What to do with all those fallen leaves?
Leafmould I’m always on the look out for a bargain, so something FREE is extra appealing. One of the most important factors in successful gardening is a healthy soil. It is simply fundamental for obvious reasons. Whether you mainly grow ornamentals or edibles, that healthy soil is the key to success. Gardening involves cropping and […]
New Hebe: Pink Passion – Fall in Love with Hebes!
New Hebe: Pink Passion There are some who doubt that anything can grow well in Ireland. Just recently, though a new Hebe, Pink Passion (TULL16) has been bred in Dublin by Tully Nurseries and it’s proving to be very popular – I can’t get my hands on one! Hebe Pink Passion Dark stems […]
Enjoy Phlox Paniculata – late flowering show bloom
Flower of the week from YOUR garden to YOUR table: 12th Sept. – 18th Sept. “One of the most imposing border plants – planted in groups of three or more they are an impressive sight – their beautiful scent and flowers are highly attractive to bees and butterflies and make them a good cut […]
Sowing Your Winter Radish
Its time to go back to seed sowing – Winter Radishes Its time to sow seeds again. I have been lax in sowing seed during the last few months; and surprisingly now I have had a sudden urge to start again. Most classic radish varieties like Scarlet globe, Sparkler or French Breakfast can still be […]
Boggy Ground? Make the most of it!
Boggy Ground? Make the most of it! Here in Northern Ireland I hear people moaning all of the time about not being able to grow this and that in boggy soil. I think they are missing out! Here are some of my favourite plants that really thrive in this unique part of the world. […]