Gardening Blog

No Dig Garden Beds

No Dig Garden Beds

17.05.2023

Put that shovel away! No-dig gardening continues to grow in popularity with home growers and gardeners, but what does it actually involve? Will you need to sell … Read more

17.05.2023

Chicken Moat Slug Control

Chicken Moat Slug Control

17.05.2023

I suspect I'm not the only one but I am fighting a battle (and losing) with the quite unbelievable number of slugs I have this year. You can see them in the p … Read more

17.05.2023

Vegan Vegetable Gardening

Vegan Vegetable Gardening

02.05.2023

Vegan gardening has a lot of overlap with organic or no-dig gardening. However, the ways in which it differs are related to the principles of veganism itse … Read more

02.05.2023

Garden Party Furniture

Garden Party Furniture

02.05.2023

Garden furniture is often designed or bought with relaxation or solitary ‘me time’ in mind, but that’s far from the only option. The garden can be a great place … Read more

02.05.2023

Lough Gill Kayak Tour

Lough Gill Kayak Tour

26.04.2023

I am not someone who is very keen on getting up at 5 am on a Sunday morning but last weekend I found myself sitting blinking in the car three and half hour … Read more

26.04.2023

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

25.04.2023

What is Meant By Organic Gardening?You will no doubt often hear the term organic gardening or ‘gardening naturally’. What it actually means - or how strict th … Read more

25.04.2023

How To Make a Herb Garden

How To Make a Herb Garden

24.04.2023

They may not be the first thing you think of when planning a vegetable garden, but herbs are very easy and rewarding to grow. They provide a rich array of option … Read more

24.04.2023

Quickcrop Nursery Visit

Quickcrop Nursery Visit

21.04.2023

I was over at the nursery yesterday morning (pinching a few trees to replace some of my ash that had to come down) and took a few photos as it all looked so b … Read more

21.04.2023

Hugelkultur Garden Beds

Hugelkultur Garden Beds

20.04.2023

Hugelkultur is a form of raised bed gardening using layers of organic material. We previously discussed keyhole gardening on the blog, and hugelkultur gardening … Read more

20.04.2023

Some News On Seeds

Some News On Seeds

19.04.2023

Just to let you all know that we're in the middle of a project to rebuild our Quickcrop seed range at the moment - as well as providing more comprehensive info o … Read more

19.04.2023

​The Polytunnel in April

​The Polytunnel in April

19.04.2023

So, how is everyone feeling with the improvement in the weather? I for one am feeling pretty good about it. I don't know what the temperatures were like wh … Read more

19.04.2023

Automatic Garden Watering Systems

Automatic Garden Watering Systems

18.04.2023

Having some kind of automatic system set up to irrigate your plants is beneficial for a number of reasons: It frees you up to take care of other garden … Read more

18.04.2023