15 Bush Bean Varieties

15 Bush Bean Varieties

Rose Gardens For the Beginning Gardener For the beginning gardener, roses often seem too hard to tackle, but that just isn’t true. If you want a rose garden, I suggest…

Creating Space For Brassicas

Creating Space For Brassicas

Garden Hedges – Understanding The Basics A garden hedge is quite simply a row of shrubs, spaced closely together so that they form a solid mass. Whether you clip them…

I Gave In And Bought Compost

I Gave In And Bought Compost

Improving the Topsoil in Your Garden When you start gardening a new patch of soil, whether it be a new allotment or a new garden, it’s always interesting. What will…

7 Ways to Deal With Slugs

7 Ways to Deal With Slugs

A Quick Guide to Compost If you Google the word compost, you will find an amazing variety of composts are available. So how do you know which compost to choose,…

Huge Spring Harvests from the Polytunnel Garden

Huge Spring Harvests from the Polytunnel Garden

The Right Garden Shed For Your Weather? Do you have the right garden shed for your garden? This may seem a simple question after all is a garden shed not…

Why I Stopped Saving Seeds ... but plan to start again

Why I Stopped Saving Seeds … but plan to start again

To Gravel or to Grass – Better Hurry As the Summer Is Almost Here To plant grass in your garden or not to – that is the question. It seems…

8 Ways to use a Compost Sieve

8 Ways to use a Compost Sieve

Beginning Gardeners and Organic Seed: Part I Beginning gardeners can learn skills to help them use organic seeds and growing practices. A successful first harvest can result from planting easy…

Growing Wheat For The First Time

Growing Wheat For The First Time

Companion Planting Guide Companion planting is the placement of various crops in close physical proximity to on another so as to symbiotically compliment the progress of each other. It’s important…

My Best Crop of Beets

My Best Crop of Beets

Abundant Sweet Harvests From Heirloom Organic Pea Seeds Planting heirloom organic pea seeds that are suited to cool or warm weather can extend the harvest. Shell peas work well for…

Dealing with Drought in Ireland

Dealing with Drought in Ireland

Don’t Crop The Top – Stop The Texas Chainsaw Massacre I’ve been in the tree service industry for over a decade. I still cringe every time I see a topped…