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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...

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...

Five Easy Tips to Achieve the Perfect Lawn

Lawn Care
In most gardens, the lawn brings all of the features together: whatever its size, a well-tended lawn is a great unifier. To maintain a healthy lawn, or to repair a lawn damaged from winter weather, follow the steps outlined below. Mowing It’s vital to cut your lawn regularly as it helps strengthen the grass. Don’t cut...

Create a Secret Room in Your Garden – March Gardening Checklist

We have all heard of March winds and April showers - well I don’t know about you but I’ve heard and felt enough winds over the past few months to do me a lifetime so the prospect of March winds have no appeal for me. Roll on good sunny days! Some time ago I mentioned...

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...

Your Lawn Needs Winter Protect

Don't let the cold damp winter season ruin your lawn - Lawn Gold Winter Protect will help keep moss at bay and gives your lawn a lovely rich green colour all season long thanks to the unique formula of slow release iron and organic nutrients. Apply now before the freezing weather starts to ensure your...

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...

Your October Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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Buy flower bulbs as early in the season as possible, as it is then that the best quality is available. Bulbs that remain in shops unsold for a while tend to get handled frequently by undecided customers and by young little hands. Reject bulbs of poor quality, as these tend to produce poor quality...

Decorate your Garden with Plants, plus your July checklist

Though plants should form the back bone of our gardens, including features and decorative objects can add the finishing touches and give an insight to the personality of the gardener. My garden is just an extension of my own personality with plants as reminders of places visited and people met, with patio furniture made by...

Your September Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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There is absolutely no reason why your autumn/winter garden should not look as good, if not better, than your summer display. It’s all in the planning. By autumn and early winter your beds and borders can look worn out and generally past their sell-by date, particularly if you opted to plant annual bedding plant and...
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