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The Top 5 Gardening Ideas for Beginners

With so many available options causing confusion for novice gardeners here are some simple suggestions for anyone planning to grow vegetables. Herb Garden Preferably planted close to the kitchen, a herb garden will produce a fragrant display with something tasty … Continue reading

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Ten Essential Tips for Gardening Beginners

1 Planning. Decide what you want to do with your vegetable garden and spend time working out the best way to achieve it. There are so many choices –fruit or vegetables, greenhouse or polytunnel, work out what suits you and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Trouble-Free Vegetable Crops for Beginners

Our list of easy to grow vegetables all have a good chance of first time success and will give you the skills you need to expand your gardening prowess. Radish. These crispy salad vegetables are quick and easy to grow. … Continue reading

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An Introdcution to School Vegetable Growing

To go straight to the schools garden shop please click here. Remember Quickcrop give all schools 10% discount on all orders, please call us to receive your unique school code. Contact Andrew at 01 524 0884. An Introduction to School … Continue reading

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Soil or compost for a school vegetable garden

The soil or compost you use in your school vegetable garden is the single most important part of the project. Vegetables are demanding as plants go, after all we we expect quick growth and lots of crops from a relatively … Continue reading

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How to build a school raised bed vegetable garden

Using school raised garden beds We would strongly recommend using timber raised vegetable beds for your school garden for a number of reasons, the biggest from the teachers point of view is they cut down on maintenance. Raised beds contain … Continue reading

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Where to build a school raised bed garden?

Site Vegetables are expected to give a lot. We want them to grow quickly and provide good quantities of nutritious food. To do this we need to pamper them a bit and this means giving the best site we can … Continue reading

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What to grow in a School Vegetable Garden

Be Realistic! I’d give the same advice to any new gardener – to start small with easy to grow crops. A school vegetable garden also has the holidays to take into account so unless you have interested parties who are … Continue reading

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Quickcrop Transition Year Project

Quickcrop is an independent Irish website dedicated to vegetable growing. We have all the materials and expertise necessary to make sure any vegetable growing project is a success. Quickcrop have become the experts in school gardens and have managed many … Continue reading

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Recommended Seed Varieties for Schools

We understand it can be difficult for teachers without gardening experience to choose the correct vegetable plants for school growing. Our seeds packs are designed for growing within the term dates as we know getting someone to look after the … Continue reading

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