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I have grown some roses from cuttings. I thought I had taken a cutting of a yellow climbing rose, but it seems to be a little pink rose, another one is thornless and pink and I was sure it was off a white thornless rose. I have not been able to find much about this on the web, some people saying it ...
Ophelia has now moved up the west coast of Ireland and is currently in Donegal and parts of Northern Ireland, the winds seem to be gusting now from the North West, which is the Atlantic which is right, it started out this morning blowing from the East and South and changed round about 3pm
The storm has hit Cork quite badly, they got it first this morning, it has been moving up the west coast and we are feeling the gusts, at the moment, this is no worse than we have had in the past, but the storm is still centred round Galway as far as I can make out. The whole of Ireland is closed, t...
- Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:05 am
- Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
- Topic: Hi newbie here
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Hi welcome to Ish. I am in Ireland too, but in the wet bit, we have also restored an old house, you might be interested in the Inspirational Homes site, we open our house along with lots of others over the weekend in October for people doing restorations, self builds etc http://www.greendoorireland....
I wish I had done all my fruit trees as step overs or something now, the rooks come down and peck every ripe apple, usually just once, a big beak into each lovely apple. Looks a lovely productive little tree
- Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:27 pm
- Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
- Topic: tomato varietys less prone to blossom rot
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mulching is also the key to avoiding blossom end rot, I use a lot of grass mowings in my tunnel, grow hundred of pounds of tomatoes a year and never have a problem, use soaker hose in the soil and then a good mulching
- Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:09 am
- Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
- Topic: Tunnel vision
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Looking wonderful. I am quite inspired by your grape, I keep thinking I will put two in my tunnel, but I am really bad at pruning things back, I have a hard time side shooting tomatoes, they just look so happy growing away. I am guessing you have to keep pruning off side shoots etc to keep it tame?
- Fri May 19, 2017 12:49 pm
- Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
- Topic: First home grown lunch of the year
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it's wall to wall smug round here