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Kate & Graham's Journal January 2011

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The Irish Garden Magazine

21 January 2011 11:15:06
Memories of last years Swallows

Memories of last years Swallows

Part of my Christmas present from Graham  this year was a years subscription to the Irish Garden Magazine, this morning I received in the post 6 packets of seeds from them, happy days !!!   


14 January 2011 21:49:18
Lidil Hyacinth

Lidil Hyacinth

Got this hyacinth from lidil,  and when we arrived down to Roscommon yesterday evening it was nice to see it flowered, I think we may have lost our griselinia it has gone completely brown , I am very disappointed as I grew them all from cuttings and they were coming into their 3rd year and  about 3 ft tall,  and now they look dead

For Hosta

12 January 2011 22:05:43
needs must

needs must

Just read about Hosta's problem with T-roll holders going mouldy. Last year I used the little plastic bottles that contain "Actimal " or any yogurt drinks. Just put holes in the bottom for drainage,  fill with compost and place a seed in each one,and then I placed them onto one of the old shelves from the plastic greenhouse, each one fitted perfectly into the holes. This was really handy when it came to putting them outside to harden offf as I could take the whole lot together. When they were ready to plant out  it was just a case of cutting open the container and popping out the sweetpea

Happy New Year!

02 January 2011 19:22:37
Something to look forward to ...........

Something to look forward to ...........

Happy New Year to all our Garden.ie friends !!!!.. sorry I am a bit late posting this but we only got back from Co Clare this evening, and we did not have access to the internet. Looking forward to another year in the garden and hopefully some nice warm weather for 2011......


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