm   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
Thanks Tippben for your input!

We kind of knew that what we wanted didn't really exist Wink

We went to the nice Garden Shop in Monkstown today and they are selling nice tall Birch trees for 40e. ( ...
  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 10305

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:04 pm   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
I added some pictures of previous years in the original post, and it's very impressive to see how the bushes on the wall have grown. We feel like they are not growing fast enough, but maybe they would ...
  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 10305

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 11:48 am   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
Hi all and thanks for all your answers!

I really like the idea of training a fruit bush (loganberry, black berries) on the north facing wall. We have raspberries but we are planning to take them ou ...
  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 10305

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:31 pm   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
Ok, I made a very bad Photoshop montage to show the size of our future decking Smile Don't mind the furniture in front of the doors!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-M9SATkrEu5M/U91YfHHUBOI/AAAAAAAA ...
  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 10305

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:21 pm   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
Hi Greengage!

Thank you for your reply Smile

Regarding the deck area, it's not done yet Smile It will come up right to the edge of the garage and we'll have benches and a nice little cosy area to sit ...
  Topic: Medium Tree for corner of small front garden
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 16651

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:23 pm   Subject: Medium Tree for corner of small front garden
And we also got a Strawberry Tree, but kept it in a container as it was too "slow growing" for that corner.

Unfortunately, it didn't survive one of the winters... and died Sad

We are no ...
  Topic: Medium Tree for corner of small front garden
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 16651

PostForum: Irish Trees & other trees grown in Ireland   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:21 pm   Subject: Medium Tree for corner of small front garden
Oh, I am sorry I didn't see the extra questions!

We planted an Amelanchier et it's lovely!

I had been cutting the shoots which were coming at the base every spring, but it is a multi-stem tree a ...
  Topic: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
sjohanna

Replies: 11
Views: 10305

PostForum: Garden Photo gallery & Plant Identification area   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:57 pm   Subject: Our small garden - work in progress (need your help!)
Hi all,

I have been a member for quite a while but didn't post very much Smile

In 4 and 1/2 years that I have been living in this house, the front and the back garden have really evolved nicely!
...
  Topic: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
sjohanna

Replies: 10
Views: 12863

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:52 pm   Subject: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
Thank you for both of you for your advices!

I think I will keep them in the garage for the winter, in the pot, as I am not sure about the digging option.

But I might go for the second option nex ...
  Topic: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
sjohanna

Replies: 10
Views: 12863

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:17 pm   Subject: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
Great thanks! Should I keep it in the bright spot and water regularly?

Thanks again!
  Topic: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
sjohanna

Replies: 10
Views: 12863

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:49 am   Subject: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
Hi, me again!

I kept the Dahlia inside, but now it looks completely dead. I think it got too hot, probably/maybe not enough light... water... I am not sure, but it dried out completely.

I cut a ...
  Topic: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
sjohanna

Replies: 10
Views: 12863

PostForum: Perennials, Ferns and Ornamental grasses   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 1:27 pm   Subject: Dahlia bishop of llandaff - Planting, keeping inside?
Hi,

I've just been offered a Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff plant and I don't know what to do with it...

I read that it needed to be planted in spring after the last risk of frost...
And well... we ...
  Topic: Should I prune my drying out Genista Fragrans ?
sjohanna

Replies: 1
Views: 4230

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 9:36 am   Subject: Should I prune my drying out Genista Fragrans ?
Here are a few pictures in case it helps!

http://i43.tinypic.com/21nk1mo.jpg

http://i43.tinypic.com/j981zq.jpg


Johanna
  Topic: Should I prune my drying out Genista Fragrans ?
sjohanna

Replies: 1
Views: 4230

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 09, 2010 6:07 pm   Subject: Should I prune my drying out Genista Fragrans ?
Hi there,

We've recently (beginning of April) planted a few schrubs, including a Genista Fragrans, called as well "Cytisus racemosus" or "Sweet Broom" but it seems to exist diff ...
  Topic: Your opinion for our evergreen hedge
sjohanna

Replies: 1
Views: 3688

PostForum: Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:32 am   Subject: Your opinion for our evergreen hedge
Hi,

I poster a question yesterday regarding the choice of a tree in the right side corner or our front garden.

http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/7749/dsc2380p.jpgPrunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifol ...
 
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