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Gardenwise | Hooked on Herbs – the Garden Gateway

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Whoever would have thought a couple of months ago that a visit to the garden centre would become such an eagerly awaited event? Suddenly somewhere you popped into to pick up a few bits without thinking – a bag of compost, a bird feeder and a six pack of lettuce plants – became a Destination. Outfits were chosen and displayed on social media. Lists were made and a flask and sandwiches packed in the car just in case the queues were so long you couldn’t get home in time for lunch.

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.

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.

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.

 

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