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Where I live: youghal, Co Cork Member since: June 2010 Last here: 2678 days 10 hours ago
About my garden: my garden is a very old farm yard, not that you would ever know now that it was once that. the old house is deralict and to be knocked and in time we hope to start a new build, but i want to maintain the natural feel of the site. there are many old plants in the garden some of which that got drastically cut back at different stages, there is box hedging poping up all over the place. the is a huge beech tree and some lovely very overgrown beech hedging. they are different types of hedging or shrubs well established but still trying to learn the names. they are typical of being found in old irish gardens. the site is surrounded by different trees and it is south facing we had to knock the evergreens which were blockingall the lovely sun light . in the summer the site is at least 3 degrees warmer that when you go out to the road and at least 3 degrees colder in the frosty winter. we also have a stream and a overgrown walled in area full of nettles it was once used for holding calv
More about me: i have always loved gardening growing up and love being in peaceful country garden. i have often tipped away at bedding plants but since moving back to the country side i want to extablish my garden and learn more about the plants expecially wild flowers and how to encourage growth where i want them to grow
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