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DeclanTipp's Journal

DeclanTipp's Journal August 2016

Last Post 452 days 22 hours ago

Plant ID.

28 August 2016 21:47:38

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Took some cuttings if this nice flower from Mums garden this evening . Fine big ground cover and about two feet in heights . Very soft stemmed . 

The Paulownia has grown four feet this summer .. I love their large umbrella leaves up to two feet across . 

Damage Explained in detail

22 August 2016 14:57:47
Damage Explained in detail

Damage Explained in detail

You know how I keep finding potted plants shredded and damaged. Had my suspicions for some time as to the culprit but no proof. Well today I got my proof ! Photo taken through the kitchen window so he was unaware of the surveillance.

Pepper Dust my ass.....Doesnt work I actually thinks he likes the stuff. Keeps drooling............................

Guilty your honor and the sentence is *%*%(*&^ Actually I intend to put the potting table on stilts until Hunter grows up or is that down ?

He's only eight months old.

 

Potted Hostas

21 August 2016 19:06:58
Potted Hostas

Potted Hostas

while visiting a friend recently she showed me some large Hostas she keeps in pots on her patio. Why didn't I think of this ? New ideas are always welcome . Keeps the slugs at bay too she says . 

Loftus Hall Gardens

17 August 2016 23:53:59

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Yes THAT Loftus Hall . The most haunted house in Ireland one . We took a day trip on Monday as the daughter awaiting her results wanted to be occupied ! Hook head light house and then up the road for the scare treatment . Thoroughly enjoyed the tour which had its moments. Afterwards a stroll in the sunshine after the gloom of the house . Done lovely color combinations in a walled garden that could offer so much more but I bet they will keep adding to it . I wasn't allowed bring any souvenir slips or cuttings home though .. Wonder why ? Duncannon beach on way home and ferry across from Ballyhack to shorten the trip back to Tipp. 

Seeds Anyone ?

13 August 2016 21:16:39
Seeds Anyone ?

Seeds Anyone ?

Love the way Poppy heads lift their caps for seed dispersal . I appear to have a million or two Poppy seeds to spare if anyone wants some ? Likewise with Calendula which are now going to seed in some numbers . 

PM me while Iam in good humour ha ha 

Monarda

06 August 2016 19:10:53
Monarda

Monarda

after the last Garden Mag featured " Marvellous Monarda" I decidedI needed some of these lovely red in the garden and Perrenials too . Seeds holy to the rescue and the smallest seeds I have ever planted are now peeping . A labour of love to overwinter but it's an added interest in the dark days to come . 

The Tomatoes are at last starting to ripen . I can't wait . Last year I planted six plants but it was a disaster as too many in a confined space . Yep is loads and plenty of fruit thankfully

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