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Spring cabbage growing - Spring cabbage how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Spring cabbage…. A hardy vegetable that’s an excellent source of Vitamin C and glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Health benefits aside, the image of spring cabbage has been tarnished by the soggy mush served up in school and work canteens. In this guide I hope to banish the soggy cabbage blues as I show you how to cook cabbage correctly, but first let’s look at how to grow it at home.

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Beetroot growing - Beetroot how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Beetroots…round, cylindrical or tapered swollen roots that are way more versatile than many give them credit for. Fairly pest free, they are also a good crop for the organic gardener. Find out for yourself as we detail amongst other things the varieties suitable to grow in Ireland, and how to plant or sow them.

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Hillside Allotments, Ballinagran, Co. Wicklow.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Up and running since February, Hillside Allotments are  situated in Ballinagran, Co. Wicklow.

All the plots come fully prepared with water on tap and free manure.
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Ballygroman Farm Allotments, Co. Cork.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Bring along the family to Ballygroman Farm Allotments in Co. Cork and see the advantages of having your own allotment.
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Grow Your Own allotments, Tubrid, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Located on a farm just three miles from County Meath near Loughcrew Cairns and  Forest, is the Grow Your Own allotments site.
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Hydro Farm allotments, Tower, Blarney, Co Cork.

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Hydro allotments are part of a private farm between Blarney and Tower Co Cork.

A hidden piece of paradise that even people living in the area may not be aware about.

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