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Celebrate sumptuous strawberry season with nutritious salad dish

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Bord Bia is encouraging consumers to ‘ Celebrate Strawberry Season’ and to enjoy tasty strawberries as a snack or in a delicious summer-fresh dish. Locally grown strawberries are naturally sweet which makes them the ideal healthy alternative snack for all ages!

To Weed or Not to Weed?

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“A flower is a weed with an advertising budget” says Rory Sutherland in his brilliant book ‘Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don’t Make Sense’. If you think about it, he’s absolutely right. What we call a weed is a plant just like any other, with a job to do – and the leaves, flowers and seeds to do it – but if it decides to grow where we don’t think it should, we call it a weed, and give it its marching orders. And all because it doesn’t have an advertising budget, basically: Its flowers and foliage are not considered suitable garden material, because the ‘budget’ didn’t run to eye-catching size, shape or colour.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding. A layer of Gardener’s Choice bark to a depth of 4in (100mm) will prevent the emergence of weeds.

Agroforestry

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Combining forestry with crop cultivation and livestock is a land management system that not only has been implemented across the world for the past 50-60 years, it was also relied upon in early Roman times. Why then is it that all of a sudden Agroforestry is such a hot topic? The simple answer really is Climate Change.

Local Men’s Sheds receive individual funding allocations

Funding has been afforded to a number of local Men's Sheds with the Brawny, Coosan and Moate non-profit local organisations which provide a space for craftwork and social interaction to benefit from individual allocations of €1410 each.

Positive health benefits of consuming organic food

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How your food is grown or raised can have a major impact on your mental and emotional health as well as the environment. Organic foods often have more beneficial nutrients, such as antioxidants, than their conventionally-grown counterparts and people with allergies to foods, chemicals, or preservatives often find their symptoms lessen or go away when they eat only organic foods.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding. A layer of Gardener’s Choice bark to a depth of 4in (100mm) will prevent the emergence of weeds.

Hydroponics made easy at West Coast Grow Shop

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West Coast Grow Shop caters for a specialised type of growing. It stocks some of the best international hydroponic systems. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, it caters for all growing and hydroponic needs.

Hydroponics made easy at West Coast Grow Shop

West Coast Grow Shop caters for a specialised type of growing. It stocks some of the best international hydroponic systems. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, it caters for all growing and hydroponic needs.

Hydroponics made easy at West Coast Grow Shop

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West Coast Grow Shop caters for a specialised type of growing. It stocks some of the best international hydroponic systems. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, it caters for all your growing and hydroponic needs.

 

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