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Colour You Can Count On

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time of year as a beginning – of toasty fires, autumn spiced cookies and blazing coloured leaves. But it’s very hard letting go of summer for another whole year, so to ease the transition into autumn proper, the clever gardener will have a few tricks up his or her sleeve to keep things looking cheerful outside until it’s time to close the curtains and retreat inside.

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.

Galway stories of positive working lives

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Over her broadcasting career, Marie Louise O’Donnell has had the opportunity to work closely with many individuals, sharing their working lives, gaining a unique insight into their day to day duties, and learning what motivates and inspires them in their sometimes unusual occupations.

Tips on caring for your garden at Christmas

It is important to protect your garden from the cold weather, especially frost. A good method of doing this is to cover your plants with a frost blanket, which can be got from any garden centre or hardware shop.

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.

 

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