Amberley Allotments allows you to reinvent the skills of your forefathers through growing your own vegetables, fruit and flowers. The other idea behind setting up Amberley Allotments was, besides growing your own, to create a community where people exchange seeds, plants and advice and a have a bit of craic! Amberley Allotments are situated in Rochestown and are convenient to everyone who lives at that side of the Cork city.
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Set in the confines of a purpose built 18th century walled garden these allotments have near perfect soil and all day sunshine. This will ensure the hard work that goes into growing your vegetables will be as fruitful as possible.
For a country that promotes itself as the Emerald Isle, Ireland has been found badly wanting where the provision of allotments are concerned. This is very apparent when we consider what small quantities of plots our city and county councils throughout the land provide.
“Don’t wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees.”
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.
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.
GreenAcre Allotments are set in the Scenic countryside of Murroe, in the foothills of Slieve Felimn, just 20 minutes from Limerick city.
Fingal Allotments offer large allotments in the tranquil countryside convenient to all in North County Dublin.
Here’s a handy list that I compiled in response to that eternal vegetable growing query that crops up as soon as spring arrives, “Am I too late to sow… (Insert vegetable of choice here)? (more…)