Self Watering Kit with Hydroponics

Self Watering Kit with Hydroponics
Hydroponics is a clever system for automated watering of plants. There are a range of systems that use hydroponics and its benefits there to be seen for intensive growing in greenhouses & indoors. Self watering kit and hydroponic kit includes Ebb & flow Self watering kits – temporary flooding the root zone Aqua Culture – ...

How to Install a Water Butt

How to Install a Water Butt
Its all about water charges in the News these days and with 3 days of no rain, water is becoming a treasured commodity. Storing water is a great and simple way of keeping your garden plants and lawns in top condition without incurring any additional water charges. There is a strong argument as to why ...

Water Storage Systems & Gardens

Water Storage Systems & Gardens
There are many benefits to using water butts and water storage systems in your garden and greenhouse. The first and obvious reason is because of the water charges that will be coming into effect in 2015. As of yet we still don’t know what the rates are or what the annual fees will be. Some ...

Why use Irrigation Systems

Why use Irrigation Systems
On occasions our summer weather can throw up some surprises. Last summer we had a long period of dry weather and it wasn’t long until we were out with the watering cans, trying to keep on top of things. Without an irrigation system water stress can kick in very quickly on certain garden plants. If ...

Securing your Greenhouse

Securing your Greenhouse
I woke up this morning to the all too familiar sight of my greenhouse lying face down on the back lawn. Its contents are no doubt heaped up in one great big mess inside. An array of plant pots, compost, seed trays, matting, hand tools and other objects all lie in wait of rescue. Of ...

Wheelbarrow Care

Wheelbarrow Care
Life for the garden wheelbarrow and be a rough ride and is all too often, cut short. Being constantly exposed to the tough external conditions of wind snow and rain the barrow must put up with a lot of hardship in it’s time. But today we want you to take the time and give your ...

Get your Garden Furniture Covers

Get your Garden Furniture Covers
There is nothing worse then the slow and steady decline of your favourite garden furniture. With the majority of garden furniture being made from timber such as ash, pine or oak – rotting can quickly set in with damp weather conditions. There are a number of ways to protect your garden furniture from the harsh ...

2 Watering Cans needed in Times of Drought

2 Watering Cans needed in Times of Drought
A drought is one week with no rain, and something that rarely happens in Ireland. But when it does your garden plants would greatly benefit from a watering can or two to see them through the dry patch. If you are going to water your plants there are a few things to consider. Firstly when ...

Grampa’s Weeder can Make those Dandelions Disappear

Grampa's Weeder can Make those Dandelions Disappear
If you want to solve your dandelion problem organically and with minimum back ache there is a tool on the market that can do just that. This isn’t a new invention however, this tool was first invented in 1913 and has been used ever since by gardeners across the US and is now becoming popular ...

Watering Timer Can Save Time & Water

Watering Timer Can Save Time & Water
If you have a green house, poly tunnel or in fact a garden of any form then a water timer is a very useful gadget that you should consider if installing an irrigation system. Watering plants is a constant chore and in the summer months it is something that cannot be left undone for more ...