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Must We Mulch?

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I’ve noticed when discussing garden plans with clients that there’s a lot of confusion about mulch – what is it, do you need it and how much do you need? It’s not that hard really, and it makes sense when you consider what mulch is for and what it does.

Free food growing heritage, gardening, and permaculture workshop

Derrick Hambleton of An Tasice and permaculture advisor, Hannah Mole will host a free workshop on food growing, gardening, and permaculture this weekend as part of Galway City Heritage Week.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding.

Summer in the Vegetable Garden

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At this time of year the kitchen garden is in full swing with warmer, longer days allowing edible crops to mature and ripen. There’s still lots of work to do though to keep your plot productive and ensure a succession of edibles right through the summer months. If you’re lucky enough to have a designated kitchen garden with raised beds, brick paths and maybe even south facing walls for ripening fruit, you’ll have room to grow pretty much anything you like and lucky neighbours probably benefit from plenty of edible presents just now!

Get your gardening on

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The birds are signing. The bees are buzzing. The sun is shining (every so often). The summer has arrived and all you want to do is sit back in the comfort of your garden and unwind from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The only problem is that the garden has been neglected over the winter and is in need of some TLC.

Compost demonstration site opens today in Ballinahown

The red ribbon will be cut on the first Master Composter Demonstration Site in the county this Thursday, May 26 at 7.15pm in Ballinahown.

New laws on binning food could reduce waste

A new regulation coming into effect on Tuesday could help householders in Castlebar and Ballina cut down on the thousands of euros of food that is being binned each year.

Business man Michael MacDonald has a green plan!

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Michael MacDonald is a revolutionary waiting for a rising, an activist with a plan of action, a man looking to pull apart the fabric of industry and rebuild it with a view to doing things better and cleaner and greener.

Barna Waste composting centre to create ten jobs

Barna Waste has announced the planned opening of its regional composting centre at the Headford Road with the creation of 10 jobs. The new €6 million facility is the largest composting site in Connacht and is authorised to cater for up to 40,000 tonnes of waste annually. Initial weekly volumes of brown bin waste handled on site will be the equivalent of composting the annual food waste produced by a town of 4,000 inhabitants.


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