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Course - Nature-Friendly Gardening and Growing for the Kitchen.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Nature-Friendly Gardening and Growing for the Kitchen is the name of a one Day course which is being held on 8th August 2009. It takes place on a smallholding near Kiltegan in West Wicklow, 75 minutes from Dublin city centre.
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Ladybirds in your garden, how many?

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

As children most of us were very picky about what insects we liked. For me personally, earwigs, centipedes, spiders, and all sorts of flies (horseflies especially) scared the pants off me. Then there were the ladybirds, which for one reason or another always found favour with the younger me.

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Navan Garden Allotments, Macetown, Navan, Co. Meath.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

This is a new allotment project situated in a secure and private location just 2 miles from Navan, Co. Meath.
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Window box vegetables, What you will need & how to put it all together

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Last week I wrote about a solution to lack of space for growing salad vegetables faced by balcony and patio gardeners.
That was the window box vegetable garden.
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Window box vegetable growing for gardeners with limited space.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Living in the countryside with roughly a half an acre site for my planting experiments, I sometimes tend to forget there are many gardeners who are less space “fortunate”.
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Weeds, a pre-emptive strike.

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

As I strolled out towards the veg garden this morning, I bumped into some old friends who come for a visit each spring.

I smiled towards Mrs tulip, tipped my cap to Mr Crocus, waved happily across to the daffodil clan, then it all went wrong as I was stopped in my tracks by some unwelcome visitors.

You know the sort, someone you know see, you’ll give them the time of day, but would rather they did not visit.
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