Posts Tagged ‘growing’
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.
GreenAcre Allotments are set in the Scenic countryside of Murroe, in the foothills of Slieve Felimn, just 20 minutes from Limerick city.
This is a new allotment venture in a walled garden about 2.5 miles from Fethard, Co Tipperay.
This is a new allotment project situated in a secure and private location just 2 miles from Navan, Co. Meath.
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.
Todays Irish Times newspaper (Thursday, March 26, 2009) ran an article entitled “Why growing your own food is back on the menu“, which gives a mention to Allotments.ie.
A big thank you to the writer John Gibbons.
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”.
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.