Storing your Potatoes with The Potato Clamp

Storing your Potatoes with The Potato Clamp
With the harvest very much in full swing we turn of attention on how to store and keep our crops in a suitable order over the winter months. There is a clear understanding that we must maintain a cool and dry environment with good airflow to keep vegetables as these are the conditions which allow ...

Going Wild with Wild Bird Care Products

Going Wild with Wild Bird Care Products
What really makes the garden stand out from the home is that a garden is teaming with life. Each individual garden is an ecosystem of its own and has an array of plant and animal species all co existing. This delicate relationship is heavily influenced by our own actions and making some small changes to ...

The Garden Planter & Container gardening

The Garden Planter & Container gardening
Low maintenance gardens should be filled with flower pots, planters and plant pots as these can offer an abundance of colour and interest all year round with the smallest amount of maintenance. The one word that you may be screaming at your computer right now is ‘Watering’!! yes, watering is essential and must be done ...

Storing Seeds at the End of the Season

Storing Seeds at the End of the Season
Frugal is the way forward and us gardeners always love a bargain and getting something for nothing. Whether you are grow vegetables to swap with your neighbour our barter with friends and family, there is always a way to get rid of some unwanted and excess garden plants, vegetables and seeds in return for something. ...

What to Grow in Your Cold Frame

What to Grow in Your Cold Frame
As summer draws to a close we turn our attention to the onset of chillier weather and what that means for our vegetable garden. Luckily though this does not mean the end of production as garden cloches, greenhouses, polytunnels and cold frames can all be used to extend our growing season and provide some much ...

Extra Privacy with Garden Timber Trellis

Extra Privacy with Garden Timber Trellis
Many city and town gardens are faced with the problem of lack of privacy and noisy neighbours. With so many new houses being built and the high damage to live in such confined spaces, we have found ourselves to be living on top of each other more and more and this means smaller gardens and ...

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 ...

Spring Flowering Daffodil Bulbs Planting Companions

Spring Flowering Daffodil Bulbs Planting Companions
When it comes to planting your spring bulbs one of the first questions is ‘what bulbs and other plants should and can we plant together’? Below is a list of the most common spring bulbs and what plants look great next to them Narcissus ‘Tete a Tete’: these dwarf daffodil bulbs have miniature yellow trumpets ...

Wild about flowers

Wild about flowers
Whether you have a strip of grass a large lawn or an entire garden to spare, then you should consider sowing a wild flower meadow. Every garden, big or small would really benefit from having a section of garden reserved for growing these rewarding flowers Wildflowers are extremely beneficial to gardens, gardeners and the environment. ...

Green Houses can Grow Peaches in Ireland

Green Houses can Grow Peaches in Ireland
Of all the things I grow in my greenhouse nothing has proven to be such value for money as my Peach Tree I purchased the Tree for around €20 back in 2006. Year 1 it gave me 1 huge and absolutely beautiful peach. I had worried originally would it struggle over the winter as was ...