Category Archives: Seasonal Articles

Plants for the Autumn Vegetable Garden

What to sow or plant in September – it’s not too late! I have included below some good things to sow or plant out as vegetable seedlings in September. Most of the varieties mentioned are available as seed or as … Continue reading

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Early August in the Quickcrop Vegetable Garden

As you know my top priority is keeping you happy so when I noticed a sunny spell outside the office window I sped over to the Quickcrop garden to take some photos. I was concerned, you see, that you might … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden in Mid May

What can I sow or plant in my garden now? Everything! Well, pretty much everything. You will be too late to sow most warm climate crops which need a long growing season like tomatoes, peppers and aubergines but nearly all … Continue reading

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Rathdooney Vegetable Garden Blog – Jan 10th

I am sure you are sick of seeing pictures of my potatoes by now but I ended up digging out another barrow full of them on Sunday while I prepared a bed for Summer cabbage. According to the weather forecast … Continue reading

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Rathdooney Vegetable Garden Blog – November 28th

You may remember some of the vibrant looking photos from my vegetable garden in the Summer with its neat (ish) rows of healthy crops and tidy weeded paths? Well, it looks nothing like that now. I am afraid the garden … Continue reading

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Frost Protection in the Garden

As Winter approaches it is important to consider protecting your plants from cold weather and the damage that can be caused by frost. ¬†All weather conditions play a part in maintaining the health of a plant, regulating water and nutrient … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in August

Well, it’s August again in the Quickcrop garden (and elsewhere I suspect) so I thought we’d take our customary stroll around to see what’s growing and hopefully offer some advice on some of my fruit and vegetable crops. It is … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in July

I spent a good bit of time in the vegetable garden this weekend as the skies were blue for a change which made working outdoors a pleasure. I was also able to have a good snoop about without getting drenched … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden in March

This March I am starting a new monthly update project which is centered more around what I’m doing in my garden. This is because it’s easier for me to write but also I hope you find it more engaging to … Continue reading

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Strawberries, The Versatile Fruit

Fruit trees and bushes are planted in the garden with the intention of remaining for the long term, providing produce for many years. In return for this supply of fresh fruit they require regular feeding, training, pruning and, in some … Continue reading

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