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  Topic: Where can you buy bags for storing a)Potatoes b)Onions
stooriefit

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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:00 pm   Subject: Where can you buy bags for storing a)Potatoes b)Onions
Try your local chip shop, they usually get their tatties delivered in paper bags,and are usually glad to give them to local gardeners gratis. They keep the tatties dry and keep out the light
  Topic: Organic slow release fertilizer
stooriefit

Replies: 4
Views: 4897

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:25 pm   Subject: Organic slow release fertilizer
Hi Yorky
Blood Fish and Bone Meal.
Any Garden Centre or DIY store,not sure of the price in Euro's but around £8 in UK, comes in 7 kilo tubs.
Jock
  Topic: Rabbit proof Allotment
stooriefit

Replies: 12
Views: 9932

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 7:02 pm   Subject: Rabbit proof Allotment
Paddy
I think the stuff you are looking for is debris netting, it is used to cover scaffolding to stop things falling off. The best places to try would be builders merchants, or scaffolding firms who ...
  Topic: Corrigans City Farm
stooriefit

Replies: 9
Views: 10683

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:39 pm   Subject: Corrigans City Farm
Plenty of books out there Sean,. try Ebay or a book site called Greenmetropolis.

http://www.greenmetropolis.com

Jock
  Topic: Corrigans City Farm
stooriefit

Replies: 9
Views: 10683

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 12:11 pm   Subject: Corrigans City Farm
Saw this post and followed the link to RTE iPlayer, I watched the 19 may programe, it was exellent !!.Michael Corrigan bursts with enthusism for growing and rearing your own food. I have bookmarked th ...
  Topic: White curling leaves on Tomato plants.
stooriefit

Replies: 4
Views: 6433

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 09, 2009 3:54 pm   Subject: White curling leaves on Tomato plants.
I agree with Liparis ,its sun scorch. Don't water over the leaves as water on the leaves magnifies the suns strength and causes the scorching. Follow Liparis good advice and also only water into the p ...
  Topic: Here come the Tattie Howkers
stooriefit

Replies: 6
Views: 6305

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:47 pm   Subject: Here come the Tattie Howkers
Thanks boys ,thought you would be interested.
Had a wee check and it is not being shown on BBC2 NI at the same time ,but it is
bound to be in the schedule at some time.
It will almost certainly be ...
  Topic: Here come the Tattie Howkers
stooriefit

Replies: 6
Views: 6305

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:02 pm   Subject: Here come the Tattie Howkers
This is not strictly garden related, but as a piece of Scots /Irish social history I think will be of interest to those Irish gardeners who have Sky TV or live close enough to the north to receive BBC ...
  Topic: Grrr! Green Waste Charges
stooriefit

Replies: 25
Views: 24026

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:33 pm   Subject: Grrr! Green Waste Charges
Here in Scotland as in the rest of the UK garden waste is uplifted free from April till November , We have a wheelie bin with a green lid which takes only garden waste. Most councils in UK now have co ...
  Topic: Lidl fruit plants
stooriefit

Replies: 10
Views: 9091

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:16 pm   Subject: Lidl fruit plants
Hi Michelle
I would get both gooseberry and strawberrys planted to their final positions now.
Both fruits are quite hardy and will stand a little frost, I renewed my strawberry bed last Sept/Oct by ...
  Topic: Preparing veg garden - sand
stooriefit

Replies: 7
Views: 6696

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:50 pm   Subject: Preparing veg garden - sand
Sand on your carrot bed is a good idea, carrots do best in a sandy loam and need good drainage. but use builders sand not from the shore for the reasons mentioned in the previous posts. My biggest pro ...
  Topic: Lidl sale
stooriefit

Replies: 0
Views: 1984

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:13 pm   Subject: Lidl sale
Found this in the Grow Your Own website,
starts 2nd march in UK, and I think a week later in Ireland.
The prices shown will be in pounds not Euro's.
Jock


http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/grape ...
  Topic: Hullaw therr
stooriefit

Replies: 9
Views: 6613

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:58 pm   Subject: Hullaw therr
Thanks for the welcome Everybody,
walltoall aye reekin lums are no sae common noo'adays, and we followed Ireland's good example by banning smoking in public a couple of years ago.
you are right abou ...
  Topic: Hullaw therr
stooriefit

Replies: 9
Views: 6613

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:18 pm   Subject: Hullaw therr
Hi Verge
Weather is still too cold and wet to get anything done outside, winter cabbage and garlic are doing fine they came through the cold snap fine. Got some thigs started in the greenhouse in hop ...
  Topic: Hullaw therr
stooriefit

Replies: 9
Views: 6613

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:10 pm   Subject: Hullaw therr
Thanks Bill
I'm pretty sure I will, my allotment is behind the mill on Rosetta Rd,
champin' at the bit to get on with things, but the weather is still too cold and wet.
Regards Jock
 
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