Dahlia – Plant Profile (Arabian Nights)

Dahlia - Plant Profile (Arabian Nights)
Dahlia Arabian Nights Shape & Size Grow  Dahlia Tubers or plants and they will grow into full size plants with 5 years Final Height: 70 – 100cm Final Spread: 50 – 75cm Spacing: 75cm Growth: Moderate / Fast Dahlias are grown for their big blooms in late Summer. There are a massive array of Dahlia ...

Spraying Roses

Spraying Roses
Rose care involves a lot of work & care during the year. Many gardeners shy away from growing roses because of this, but with a little know-how & practice anyone can grow perfect roses year after year. Having the right growing conditions is the first hurdle and if you don’t get this right before planting ...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners

Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners
Why not get the one you love the most a gardening gift this Christmas? You can find gifts for young & old that won’t break the bank!  Because we at TheGardenShop Love gardening we know all of the best gardening gifts and want you to know all about them too. Below is a selection of ...

Recycling Bin Dos & Don’ts

Recycling Bin Dos & Don’ts
Given the week that is in it, we at The Garden Shop have decided to clear up some of the confusion around our recycling bins and figure what exactly what can and can’t be recycling and disposed of in our recycling bins at home. In Ireland each person accumulates around 35Kg of plastic waste each ...

How to Grow Wheatgrass Seeds

How to Grow Wheatgrass Seeds
Wheatgrass and other sprouting seeds are becoming more and more popular as people’s awareness of the benefits of such food grows. Wheatgrass seeds are considered a superfood thanks to its high levels of beneficial proteins which are essential building blocks as well as high levels of vitamins including A, B, C, E, l and K. ...

Build your Own Garden Furniture

Build your Own Garden Furniture
Sometimes gardening is best when we do it ourselves. We can really appreciate a piece of garden furniture, bench or table if we put our own sweat into it and we maybe put our own ‘twist’ on it. If you build it yourself then you gain a certain ownership and sentimentality that you would not ...

Seaweed Fertiliser by Atlantic Gold

Seaweed Fertiliser by Atlantic Gold
Soil conditioning is an important step in gardening and vegetable growing. The condition of your soil will have a huge impact on the quality of the garden flowers and the size of your harvest. While we have little influence on weather conditions and sun levels, we can greatly influence our soils conditions and with this ...

Wildflower Seeds for Weddings

Wildflower Seeds for Weddings
Something that is becoming more and more clear as my own wedding draws close is that you can’t do it all on a shoe-string! In fact, it turns out, that weddings can be quite an expensive affair!! So money saving ideas can certainly come in handy in the build up to the big day! One ...

Native Hedging Maintenance in Ireland

Native Hedging Maintenance in Ireland
Our native hedgerows are an important feature of our landscape and there are a number of steps in maintaining them that is important for their longevity & health Depending on the shape, condition & species within native hegding each hedge should be treated differently;   Native Hedging which is wide or has a wide base: ...

Wolf Garden Tools – Why We Love Them!

Wolf Garden Tools – Why We Love Them!
The Wolf Garten range of multi change tools at first seemed like a gimmick and in gardening gimmicks never last long. Wolf Garten tools have been around since  1958 when wolf introduced their first garden tool  and the very first electric lawn mower in Europe. Since then wolf garden as developed its garden tool range ...