Geranium Cinereum – Plant Profile

Geranium Cinereum - Plant Profile
Geranium Cinereum The Geranium is also known as the Crane’s bill, Cranebill, Dwarf Cranesbill Geranium Shape & Size You can grow these plants from seeds or small plants. With a moderate growth rate, geranium plants will eventually grow into good sized plants Final Height: 15 – 20cm Final Spread: 40 – 50cm Spacing: 40cm Growth: ...

Wind block – How to Install

Wind block - How to Install
Wind block is a great product in gardens that are exposed or in gardens where more delicate or sensitive plants grow. All vegetable gardens require a certain amount of protection from the wind as they can become top heavy as they grow and this often leads to plants leaning over in windy conditions To avoid ...

Working With Decorative Stone

Working With Decorative Stone
The opportunities are endless when you design with decorative stone! Every garden will have some amount of stone as stone is an essential building block and is one of our more basic and reliable elements. With decorative stone you can create and build any number of unique features or seating areas. When using decorative stone ...

Water Storage Tank

Water Storage Tank
There is no question about it – the issue of water costs is not going to go away and maybe the best way to fight the water charges is to come up with ways in which we can store of own water and save on any water charges or bills   There are many ways ...

Chimenea Range at the Garden Shop

Chimenea Range at the Garden Shop
This season there is an even wider range of chimeneas available at the garden shop for gardeners to choose from. With these added items the range now offers more in both the lower and higher end products offering customer both value for money and top of the range chimeneas   This year’s range includes: Redwood ...

Pruning Roses

Pruning Roses
Roses are a fast growing plant and require a certain amount of maintenance to achieve a quality looking plant. Some believe that caring for roses is a delicate art, but really there are only a few important things to remember to ensure that your roses perform to their best each year Before we discuss how ...

Laying Weed Block Fabric Over Existing Shrubs

Laying Weed Block Fabric Over Existing Shrubs
The process of laying weed block over an existing flower bed is an acquired skill that needs to be fine-tuned over the years. Once capable of such as task the benefits outweigh the alternative – I.e. planting into freshly laid weed block fabric   The main reason why laying the weed block after planting is ...

Soil Preparation for Growing Potatoes

Soil Preparation for Growing Potatoes
The Staple diet for every Irish family! Potatoes are such a versatile vegetable take it is easy to find a use from them from one day to the next. Be it chips, roasties, mash, wedges, crisps or boiled potatoes you can easily grow your own potatoes in your garden and harvest them as you need ...

Stay warm with Welly Socks

Stay warm with Welly Socks
With the warm summer weather behind us, it can take an extra bit of encouragement to get ourselves out into the garden. The dark and chilli mornings are more akin to having a sleep in than rummaging around in the garden. But there is no thing that can overcome the worst of cold weather and ...

Companion Plants to Protect Vegetable Crops

Companion Plants to Protect Vegetable Crops
As the war against the common pest raging on the varieties of pest control options at gardeners disposal continues to grow. But alongside this fact is the ever narrowing range of garden chemicals that are permitted for use in gardens. The EU continues to blacklist a range of garden chemicals meaning that gardeners need to ...