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Where I live: Jamestown, Ballybrittas, Co Laois Member since: March 2012 Last here: 2177 days 18 hours ago
About my garden: The garden is part of a what is a farm recently divided off and comprises an orchard with four old apple trees - these trees could be in excess of 70 years old. They badly need pruning. I have three young Conference pear trees, a plum tree and a damson tree. In another area to the side of the house is an ornamental crab apple tree and an ordinary crab apple tree. There are at least three 'Standard' roses - two still have tags and are 'Trumpeter' . They have all grown wild and need serious pruning. There are other roses which during the autumn had lots of hips. There are no tags attached so I have no idea what they are. There is a green house missing two panes of glass with moss inside and out along the aluminium supports and under the glass. There is a laurel hedge separating the house from what was part of the farm yard and beyond that is the orchard and a grass area with a bird bath, old pump and a farm machine wheel belonging to the farm owners father. I have a lot of
More about me: I am an aspiring Countrywoman! I run my own business and have lived most of my life in the city. Recently I have come to live in what is part of a farm although separted from the farm by a recently erected boundary wall. I am not entirely new to gardening as I created two good urban gardens in my life. However, I have never grown vegetables or fruit.

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