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Latest posts by clogherhead

Compost v topsoil

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 16:38

I guess its the soil left after a mole has fecked up someone's golfcourse or lawn ,don't have them in Ireland thank God


Fork Handles

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 13:38
Perhasps a nice big carrot

Frozen seeds?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 09:56

you might be lucky just wait and see , but if they have failed I would wait until the last week in March or the first week in April .



Posted: 12/03/2013 at 08:58

With all the talk about Hydrangea's I was wondering which are your favourite types of shrubs do you grow pink or blue or somewhere in between or your growing conditions  i e  Acid /A lkaline



Fork Handles

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 07:18

Mornin all ,  A very bright cold -2 here on the east coast of Ireland


asparagus come back?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 07:12

as the lady says fingers x the man in the next plot to mine is growing Asparagus it was the worst year for growing he hope's to be getting a harvest next year , do not lose faith


asparagus come back?

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 21:22

Hi , did it show the year before

Fork Handles

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 21:19
sotongeoff wrote (see)

Does anybody really know what goes on in Dean's head?

Does Dean know what goes on in his head ?


Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 21:17
mikey Dee wrote (see)

What ?

Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 20:58
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

As I understand it the land in question that was bought and added to the garden was previously part of a field and as such it will have been part of a Registered Agricultural Holding.  To use it for anything other than agriculture will be in breach of planning regulations - this should have been made clear to the purchasers by their solicitor when handling the purchase.  They could then have applied for permission for Change of Use to  Residential - I think  that's the appropriate classification.  It is quite simple but it requires a fee.  Sometimes people don't bother and think it doesn't matter.  This proves that it does.

People would be up in arms if a farmer built a house on a field without planning permission - I'm afraid it's the same thing.  

This has happened in the past and the house has been demolished.


This one. yes I have read it .


Discussions started by clogherhead

Bamboo connecters

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garden /allotment tilling

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missing thread

lost question 
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2nd earlys

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fence planting

fence planting liner 
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New apple tree

new leaf growth 
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Sloe Berry

For making Sloe gin 
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Talkback: Where are the ladybirds?

on my allotment at newtowncross Drogheda 
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Frogs on the allotment

from tadpole to frogs 
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Blue stone

used for spraying on potatoes to help prevent blight 
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Forefront weed killer

Leaves on potato leaves curl like ferns it also effects tomato, beans, and peas. 
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