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Throwing Shapes or in Good Form?

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Have you ever thought about shapes in the garden, or to be more exact, in the planted areas? It’s worth thinking about because a well-planned garden will include a variety of plant shapes to achieve the most visually pleasing look. It can be tempting as a new gardener to focus only on the flowering potential of your new best friends, and I understand this completely, having once been a rookie myself. It’s so tempting to wander through a garden centre and be seduced by the colour, texture and fragrance of blooms, and to fill up your garden with attractive flowers.

Beyond the castle walls — it’s Galway Garden Festival time

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The charming surrounds of Claregalway Castle will once again provide the stunning backdrop to the ninth annual Galway Garden Festival, which takes place on Saturday and Sunday week July 7 and July 8.

Top tips for beginner gardeners

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A new month can be a catalyst for a new hobby. Why not make gardening a new hobby this March?

Getting into Gear and Putting the Plot in

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Last week ‘s Gardenwise was about reconnecting with your garden after a long, cold and muddy winter and I hope you had a chance to do that and that a few rays of sunshine appeared to encourage you! We may still have the cold and the mud for a while yet but spring is drawing nearer with every week, and there are some jobs that are well worth doing around this time if you can manage it, so here are a few suggestions if you’re itching to get outside and get gardening. These will help freshen up the garden and hopefully the air and exercise will freshen up the gardener too!

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.

Your guide to a beautiful lawn with Greenhand

It is the thing that every gardener wants... a beautiful lawn and to be the envy of the neighbourhood with a flawless carpet of healthy grass. With a little bit of work and some sound help and advice it is not so difficult to achieve.

‘I don’t care about medals, I want to try different ideas’

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Celebrity garden designer Diarmuid Gavin will be bringing his green-fingered wit and wisdom to Galway next month for a one-man show at the Town Hall Theatre where he will explore the world of gardening, with stories of the Chelsea Flower Show, where he has exhibited nine times, winning the Gold Medal in 2011 for his Irish Sky Garden.

'I don’t care about medals, I want to try different ideas'

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Celebrity garden designer Diarmuid Gavin will be bringing his green-fingered wit and wisdom to Galway next month for a one-man show at the Town Hall Theatre where he will explore the world of gardening, with stories of the Chelsea Flower Show, where he has exhibited nine times, winning the Gold Medal in 2011 for his Irish Sky Garden.

Celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Join one of the biggest celebrity gardeners in the business, Diarmuid Gavin, for a very special evening at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday, May 26.

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