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  • 2 March 2015 - 081020111
    Looking for hedge options for a windy site bearing in mind that my client likes to keep it natural as... (More)
    Try hawthorn holly and beech mixed randomly, the first two are natives and beech is naturalised. They... (More)
  • 1 March 2015 - Sans
    What different trees can I plant on land in Achill island ? (More)
    Try grey willow which is wild willow, if you can get it. Evergreen oak is good too, holly ... (More)
  • 1 March 2015 - Polser
    Recently my Dad put his new Connemara pony into the back garden to graze, when he came back he noticed... (More)
    Wrap the grazed stem immediately with 10 cm strips cut from a black refuse bag, making sure it is tight.... (More)
  • 28 February 2015 - marygallagher7
    I have a small sunny front dublin city garden and I want to plant trumpeter roses . I want to add in... (More)
    'Trumpeter' is probably best on its own, as it is very bright, but white 'Margaret Merril' or 'Iceberg'... (More)
  • 25 February 2015 - Morning2
    I have a gooseberry bush that i have' nt pruned this year as pruned wrong last year and got very little... (More)
    it can be pruned before the leaves break. Take out all crossing branches and those growing towards the... (More)
  • 25 February 2015 - Lyner
    Can you please advise if the spreading of cold ashes from a coal/briquette fire has any benefit good/bad... (More)
    Ashes from peat or from good coal has no structure to it or plant food value, unlike wooden which has,... (More)
  • 24 February 2015 - flowerhill
    This old church has pervasive ivy growing on it. We have attempted to sever the roots at the base but... (More)
    take off what ivy you can and treat the cuts surfaces with undiluted Roundup. The ivy is growing in the... (More)
  • 22 February 2015 - herb
    Can climbing roses be planted permanently in large pots or must they be sown into the actual soil (More)
    Climbing roses are not so happy in a pot ...and remember you have to water and feed them all the time.If... (More)
  • 22 February 2015 - Daniela
    I've planted some Asiatic and Oriental lilies bulbs in pots and I wonder if I can leave them in the shed... (More)
    These lilies are hardy and can be left outside to grow, but watch for snails that might attack the young... (More)
  • 21 February 2015 - Rock Road
    My veg garden gas been going for 9 years and is now tired and performing poorly. I am not really able... (More)
    Raised beds can be used to set up a non-dig, or less-dig, system, by adding a layer of well-rotted compost,... (More)

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