Posts Tagged ‘vegetables’

Amberley Allotments, Amberley, Rochestown, Co. Cork

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

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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Myrtleville House Allotments, Myrtleville, Co. Cork

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

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.

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Setting up allotments, a planning guide for landowners.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

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.

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Bee Keeping, easy ways to attract bees to your garden.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

“Don’t wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees.”
Anne Raver

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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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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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GreenAcre Allotments, Ballyvorheen, Cappamore, Co. Limerick

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

GreenAcre Allotments are set in the Scenic countryside of Murroe, in the foothills of Slieve Felimn, just 20 minutes from Limerick city.

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Fingal Allotments, Naul, North County Dublin.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Fingal Allotments offer large allotments in the tranquil countryside convenient to all in North County Dublin.
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What vegetables can I sow this month?………. A Guide.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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…)

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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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