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Your May Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

May
  All going well, the last of the frosts have left us and it is time to plant drifts of summer bedding plants. These form blankets of colour beside which you can sit during the summer months, drinking cold drinks and chatting with friends. It is probably the most sociable time of year outdoors. The ground...

How to Achieve & Maintain a Great Looking Lawn

In most gardens, the lawn brings all the features together. No matter how large or small it may be, a great-looking lawn is the unifier of your garden’s overall appearance. We’ve put together a few simple steps that you can follow to help you achieve that desirable lush-green lawn, and also to ensure its maintain...

Your June Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

June garden
The garden really is a beautiful and tranquil place to be at this time of year. This year I have been particularly taken by the scents and sounds in my garden. The perfumes seem stronger than usual (maybe I’m imagining that but I that is how I feel about them) and the sounds are more...

Controlling moss growth on your lawn with Peter Dowdall

Irish garden expert, Peter Dowdall, talks about treating that stubborn moss that grows through your lawn. Peter's top lawn fertiliser pick for moss control... The GreenForce Lawn Gold range is a three step approach to the perfect lawn. Apply it on your lawn at spring, at summer and at autumn/winter. The range is environmentally sound which is what...

Beginners Guide to Hanging Baskets

Hanging Baskets
Hanging baskets are a fantastic way to add a pop of colour to otherwise bleak walls and fences.  They are also terrific for brightening up decking areas and patios. Creating beautiful hanging baskets is easy when you know how, so we have created this ultimate guide to help you add dimension to your garden. Choosing a...

What Plant Foods Should You Use?

Irish garden expert, Peter Dowdall, talks us through his choice when it comes to feeding the plants in his garden. Peter's Plant Food Choices... Peter narrows his choice of plant foods down 3 different groups: General Purpose Flower Growth Rose Food General Purpose Plant Food It is important to have one good general purpose plant food to take...

Your July Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

July
The colour blue is in my opinion, a very classy colour adding a sharpness to any garden setting. It conjures up images on the one hand of Mediterranean holidays, azure skies and seas while on the other hand reflects the ‘moody blues’. It is in effect a very versatile colour. Mix with it minor...

Nature Will as Nature Wants; – Your May Garden Checklist

I never fail to marvel at nature. Of course we can aid our plants by providing exciting designs and by feeding, (I find April/May and August feeds to be most beneficial), weeding and pruning (no short back and sides please, just a trim after flowering) but at the end of the day, ‘nature will...

10 Ideas to Revitalise Your Patio

Garden Patio
If you’re looking for patio ideas, you’ve come to the right place!  Patio areas can often be neglected as we focus on nurturing our flower beds and lawns but we want to change that! Normally paved in concrete or similar slabs, the patio garden can sadly be viewed as a wasted space instead of the...

Cleaning Your Paths & Patio with Peter Dowdall

Irish garden expert, Peter Dowdall, walks us through how to get your garden paths, patio and decking looking pristine for the summer. With the recent sunny days we’ve enjoyed in the weeks of late April and early May, we’re sure many of you have welcomed your garden furniture back out of the sheds, and relocated it...
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